March 9, 2021
The Honorable Phil Mendelson
Council of the District ofColumbia
John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N. Suite 504
Washington, D.C. 20004
Dear Chairman Mendelson:
Pursuant to Section 451ofthe District ofColumbia Home Rule Act (D.C. Official Code 1-
204.51) and the Procurement Practices Reform Act (D.C. Official Code 2-352.01 et seq.),
enclosed for consideration and approval by the Council of the District of Columbia is proposed
emergency legislation, Modifications to Human Care Agreement No. RM-17-HCA-SATSR-
009-SI-BY4-CPS with Samaritan Inns, Inc. Approval and Payment Authorization Emergency
Act of 2021 and accompanying declaration resolution, to approve payment for goods and
services received and to be received under the contract.
Council action is necessary to approve the Contract in the not-to-exceed amount of
$2,200,000.00 for the period from September 07, 2020 to September 06, 2021. The Chief
Financial Officer has certified that funding is available for FY21.
As always, | am available to discuss any questions you may have regarding this contract. In
order to facilitate a response to any questions, please have your staff Mare Scott, Chief
Operations Officer, Office of Contracting and Procurement at (202) 724-8759.
I look forward to a favorable considerationofthis contract.
at the request ofthe Mayor
12 IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
16 To approve, on an emergency basis, Modification Nos. 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17 to Human
17 Care Agreement No. RM-17-HCA-SATSR-009-SII-BY4-CPS with Samaritan
18 Inns, Inc. to provide Level III substance abuse treatment services and to authorize
19 payment for the goods and services received and to be received under the
23 BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,
24 That this act may be cited as the Modifications to Human Care Agreement No. RM-17-
HCA-SATSR-009-SII-BY4-CPS with Samaritan Inns, Inc. Approval and Payment
Authorization Emergency Act of 2021.
Sec. 2. Pursuant to section 451ofthe District of Columbia Home Rule Act,
approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 803; D.C. Official Code 1-204.51), and the
requirementsofsection 202ofthe Procurement Practices Reform Act of 2010, effective
April 8, 2011 (D.C. Law 18-371; D.C. Official Code 2-352.02), the Council approves
Modification Nos. 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17 to Human Care Agreement No. RM-17-HCA-
SATSR-009-SII-BY4-CPS with Samaritan Inns, Ine. to provide Level III substance abuse
treatment services, and authorizes payment in the not-to-exceed amountof$2,200,000.00
for the goods and services received and to be received under the modifications.
Sec. 3. The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of theChief Financial
Officer as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative
Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code
Sec. 4. This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the
event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), and shall remain
in effect for no longer than 90 days, as provided for emergency actsofthe Council of the
District of Columbia in section 412(a) of the District ofColumbia Home Rule Act,
approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 788; D.C. Official Code 1-204.12(a))..
GOVERNMENT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Office of Contracting and Procurement
Pursuant to section 202(c) of the Procurement Practices Reform Act of 2010, as amended, D.C.
Official Code 2-352.02(c), the following contract summary is provided:
COUNCIL CONTRACT SUMMARY
(A) Contract Number: RM-17-HCA-SATSR-009-SII -BY4-CPS
Proposed Contractor: Samaritan Inns, Inc.
Contract Amount (Base Period): Not to Exceed $2,200,000.00
Termof Contract: Option Year Three
September 07, 2020 to September 06, 2021
Type of Contract: Firm Fixed Unit Pricing
Source Selection Method: Human Care Agreement
(B) For a contract containing option periods, the contract amount for the base period and for
each option period. If the contract amount for one or more of the option periods differs from
the amount for the base period, provide an explanation of the reason for the difference:
Base Period Amount: NTE $2,500,000.00 CA22-0366
Option Period 1 Amount: NTE $2,500,000.00 CA22-0579
Option Period 2 Amount: NTE $2,500,000.00 CA23-0364
Option Period 3 Amount: NTE $2,200,000.00
Explanation for difference: Due to a funding shortfall, the amount available for FY21 has been
impacted. The agency has determined that the projected funding for Option Year Three is Not-to-
Option Period 4 Amount: NTE $2,500,000.00
(C) The goods or services to be provided, the methodsofdelivering goods or services, and any
significant program changes reflected in the proposed contract:
The certified Substance Use Disorder provider, Samaritan Inns, Inc. delivers Level II, Substance
Abuse Treatment Residential (SATR) services for authorized DBH Consumers. Core services
include diagnostic assessments, counseling, case management, crisis intervention, medication
management, clinical care coordination and treatment. Referrals, treatment activities and claims
billing are captured through the Provider's useof the District's District Automated Treatment and
Accounting (DATA) system.
(D) The selection process, including the number of offerors, the evaluation criteria, and the
evaluation results, including price, technical or quality, and past performance components:
The Contracting Officer received 8 responses to the Request for Qualifications solicitation. The
Contracting Officer convened an Evaluation Panel to consider the proposals which consisted ofan
Evaluation Criteria Response, Contractor Qualification Record (Form 1900), compliance forms and
The Panel evaluated providers on the professional qualifications of the business or organizations
staff, including relevant professional and/or business licenses, affiliations, and specialties, as it
relates to providing the required service; specialized experience and technical competence in the
typeof work required; the provider's capability to accomplish the work in the required timeframe;
and the providers performance under similar contracts. Prices are set by regulations for the
(E)A description of any bid protest related to the award of the contract, including whether the
protest was resolved through litigation, withdrawal of the protest by the protestor, or
voluntary corrective action by the District. Include the identity of the protestor, the grounds
alleged in the protest, and any deficiencies identified by the District as a result of the protest:
(F) The background and qualifications of the proposed contractor, including its organization,
financial stability, personnel, and performance on past or current government or private
sector contracts with requirements similar to those of the proposed contract:
Samaritan Inns, Inc. is an experienced provider of Substance Abuse Treatment Services and has the
necessary organizational structure, experience, technical skills and operational controls to perform
the requirements of the Human Care Agreement. Samaritan Inns, Inc. has demonstrated knowledge
and experience working with the Consumer population and has completed the necessary DBH
Provider training to support successful outcomes with Substance Use Disorder Treatment for DBH
Consumers. Furthermore, DBH has confirmed the provider has maintained a substance abuse
treatment certification in good standing.
(G) The period of performance associated with the proposed change, including date as of which
the proposed change is to be made effective:
Modification 013 partially exercised Option Year Three for period of performance of September 07,
2020 through December 31, 2020. Modification 014 extended the periodofperformance until
January 31, 2021. Modification 015 extended the period of performance until February 28, 2021.
Modification 016 extends the period ofperformance until March 31, 2021. Modification 017 fully
exercises the option through September 06, 2021.
(H) The value of any work or services performed pursuant to a proposed change for which the
Council has not provided approval, disaggregated by each proposed change if more than one
proposed change has been aggregated for Council review:
Modification 013 - The value of services is $200,000.00 not-to-exceed.
Modification 014 The valueofservices is increased by up to $790,000.00 not-to-exceed.
Modification 015 Extensionofservices. No addition cost
Modification 016 Extension of services. No addition cost.
Proposed Modification 017 The valueof services is $1,210,000.00.
(D_ The aggregate dollar value of the proposed changes as compared with the amount of the
contract as awarded:
The aggregate dollar value is $2,200,000.
(J) The date on which the contracting officer was notified of the proposed change:
May 18, 2020.
(K) The reason why the proposed change was sent to Council for approval after it is intended to
The pandemic health emergency declared by the Mayor on March 11, 2020 and subsequent
Mayors Order 2020-057 dated April 5, 2020 resulted in a FY20 budget freeze for the agency and
uncertainty of funds available for FY20 and FY21. The agencysChief Financial Officer therefore
could not provide a funding certification memorandum to support timely submission of the Council
(L) The reason for the proposed change:
The partial option was exercised under Modification 013 for the period September 6, 2020 through
December 31, 2020. Modification 014 extended the period until January 31, 2021. Modification
015 extended the period until February 28, 2021, and Modification 016 extended the period until
March 31, 2021. The proposed change under Modification 017 will exercise the remainderofthe
option and continue critical Substance Abuse Treatment Services Residential (SATR) services for
authorized DBH Consumers. Core services include diagnostic assessments, counseling, case
management, crisis intervention, medication management, clinical care coordination and after
(M) The legal, regulatory, or contractual authority for the proposed change:
The proposed change is in accordance with 27 DCMR Chapter 20 Section 2008 Exercise of
(N) A summary of the subcontracting plan required under section 2346 of the Small, Local, and
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Development and Assistance Act of 2005, as amended,
D.C. Official Code 2-218.01 et seq. (Act), includinga certification that the subcontracting
plan meets the minimum requirements of the Act and the dollar volume of the portion of the
contract to be subcontracted, expressed both in total dollars and as a percentage of the total
ADSLBD waiver was approved on July 20, 2020.
(O) Performance standards and the expected outcome of the proposed contract:
Itis the District's expectation that Samaritan Inns, Inc. shall provide Substance Abuse Treatment
Residential Services during Option Year Three while ensuring compliance with all terms/conditions
including any required deliverables. The contractor is required to maintain a Department of
Behavioral Health certification in good standing and adhere to Title 22 DCMR 63 and adhere to the
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Criteria Level 3.1, Level 3.3 and Level 3.5.
(P) The amount and date of any expenditure of funds by the District pursuant to the contract
prior to its submission to the Council for approval:
Modification 013 - $200,000.00.
Modification 014 - $790,000.00.
(Q)Acertification that the proposed contract is within the appropriated budget authority for the
agency for the fiscal year and is consistent with the financial plan and budget adopted in
accordance with D.C. Official Code 47-392.01 and 47-392.02:
The DBH Agency Fiscal Officer memorandum states that funding for the proposed Council
approval action for the sum of $200,000 was available in the FY20 budget and $2,000,000.00 is
available in the FY2021 budget.
(R)Acertification that the contract is legally sufficient, including whether the proposed
contractor has any pending legal claims against the District:
The Office of the Attomey General has determined that the proposed Human Care Agreement with
Samaritan Inns, Inc. is legally sufficient and that the provider has no pending legal claims against
(S)Acertification that Citywide Clean Hands database indicates that the proposed contractor is
current with its District taxes. If the Citywide Clean Hands Database indicates that the
proposed contractor is not current with its District taxes, either: (1) a certification that the
contractor has worked out and is current with a payment schedule approved by the District;
or (2) a certification that the contractor will be current with its District taxes after the District
recovers any outstanding debt as provided under D.C. Official Code 2-353.01(b):
A Clean Hands certification was provided by the contractor verifying the contractor's compliance
with District taxes.
(1)Acertification from the proposed contractor that it is current with its federal taxes, or has
worked out and is current with a payment schedule approved by the federal government:
The Contracting Officer received confirmation from Samaritan Inns, Inc., under its signed Bidder
and Offeror Certification Form that the organization is compliant with federal tax obligations.
(U) The status of the proposed contractor as a certified local, small, or disadvantaged business
enterprise as defined in the Small, Local, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
Development and Assistance Act of 2005, as amended; D.C. Official Code 2-218.01 et seq.:
The proposed Contractor is a not for profit corporation and is not eligible to obtain a District,
Certified Business Enterprise certification.
(V) Other aspects of the proposed contract that the Chief Procurement Officer considers
(W)A statement indicating whether the proposed contractor is currently debarred from providing
services or goods to the District or federal government, the dates of the debarment, and the
reasons for debarment:
The Contractor does not appear as an excluded party in anyofthese listings: District Excluded
Parties List; the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) LEIE Exclusion; and the System for Award
Management (SAM) Federal search.
(X) Any determination and findings issues relating to the contracts formation, including any
determination and findings made under D.C. Official Code 2-352.05 (privatization
Determination and Findings for Human Care Agreement
Determination and Findings for Price Reasonableness
Determination and Findings for Contractor Responsibility
() Where the contract, and any amendments or modifications, if executed, will be made
Office of Contracting and Procurement website www.ocp.dc.gov
(Z) Where the original solicitation, and any amendments or modifications, will be made available
Office of Contracting and Procurement website www.ocp.de.gov
Governmentofthe District ofColumbia
mmm (Officeofthe Chief Financial Officer L101 4iStreet, SW
MEE Oflice ofTax and Revenue Washington, DC 20024
Date of Notice: February 24, 2021 Notice Number: L0004421166
SAMARITAN INNS INC
2523 14TH ST NW Case ID: $47159
WASHINGTON DC 20009-6952
As reported in the Clean Hands system, the above referenced individual/entity has no outstanding
liability with the District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue or the Department of Employment
Services. Asofthe date above, the individual/entity has complied with DC Code 47-2862, therefore
this Certificate of Clean Hands is issued.
TITLE 47. TAXATION, LICENSING, PERMITS, ASSESSMENTS, AND FEES
CHAPTER 28 GENERAL LICENSE
SUBCHAPTER II. CLEAN HANDS BEFORE RECEIVING A LICENSE OR PERMIT
D.C. CODE 47-2862 (2006)
47-2862 PROHIBITION AGAINST ISSUANCE OF LICENSE OR PERMIT
Authorized By Marc Aronin
Chief, Collection Division
To validate this certificate, please visit MyTax.DC.gov. On the MyTax homepage, click Clean Hands
and then the Validate a Certificate of Clean Hands hyperlink.
1101 4th Street SW, Suite W270, Washington, DC 20024/Phone: (202) 724-5048/MyTax.DC.gov
GOVERNMENT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Officeofthe Attorney General
ATTORNEY GENERAL oa
KARL A. RACINE Ee
Commercial Di ision
Government Contracts Section
TO: Ronan Gulstone
Office of Policy and Legislative Affairs
FROM: Robert Schildkraut
Chief, Government Contraets Section
Office of the Attorney General
DATE: March 9, 2021
SUBJECT: Approval of Human Care Agreement for Substance Abuse Treatment
Services (SATSR): Residential Treatment Option Year 3
HCA No.: RM-17-HCA-SATSR-009 -SHI-BY4-CPS_
Contractor: Samaritan Inns, Inc.
Total Available Funding: $200,000.00 included in District's FY2020 Locai
Budget and Fi Plan submitted to Congress; remaining $2,00,000.00 is
subject to availability of funds in the FY2021 approved budget.
Proposed HCA Amount: NTE $2,200,600.00
Thia ta to Certify thal wis ortice has reviewed the above-referenced Contract and
that we have found it to be legally sufficient. If you have any questions in this regard, please do
not hesitate to call me at 724-4018.
400 6thStreet, NW, Suite 9100, Washington, DC