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CONTRACT BETWEEN <br /> INDIAN RIVER COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS de F® <br /> AND <br /> STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OCT 1 0 2017 <br /> FOR OPERATION OF THE <br /> INDIAN RIVER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT fuGET 0tx <br /> U`�' <br /> CONTRACT YEAR 2017-2018 <br /> This contract is made and entered into between the State of Florida, Department of Health <br /> ("State") and the Indian River County Board of County Commissioners ("County"), through <br /> their undersigned authorities, effective October 1, 2017. <br /> RECITALS <br /> A. Pursuant to Chapter 154, Florida Statutes, the intent of the legislature is to <br /> "promote, protect, maintain, and improve the health and safety of all citizens and visitors of <br /> this state through a system of coordinated county health department services." <br /> B. County Health Departments were created throughout Florida to satisfy this <br /> legislative intent through "promotion of the public's health, the control and eradication of <br /> preventable diseases, and the provision of primary health care for special populations." <br /> C. Indian River County Health Department ("CHD") is one of the created County <br /> Health Departments. <br /> D. It is necessary for the parties hereto to enter into this contract in order to ensure <br /> coordination between the State and the County in the operation of the CHD. <br /> NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises set forth herein, the <br /> sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto agree as follows: <br /> 1. RECITALS. The parties mutually agree that the foregoing recitals are true and correct <br /> and incorporated herein by reference. <br /> 2. TERM. The parties mutually agree that this contract shall be effective from October 1, <br /> 2017, through September 30, 2018, or until a written contract replacing this contract is <br /> entered into between the parties, whichever is later, unless this contract is otherwise <br /> terminated pursuant to the termination provisions set forth in paragraph 8. below. <br /> 3. SERVICES MAINTAINED BY THE CHD. The parties mutually agree that the CHD <br /> shall provide those services as set forth on Part III of Attachment II hereof, in order to <br /> maintain the following three levels of service pursuant to section 154.01(2), Florida Statutes, <br /> as defined below: <br /> a. "Environmental health services" are those services which are organized and operated <br /> to protect the health of the general public by monitoring and regulating activities in the <br /> environment which may contribute to the occurrence or transmission of disease. <br /> 1 <br />