El Dorado County has approved a No-Bid contract to Colleen Bridger Consulting LLC, a Texas vendor in the amount of $248,864, for Covid related work in our county.
The vendor is: Colleen Bridger Consulting, LLC. She list herself as, “Self-employed.” Colleen Bridger Consulting, LLC was incorporated in San Antonio, Texas in Jul 2021. Colleen writes: “Colleen Bridger, MPH, PhD, Founder and CEO of Colleen Bridger Consulting. I started my career in 1990 working with a migrant farmworker clinic in Eastern North Carolina, and the majority of my career has been in local government. I’ve found that using a public health approach is incredibly effective in addressing most complex problems.”
The contract was promoted by El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency’s Olivia A. Byron-Cooper the Asst. Dir Of Health Services, with Total pay & benefits of $164,800.
The external contract is approved with Compensation for Services billed at $2,000 per day, plus expenses of $21,864.
It is asserted that the County did not open bidding to any other vendor. And it is asserted this contract approval was rushed by Olivia A. Byron-Cooper telling the BOS we would lose the Money if we did not approve the contract.
Cris Alarcon, Publisher of the Placerville Newswire.