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Report ID: 20-046a   
Type: Consent
Meeting Body: Board of Directors - Regular Meeting
Meeting Date: 11/12/2020 Final action: 11/12/2020
Recommended Action: Consider approving contract awards to Concentra, CCCMA Occupational Clinic, and Mega Lab Services for drug and alcohol testing, commercial driver license (CDL) medical examinations, and physical agility testing services of prospective and current employees.
Attachments: 1. STAFF REPORT, 2. Master Minute Order
TO: AC Transit Board of Directors
FROM: Michael A. Hursh, General Manager
SUBJECT: Contract Awards for Drug and Alcohol Testing, Medical Examinations and Physical Agility Testing Services

ACTION ITEM

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):

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Consider approving contract awards to Concentra, CCCMA Occupational Clinic, and Mega Lab Services for drug and alcohol testing, commercial driver license (CDL) medical examinations, and physical agility testing services of prospective and current employees.
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STRATEGIC IMPORTANCE:

Goal - Safe and Secure Operations
Initiative - Employee Recruitment, Training and Retention

It is the policy of the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District to provide a drug and alcohol-free workplace and environment for all employees and patrons. A drug and alcohol-free workplace protects the District's most valuable resources - its employees - as well as the health and safety of the public.

BUDGETARY/FISCAL IMPACT:

These contract awards will be valid for a period of three (3) years (January 01, 2021 through December 31, 2023). Each contract includes two (2) one-year priced option periods which the District may exercise at its sole option.

The total estimate of the current drug and alcohol testing contracts is $506,050 annually. The projected average annual cost of these new contracts for the selected vendors is estimated at $502,683. The difference represents an approximate cost savings in the amount of $16,833 to the District over the period of five (5) years assuming the option periods are exercised.

The actual costs for the services will vary depending on the actual number of alcohol and drug tests, commercial driver license medical examinations, and physical agility testing required and actually performed each year.

BACKGROUND/RATIONALE:

The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations require that the District comply with the following statutory requirements:
* 50% of all safety-s...

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