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File #: 23-0461    Name: Sunrise Med Trans Resolution
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/2/2022 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 1/24/2023 Final action:
Title: Consideration of a Resolution Approving Sunrise Medical Trans, LLC to Provide Private Medical Transports in the City of Alexandria. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
Attachments: 1. 23-0461_Sunrise Medical Trans Resolution, 2. 23-0461_Final signed resolution - RES NO 3131
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: JANUARY 17, 2023

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

THROUGH: JAMES F. PARAJON, CITY MANAGER /s/

FROM: COREY SMEDLEY, FIRE/EMS CHIEF /s/

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Consideration of a Resolution Approving Sunrise Medical Trans, LLC to Provide Private Medical Transports in the City of Alexandria. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
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ISSUE: Consideration of request from Sunrise Medical Trans, LLC to provide private medical transports in the City of Alexandria.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council adopt the attached resolution that approves Sunrise Medical Trans, LLC to provide non-emergency medical transportation, either through a non-emergency ambulance, wheelchair van or sedan to their clients in the City of Alexandria.

BACKGROUND: Medical transport companies work inside the City to transport residents to non-emergency medical appointments.

DISCUSSION: Sunrise Medical Trans, LLC is a privately owned, non-emergency medical transportation company established in 2018. They specialize in transporting patients to their doctor's appointments, dialysis appointments and to their residence after hospital discharge. The company is requesting a resolution from the City of Alexandria, per Virginia EMS Rules and Regulations. Section 15.2-955 of the Code of Virginia requires a resolution from the governing body of each locality where a private ambulance service maintains an office, stations an EMS vehicle for response within the locality, or is a Designated Emergency Response Agency to adopt a resolution approving the request. The attached drafted resolution, if approved by Council, will allow the State to complete the licensure process. The company meets all other requirements of the State. The City last approved a similar resolution for KMT Medical Transport in March 2021. This private company will not compete with the Alexandria Fire De...

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