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File #: 22-457   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: OFFICE OF PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO AUTHORIZE County Administrator to negotiate and execute a license agreement with First Call for Help, Broward, Inc., d/b/a 2-1-1 Broward ("2-1-1 Broward"), for up to five years at no cost to County, to permit the nonprofit entity to utilize certain space in the County's Emergency Operations Center during activations to ensure continuity of the 2-1-1 service to the public, subject to review of the agreement for legal sufficiency by the Office of the County Attorney.
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - 211 MOU, 2. Additional Material - Information
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting                               

Director's Name:                     Margaret Stapleton

Department:                                          Public Communications

 

Information

Requested Action

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MOTION TO AUTHORIZE County Administrator to negotiate and execute a license agreement with First Call for Help, Broward, Inc., d/b/a 2-1-1 Broward (“2-1-1 Broward”), for up to five years at no cost to County, to permit the nonprofit entity to utilize certain space in the County’s Emergency Operations Center during activations to ensure continuity of the 2-1-1 service to the public, subject to review of the agreement for legal sufficiency by the Office of the County Attorney.

 

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Why Action is Necessary

Necessary to authorize the County Administrator to negotiate and execute the referenced license agreement.

 

What Action Accomplishes

Authorizes the County Administrator to negotiate and execute the referenced license agreement.

 

Is this Action Goal Related

Yes

 

Previous Action Taken

N/A

 

Summary Explanation/Background

This item supports the County Value, “Consistently delivering responsive, efficient, quality services to the public and internal customers.”

 

2-1-1 Broward provides counseling and health-related assistance to the community through trained counselors.  It is important to ensure the continuity of this service before, during, and after emergency activations, such as hurricane.

 

This item, if approved, would authorize the County Administrator to negotiate and authorize a five-year license agreement at no cost to County with 2-1-1 Broward to utilized certain space designated by the County in the Emergency Operations Center during activations, subject to review of the agreement for legal sufficiency by the Office of the County Attorney.

 

Source of Additional Information

Margaret Stapleton, Director, Office of Public Communications, 954-357-6931

 

Fiscal Impact

Fiscal Impact/Cost Summary

There is no fiscal impact to Broward County.