Tehama County

Regular Item

HEALTH SERVICES AGENCY / PURCHASING – Executive Director Valerie Lucero



Financial Impact

Funds are budgeted in the Rent/Lease of Equipment account for both departments 40131-53250 and 40171-53250


a)              Request to award the bid for two new full-size four door sedans, for Health Services Agency / Mental Health Division and Drug & Alcohol Division, to Corning Ford as the low responsive bidder in the amount of $19,234.05 each, to be purchased via municipal lease/purchase agreements, with said agreements to be placed on a subsequent Board agenda



The new vehicles would be a replacement for a 2001 Ford Taurus with 120,681 miles and a 1998 Ford Taurus with 77,315 miles, whose repair are cost prohibitive.


The new vehicle for Mental Health would be used by the Behavioral Health staff for a variety of purposes, including transporting clients.  This vehicle lease would be paid using Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) funds.


The new vehicle for Drug & Alcohol Division would be used by case management staff.  This program requires a dependable vehicle in order to effectively serve clients throughout Tehama County.  This vehicle lease would be paid using grant and 2011 Behavioral Health Realignment funds.