City Resolution #2018-35
RESOLUTION # 2018-35 A RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SURPRISE, ARIZONA APPROVING A CONTRACT WITH MARICOPA AMBULANCE FOR EMERGENCY GROUND TRANSPORTATION SERVICES.
WHEREAS, pursuant to Arizona Revised Statute §11-951, et seq., the City of Surprise has the authority to enter into contracts for the purposes set forth within;
WHEREAS, the parties desire to enter into a contract in order to facilitate emergency ground transportation services;
WHEREAS, the City of Surprise negotiations with the previous private ambulance provider did not result in a mutually beneficial contract;
WHEREAS, the contract for service delivery with the previous ambulance service provider was cancelled on November 30, 2017;
WHEREAS, the former private ambulance service provider reduced ambulance service availability by 50% on December 31, 2017;
WHEREAS, SFMD placed a third ambulance in service on December 31, 2017 to ensure the safety of the City of Surprise; and
WHEREAS, there is only one private ambulance provider with a Certificate of Necessity (CON) within the City of Surprise to provide ambulance transports other than the former provider.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the City of Surprise, Arizona, as follows. Section 1. The City of Surprise is entering into a direct select contract with Priority Ambulance d/b/a Maricopa Ambulance, Inc. attached as Exhibit A, is approved. Section 2. The City Manager, or his designee, is hereby authorized to execute and submit all documents and other necessary or desirable instruments in connection with said agreement.
Maricopa Ambulance 301 (M-301) at Fire Station 301.