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File #: 18-6478   
Type: Misc - Interlocal Agreement
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 12/13/2018
Posting Language: Ordinance approving a one-year Master Interlocal Agreement with Bexar County for Cooperative Purchasing, Crime Lab, Hotel Occupancy Tax Collection, Jury Pool, Library, Platting, and the Truancy Case Management Program, with four one-year extensions. [Carlos Contreras, Assistant City Manager; Jeff Coyle, Director, Government & Public Affairs]
Attachments: 1. Draft Ordinance, 2. Ordinance 2018-12-13-1025
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DEPARTMENT: Government & Public Affairs



SUBJECT: Master Interlocal Agreement with Bexar County

This item is to request ordinance passage approving a Master Interlocal Agreement (MILA) between the City of San Antonio and Bexar County. The Master Interlocal Agreement contains contract requirements, deliverables and compensation methodology for various services, to include: Cooperative Purchasing; Crime Lab; Hotel Occupancy Tax Collection; Jury Pool; Library; Development Services-Platting; and Truancy Case Management. The term of this agreement is for one year, commencing on October 1, 2018 and terminating on September 30, 2019. Upon expiration of the initial term, the City and County may renew the agreement for four additional one-year terms, which will renew automatically unless either party provides written notice to the other party of its intent not to renew within 120 days of the end of such term.

For many years Bexar County and the City of San Antonio have entered into interlocal agreements to coordinate mutually beneficial services. A Master Interlocal Agreement (MILA) was developed in 2013 to consolidate agreements for services in: Animal Care, Cooperative Purchasing, Crime Lab/Medical Examiner, Platting, Fuel, Jury Pool, Library, Magistration, and Hotel Occupancy Tax collection. Subsequent to the creation of the agreement, City Council approved the addition of a truancy case management program in May 2014, and amendments to the Library addendum in October 2014 and May 2015, extending service until 2019. In April 2016, the County notified the City that it desired to make additional amendments to Crime Lab/Medical Examiner, Magistrate, Hotel Occupancy Tax, and Truancy, and negotiated amendments were approved by City Council in March 2017.

The final renewal period of the 2013 MILA expired on September 30, 2018, with the exception of the Library component added which exp...

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