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File #: 21-1710    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/20/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/4/2022 Final action: 1/4/2022
Title: Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board: 1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is appropriate to contract with Koefran Industries for the provision of animal carcass, hazardous waste carcass, and associated medical/biohazardous waste disposal services for Animal Services, provided under Agreement 5672 because “(B) “Specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in classifications are involved in the performance of the work;” 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement 5672 with Koefran Industries, with a not-to-exceed (NTE) amount of $90,000, and for the term of January 4, 2022 through December 31, 2024; and 3) Authorize the HHSA Director or their designee to execute further documents relating to Agreement 5672, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement. FUNDING: 100% General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 01-04-22, 2. B - Agreement 5672 01-04-22, 3. Executed Agreement 5672
Related files: 17-1253
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Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board:
1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is appropriate to contract with Koefran Industries for the provision of animal carcass, hazardous waste carcass, and associated medical/biohazardous waste disposal services for Animal Services, provided under Agreement 5672 because “(B) “Specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in classifications are involved in the performance of the work;”
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement 5672 with Koefran Industries, with a not-to-exceed (NTE) amount of $90,000, and for the term of January 4, 2022 through December 31, 2024; and
3) Authorize the HHSA Director or their designee to execute further documents relating to Agreement 5672, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement.

FUNDING: 100% General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Koefran Industries has provided animal carcass disposal services for veterinarians, animal shelters, and humane societies throughout Northern California and Nevada for nearly 30 years. The County’s Animal Services began contracting with Koefran for animal carcass disposal services in December 2004. On a bi-weekly and on-call basis, Koefran collects and disposes of small animal carcasses (under 225 pounds in weight), biohazardous waste carcasses, and medical/biohazardous waste (sharps containers) according to industry standards. These services are necessary pursuant to the California Food and Agriculture Code Section 9143. In addition, HHSA does not have the facilities nor staff that can provide these services.

This proposed Agreement with Koefran Industries is a renewal of Agreement 492 (256-S1811) approved by the Board on December 19, 2017 (File 17-1253) The proposed Agreement would ensure continuation of necessary animal carcass, hazardous waste c...

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