Supervisors BORN AND ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING WRITE-OFF OF BAD DEBT IN THE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT FOR 2018

WHEREAS, the Public Health Department holds numerous clinics and a large portion of the clinic costs are supported by public health grant funds; and

WHEREAS, recipients are charged a co-pay based upon a sliding scale fee, and many recipients do not pay their share of the cost, as determined by said sliding scale fee; and

WHEREAS, Resolution No. 299 of 1998 adopted a policy for the write-off of bad debts in the Public Health Department; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with said Policy, the County Attorney has determined that certain accounts are uncollectible; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That upon the recommendation of the County Attorney, the Board of Supervisors hereby authorizes the write-off of two (2) bad debts for the year 2018, related two (2) immunization charges in an amount of $35.70; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Public Health Director and County Attorney do each and every other thing necessary to further the purport of this Resolution; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, County Attorney, Public Health Director, Budget Director/County Auditor, Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board and to each and every other person, institution or agency which will further purport of this Resolution.

Seconded by Supervisor LAURIA and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 19 Nays: 0 Absent: 1 (Supervisor Potter)

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