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COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

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P.O. BOX 8645

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN 48107-8645

(734)996-3055

FAX (734)994-2592

TO:
Al Robinson, Chair

Ways & Means Committee

THROUGH:
Robert E. Guenzel

County Administrator

FROM:
R. L. BEECKMAN, RISK MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT

DATE:
January 20, 1999
SUBJECT:
Insurance Coverages for 1999-00

 

Board Action Requested:

To accept the offers for insurance coverage for the 1999-00 year for (1) property, general liability, police liability, and auto liability, (2) excess liability, (3) boiler and machinery, (4) crime, (5) public officials, (6) health/mental health professional liability, and (7) third party administrator contract for auditing services.

Background:

On February 1, 1999, the existing insurance coverages for the County of Washtenaw will expire. The insurance policies that will expire are the polices listed above. These insurance policies need to be renewed.

The County through R. L. Beeckman, its Risk Management Consultant, negotiated renewal coverage’s and premiums for these policies. The renewal proposal was reviewed by R. L. Beeckman & Company, the Administrator, the Deputy Administrator and the Finance Department.

After careful review of the renewal proposal, the bidding process was waived due to the current needs of the County, the coverage enhancements, reduced premiums being provided to the County, and the bidding procedures costs. Despite an increase in exposure, it has been determined that the following offers for insurance coverage's from the following companies should be accepted:

County Insurance Agent

Arthur J. Gallagher Insurance Agency

 

Type of Coverage Cost

1. Coregis Insurance Company

Property with full TIV ($123,000,000) $140,500.00

General, Liability, Police Liability,

Auto Liability, Flood & Earthquake, E.D.P.,

(equipment & media). $1,000,000 limit per

occurrence, $3,000,000 limit per year with

$1,000,000 sublimit for police liability, $75,000

deductible per occurrence, $200,000

total deductible per year (loss fund)

 

2. Coregis Indemnity Insurance Company

Public Officials Liability coverage for elected or $ 67,598.00

appointed officials, commissions, boards and employees;

$2,000,000 limit per occurrence, $2,000,000 limit per

year, $75,000 deductible per occurrence, Duty to

Defend Policy with Employer related coverages

 

3. American Motors Insurance Company

Crime (blanket employee bond of $300,000) $ 7,543.00

 

4. Coregis Insurance Company

Excess Liability - excess personal injury coverage $ 50,000.00

$5,000,000 limit

 

5. Gallager Bassett Services

Audit Services general, auto liability, property and $ 1,420.00

police liability claims

 

6. Reliance Insurance Company of Illinois

Health/Mental Health Professional Liability Coverage $ 83,300.00

for Activities at Health and Mental Health (including

physicians and psychiatrists); $3,000,000 limit per

incident, $3,000,000 limit per year and $5,000 deductible

per claim

 

7. Hartford Steam Boiler

Boiler and Machinery - blanket coverage of $ 7,747.00

$20,000,000 with $1,000 deductible

 

TOTAL COSTS: $358,108.00

 

Discussions:

The insurance coverages will be used to protect the County from certain losses that may arise over the next year.

The insurance policies will be in effect from February 1, 1999 through February 1, 2000. At which time, new bids will be solicited, depending on the market and based on the needs of the County at that time.

Impact on Human Resources:

There will be no impact on Human Resources.

Impact on Budget:

There will be no impact on the budget.

Impact on other County Departments or outside Agencies:

There will be no impact on other County Departments or outside agencies.

Conformity to County Policies:

This request conforms to County policy.

A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING OFFERS FOR INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR THE COUNTY FOR THE PERIOD FEBRUARY 1, 1999 - FEBRUARY 1, 2000

 

WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

JANUARY 20, 1999

WHEREAS, various insurance coverages for the County will expire on February 1, 1998; and

WHEREAS, the County has bid out these insurance coverages annually between 1985 and 1993, and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has consistently been the successful bidder; and

WHEREAS, the County’s risk management consultant (R. L. Beeckman & Company) recommended negotiation with the current agent and the County Administrator concurred with this recommendation; and

WHEREAS, insurance proposals have been received from Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., and reviewed by R. L. Beeckman & Company and by the County Administrator’s Office; and

WHEREAS, after review of the various proposals, recommendations have been made to award the insurance contracts; and

WHEREAS, this matter has been reviewed by the Finance Office, the County Administrator’s Office, Corporation Counsel and the Ways & Means Committee.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners hereby approves the following award of insurance contracts for Washtenaw County for the period February 1, 1999, through February 1, 2000 as attached hereto and made a part hereof.

 

WASHTENAW COUNTY INSURANCE COVERAGES 1999-2000

County Insurance Agent

Arthur J. Gallagher Insurance Agency

 

Type of Coverage Cost

 

1. Coregis Insurance Company

 

Property with full TIV ($123,000,000) $140,500.00

General, Liability, Police Liability,

Auto Liability, Flood & Earthquake, E.D.P.,

(equipment & media). $1,000,000 limit per occurrence, $3,000,000 limit per year with

$1,000,000 sublimit for police liability, $75,000 deductible per occurrence, $200,000

total deductible per year (loss fund)

 

2. Coregis Indemnity Insurance Company

Public Officials Liability coverage for elected or $ 67,598.00

appointed officials, commissions, boards and employees;

$2,000,000 limit per occurrence, $2,000,000 limit per

year, $75,000 deductible per occurrence, Duty to

Defend Policy with Employer related coverages

 

3. American Motors Insurance Company

Crime (blanket employee bond of $300,000) $ 7,543.00

 

4. Coregis Insurance Company

Excess Liability - excess personal injury coverage $ 50,000.00

$5,000,000 limit

 

5. Gallager Bassett Services

Audit Services general, auto liability, property and $ 1,420.00

police liability claims

 

6. Reliance Insurance Company of Illinois

Health/Mental Health Professional Liability Coverage $ 83,300.00

for Activities at Health and Mental Health (including

physicians and psychiatrists); $3,000,000 limit per

incident, $3,000,000 limit per year and $5,000 deductible

per claim

 

7. Hartford Steam Boiler

Boiler and Machinery - blanket coverage of $ 7,747.00

$20,000,000 with $1,000 deductible

 

TOTAL COSTS: $358,108.00

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