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File #: 21-4614    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Transmittal Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/3/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action:
Title: Transmittal by the Office of the Purchasing Agent of a purchase on behalf of Harris County Public Health to provide gift cards for the COVID-19 vaccine incentive program for Harris County from USIO, Inc. in the amount of $8,651,000, Blackhawk Network, Inc. dba Blackhawk Engagement Solutions, in the amount of $1,033,360, and HEB in the amount of $476,775 for a total cost of $10,161,135.
Attachments: 1. 21-4614 Emergency Authorization Letter for Vaccine Incentive.pdf
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Department: Purchasing

Department Head/Elected Official: DeWight Dopslauf


Regular or Supplemental RCA:

? Regular RCA
? Supplemental RCA


Type of Request: Transmittal

Project ID (if applicable): COVID - 19
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): USIO, Inc., Blackhawk Network, Inc., H-E-B, LP
MWDBE Participation (if applicable): N/A

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Transmittal by the Office of the Purchasing Agent of a purchase on behalf of Harris County Public Health to provide gift cards for the COVID-19 vaccine incentive program for Harris County from USIO, Inc. in the amount of $8,651,000, Blackhawk Network, Inc. dba Blackhawk Engagement Solutions, in the amount of $1,033,360, and HEB in the amount of $476,775 for a total cost of $10,161,135.
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Background and Discussion:

USIO, Inc. - $8,651,000 (30,000 physical cards, 56,000 virtual cards)
Blackhawk Network, Inc. - $1,033,360 (10,000 physical cards)
HEB - $476,775 (4,500 physical cards)

Expected Impact: In the first week of the program, Harris County Public Health saw a material increase in first dose vaccinations vs. the prior week.

Alternative Options:


Alignment with Goal(s):
? Justice and Safety
? Economic Opportunity
? Housing
? Public Health


? Transportation
? Flooding
? Environment
? Governance and Customer Service
Prior Court Action (if any): N/A


Location:

Address (if applicable list below):


? Countywide
? Precinct 1
? Precinct 2

? Precinct 3
? Precinct 4

Fiscal and Personnel Summary
Service Name
Preparedness, Planning, Response and Recovery
FY 21-22
Estimates



FY 22
Next 3 FYs
Incremental Expenditures
Labor Expenditures
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-
Non-Labor Expenditures
10,161K
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Total Incremental Expenditures
10,161K
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-
Funding Sources (General Fund, PIC Fund, Debt or CP, Grants, or Other - Please Specify)
Existing
Budget
ARPA Fund
10,161K
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-

-
-
-
-

-
-
-
-
Total Current Budget
10,161K
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-
Additional Budget Requested
-
-
-
-

-
-
-
-

-
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Total Additional Budg...

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