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COMMISSION MEMORANDUM

TO:Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Commission 
FROM:Raul J. Aguila, Interim City Manager 
DATE:February  10, 2021
 



SUBJECT:REQUEST FOR APPROVAL TO ISSUE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) 2021-108-WG HEALTH CARE BENEFITS CONSULTANT AND FURTHER, AUTHORIZING THE MONTH-TO-MONTH EXTENSION OF THE EXISTING AGREEMENT WITH GALLAGHER BENEFIT SERVICES, INC., UNTIL A REPLACEMENT AGREEMENT IS EXECUTED.

RECOMMENDATION

The Administration recommends that the Mayor and City Commission of the City of Miami Beach, Florida authorize the issuance of Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 2021-108-WG Health Care Benefits Consultant and further, authorize the month to month extension of the existing agreement with Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc, until a replacement agreement is executed.

BACKGROUND/HISTORY

On February 17, 2016, the Mayor and City Commission pursuant to Resolution 2015-29245, authorized negotiations with Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc.  The City executed an Agreement with Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc. on March 11, 2016, to assist the City Administration in determining the City’s employee benefit, actuarial support and analysis of the City’s self-funded medical and dental plans, reporting, market analysis, assist with Request for Proposal (RFP) for the City’s group medical, dental and voluntary benefits plans, assist with the interpretation and compliance of all legislation related to group health plans, and actuarial support for the group health and dental plans including GASB 45 filings.  The existing contract is scheduled to expire March 10, 2021.

 

 

ANALYSIS

By way of this Request for Proposals (RFP) the City of Miami Beach is seeking proposals from qualified firms to assist in its efforts to provide comprehensive and cost-effective benefit plans and programs to its employees and retirees.

 

SCOPE OF SERVICES

The City of Miami Beach is accepting Proposals for Health Care Benefits Consultant services.

 

·       PURPOSE.  Please Reference, Section 0100, RFP 2021-108-WG Health Care Benefits Consultant (attached).

           

·      SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS.  Please Reference Section 0300, RFP 2021-108-WG Health Care Benefits Consultant (attached).

 

·      CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION.  Please Reference Section 0400, RFP 2021-108-WG Health Care Benefits Consultant (attached).

 

Following the receipt of proposals an Evaluation Committee will review proposals in accordance with the criteria established in the RFP.

 

SUPPORTING SURVEY DATA

N/A

FINANCIAL INFORMATION

The cost of the related services are subject to funds availability approved through the City’s budgeting process. It is not anticipated that grant funding will be utilized for this project.

CONCLUSION

The City Manager recommends that the Mayor and Commission authorize the issuance of the Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 2021-108-WG Health Care Benefits Consultant .

Applicable Area

Not Applicable
Is this a "Residents Right to Know" item, pursuant to City Code Section 2-14? Does this item utilize G.O. Bond Funds?
No No 

Strategic Connection

Organizational Innovation - Ensure strong fiscal stewardship.
Legislative Tracking
Human Resources/Procurement

ATTACHMENTS:
Description
Draft Solicitation