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File #: 19-7598   
Type: Misc - Interlocal Agreement
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 11/7/2019
Posting Language: Ordinance approving an amendment to the existing Master Interlocal Agreement with Bexar County to extend the term of the library services addendum to September 30, 2023, for an annual fee of $2,584,028.95.[Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Ramiro Salazar, Director, Library]
Attachments: 1. Agreement - 2019 10 15 Master ILA 1st Amdt (Library MPA), 2. Draft Ordinance, 3. Fiscal Impact Form LIBRARY ILA Oct 2019, 4. Ordinance 2019-11-07-0919
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DEPARTMENT: Library


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Ramiro Salazar


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:

Interlocal Agreement with Bexar County for Library Services

SUMMARY:

This authorizes an amendment to the Master Interlocal Agreement (MILA) between the City of San Antonio and Bexar County. A MILA was approved by City Council on December 13, 2018 and amended May 2, 2019. The MILA contains agreed upon contract requirements, deliverables, and compensation amounts for multiple City services including Library services. This amendment to the Master Agreement pertains specifically to Library services, which extends the current terms and payment for one year, commencing on October 1, 2019 and continuing throughout each renewal term until September 30, 2023.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:
Since 1936, Bexar County and City of San Antonio have entered into an agreement, which provides for Bexar County to pay the City of San Antonio a fee so Bexar County residents who reside outside of the City of San Antonio may access all the services and resources of the San Antonio Public Library. This agreement between Bexar County and the City of San Antonio has been renegotiated multiple times and has been in place over 80 years.

A Master Interlocal Agreement (MILA) was developed in 2013 to consolidate agreements and contract requirements, deliverables, and compensation amounts for multiple City services including Library services, each service being addressed in a separate Addendum. The final renewal period of the 2013 MILA expired on September 30, 2018, with the exception of the Library section, which expired in September 2019. The existing MILA is now scheduled to expire September 30, 2023.

City and County staff have agreed to extend and update the terms of the Library section of the MILA as part of this requested action. The Library agreement details the mutual services provided by the San Antonio Public Library and BiblioTech to the residents of the City of San Antonio an...

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