Cooperative Agreements

FRM Volume 3, Chapter 5

Review / develop any Cooperative Agreements between DSS and any other County Departments for compliance with Fiscal Reference Manual.


Examples of CA may include:

  • County Attorney
  • Information Technology
  • Mental Health
  • Public Health
  • Security Services
  • etc… Operating Department to Operating Department


The Service Package may include:

  • Conduct meetings with the appropriate County officials
  • Identify and account for all direct expenses (personal services, contractual expenses, and employee benefits)
  • Develop a Direct Charge Computer Model with multiple inputs and variables that will annually calculate the billing rate for services
  • Standardize the billing process based on the information calculated in the Direct Charge Computer Model
  • Create the framework for maintaining the records and documentation needed for the Direct Charge Computer Model