San Francisco Department of Public Health

AGENDA
HEALTH COMMISSION MEETING
August 21, 2001
at 
3:00 p.m.
101 Grove Street, Room #300
San Francisco, CA 94102
THE BUDGET COMMITTEE OF THE COMMISSION WILL CONSIDER THE CONSENT CALENDAR ON THIS AGENDA AT 2:30 P.M. THE HEALTH COMMISSION WILL ACT ON THOSE ITEMS OF THE CONSENT CALENDAR, WHICH HAVE BEEN RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL BY THE BUDGET COMMITTEE. 
PUBLIC COMMENTS WILL BE TAKEN FOR EACH AGENDA ITEM.
1) CALL TO ORDER
2) PROPOSED ACTION: APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF AUGUST 7, 2001
*Minutes of August 7, 2001
3) PROPOSED ACTION: APPROVAL OF THE CONSENT CALENDAR OF THE BUDGET COMMITTEE
(Commissioner David J. Sanchez, Jr., Ph.D.)
(3.1) PHP-AB75 CHIP Application - Request for approval to accept and expend retroactively a grant allocation in the amount of up to $4,826,945 from the State Department of Health Services, through its California Healthcare for Indigents Program (CHIP), to provide reimbursement for health services delivered to indigent persons for the term FY 2001-02. 
*Calendaring request memo, Grant information form, Budget pages, Demographic formation form
(3.2) PHP-AIDS Office - Request for approval of a contract renewal with Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Inc. (HAFC) in the amount of $339,019 to provide HIV prevention services, for the period of July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002. (DPH contracted with HAFC for services totaling $8,591,737 during FY 2000-01).
* Calendaring request memo, Client demographic information form, Monitoring report summary
(3.3) CHN-SFGH Nursing Operations - Request for approval of contract renewals with the following firms for a combined total of $1,050,000: HRN Services, Inc., Nurse Providers, Inc. and United Nursing International. A combined total amount of $787,500 to provide supplemental, temporary per diem nursing personnel services and a combined total amount of $262,500 to provide supplemental, temporary traveling nursing personnel services, for the period of September 1, 2001 through August 31, 2002.
* Calendaring request memo, Rate information page, Monitoring report summaries
(3.4) CHN-Office of Managed Care - Request for approval of a new retroactive contract with San Francisco Health Plan in the amount of $2,346,925 to provide universal health insurance services targeting San Francisco children, for the period of July 1, 2001 through June 2002.
* Calendaring request memo
4) FOR DISCUSSION: DIRECTOR'S REPORT
(Mitchell H. Katz, M.D., Director of Health)
(Report on activities and operations of the Department, and may include activities within the Community Health Network and Population Health and Prevention Divisions).
*Report
5) PRESENTATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH EMPLOYEES RECOGNITION AWARDS FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST
*List of Awardees
6) FOR DISCUSSION AND CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING
PROPOSED ACTION: SAN FRANCISCO'S COMMUNITY HEALTH CLINICS AND PROCLAIMING AUGUST 19-25, 2001 AS "COMMUNITY HEALTH CLINICS WEEK"
*Proposed Resolution
7) FOR DISCUSSION AND YEAR END EXPENDITURE REPORT 2000-01
PROPOSED ACTION: (Monique Zmuda, DPH, Chief Financial Officer)
*Report
8) FOR DISCUSSION AND CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR INJECTION DRUG 
PROPOSED ACTION: USERS IN SAN FRANCISCO
(Barbara Garcia, PHP Director)
*Report
9) OTHER BUSINESS/PUBLIC COMMENTS**
10) ADJOURNMENT
* Explanatory documents are available at the Health Commission Office, 101 Grove Street, Room #311, telephone 554-2666.
** Opportunity for members of the public to address the Health Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Health Commission. Additionally, public comments will be taken for each agenda item.
Disability Access
Room 300, 101 Grove Street is wheelchair accessible through the Grove Street entrance.
American sign language interpreters and readers are available with advance notice of three business days. The Department of Public Health will make every effort to accommodate requests for sound enhancement systems and alternative formats for meeting minutes and agendas. Please make these requests as far in advance as possible. For all requests contact Mariana Valdez at the Department of Public Health, Equal Employment Opportunity Program, telephone 554-2595. Late requests will be honored if possible.
In order to assist the City's efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products. Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.
For the 101 Grove Street meeting, the closest accessible station for Muni and BART is the Civic Center station. For information about MUNI services, call 673-6864. Accessible parking is located at the southwest corner of Grove and Polk Streets. 
Know Your Rights Under the Sunshine Ordinance
The Government's duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people's business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people's review.
For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force at:
Sunshine Ordinance Task Force
Donna Hall, Administrator
City Hall, Room #244
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102-4689
Telephone: (415) 554-7724
Fax: (415) 554-5163
E-mail: Donna-Hall@ci.sf.ca.us
Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force, (listed above), the San Francisco Public Library, and on the City's web site at: www.ci.sf.ca.us.

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