ADOPTED - SEPTEMBER 27, 2005
Agenda Item No. 32
Introduced by the Human Services and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE AN AGREEMENT WITH LANSING-MASON
AMBULANCE FOR MEDICAL EXAMINER TRANSPORTS
WHEREAS, the Ingham County Board of Commissioners has the responsibility to appoint the Ingham County Medical Examiner and support investigations as to the cause and manner of unexpected deaths; and
WHEREAS, these investigations often involve the transport of cadavers from the scene of death to the county morgue; and
WHEREAS, Ingham County has contracted with Lansing-Mason Ambulance Service for the past eight years after issuing an RFP and accepting the lowest bid; and
WHEREAS, the Chief Medical Examiner recommends that Ingham County authorize an amendment to the agreement with Lansing-Mason Ambulance Service to continue the agreement for the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2007.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes an amendment to the agreement with the Lansing-Mason Ambulance Services, 4148 Legion Drive, Mason, Michigan 48854, for cadaver transports authorized by the Medical Examiner=s Office.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the amendment shall continue the terms and conditions of the agreement for the period commencing October 1, 2005 and ending September 30, 2007.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the compensation for cadaver transport shall be set at $65 per transport during period of the agreement.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board Chairperson be authorized to sign the amendment after review by the County Attorney.
HUMAN SERVICES: Yeas: Hertel, Weatherwax-Grant, Dedden, Holman, Severino
Nays: None Absent: Celentino Approved 9/19/05
FINANCE: Yeas: Dedden, Swope, Hertel, Schor, Thomas, Dougan
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 9/21/05