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File #: 22-0440    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CM Action Item - Health and Human Services Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/24/2022 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 6/15/2022 Final action:
Title: Request approval of a Materials Transfer Agreement (MTA) between Fulton County and Verily Life Sciences LLC for participation in COVID testing of wastewater program through Emory University, the District-wide Single-Family Residential Toilet Retrofit program for one year (12 months), effective upon execution. (APPROVED)
Attachments: 1. Wastewater Verily_Inbound Material Transfer Agreement - MTA

DEPARTMENT
Public Works

REQUESTED ACTION (Identify appropriate Action or Motion, purpose, cost, timeframe, etc.)
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Request approval of a Materials Transfer Agreement (MTA) between Fulton County and Verily Life Sciences LLC for participation in COVID testing of wastewater program through Emory University, the District-wide Single-Family Residential Toilet Retrofit program for one year (12 months), effective upon execution. (APPROVED)
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REQUIREMENT FOR BOARD ACTION (Cite specific Board policy, statute or code requirement)
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 36-10-1, all contracts with Fulton County must be in writing and entered on the meeting minutes of the Board of Commissioners;

STRATEGIC PRIORITY AREA RELATED TO THIS ITEM (If yes, note strategic priority area below)
Health and Human Services

COMMISSION DISTRICTS AFFECTED
All Districts ?
District 1 ?
District 2 ?
District 3 ?
District 4 ?
District 5 ?
District 6 ?

IS THIS A PURCHASING ITEM?
No

SUMMARY & BACKGROUND (First sentence includes Agency recommendation. Provide an executive summary of the action that gives an overview of the relevant details for the item.)

Scope of Work:
Verily Life Sciences, LLC is working with Emory University to sample untreated wastewater for the COVID virus. The testing program will track the concentration of the COVID virus on a weekly basis and should be able to tell how prevalent COVID is within a subsection of Fulton County based on the wastewatershed. Fulton County Department of Public Works has agreed to participate in this testing program and will collect the requested samples three times a week at each of the four (4) wastewater treatment facilities (Little River, Big Creek, Johns Creek Environmental Campus, and Camp Creek) as well as 20 manhole locations throughout the watershed. Verily Life Sciences, LLC has requested that Fulton County execute the agreement in substantially the form included here, which shall be reviewed by the County Attorney's Office ...

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