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File #: BL2020-505    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Withdrawn
File created: 10/23/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 12/15/2020 Final action: 12/15/2020
Title: An ordinance directing the Metropolitan Purchasing Agent to enter into an emergency contract for the continued operation of the Bordeaux Long Term Care facility for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2021 and affirming the Council's intention that the current appropriation in the Fiscal Year 2021 Operating Budget for the Bordeaux Long Term Care facility management be used to fund the emergency contract.
Sponsors: Jonathan Hall
Attachments: 1. BL2020-505
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An ordinance directing the Metropolitan Purchasing Agent to enter into an emergency contract for the continued operation of the Bordeaux Long Term Care facility for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2021 and affirming the Council's intention that the current appropriation in the Fiscal Year 2021 Operating Budget for the Bordeaux Long Term Care facility management be used to fund the emergency contract.

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WHEREAS, pursuant to Ordinance No. BL2016-422, Metro agreed to extend the lease of the real property and operations (the "Revised Lease") of the Bordeaux Long Term Care facility ("the Facility") located at 1414 County Hospital Road to LP North Nashville, LLC, which is a subsidiary of Signature Healthcare, LLC ("Signature"); and
WHEREAS, the Facility provides long term care for some of Nashville's most vulnerable residents, including many who do not have the financial means to obtain needed care through a private facility; and
WHEREAS, the Revised Lease provided for a reimbursement of losses incurred by Signature of up to $3,500,000 per fiscal year; and
WHEREAS, although the Revised Lease was set to expire on June 30, 2020, Metro entered into an emergency six month extension (the "Contract Extension") to allow time for a request for proposals (the "RFP") to be issued for the operation of the Facility, and provided for a reimbursement of Signature's operating losses up to $400,000 per month during the extension period; and
WHEREAS, the time period for the RFP responses ended and Metro received no responses; and
WHEREAS, Metro notified Signature on September 22, 2020 of its election to have Signature discontinue all operations and start winding down the Facility's resident care operations pursuant to the Contract Extension in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations to be completed by the earlier of January 31, 2021, or the day that is 120 days after Metro's approval of the Wind Down Plan; and
WHEREAS, Substitute Ordinance No. BL2020-286, the budge...

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