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ay, .t <br /> ws,4,yc� <br /> County of Los Angeles Q <br /> =f j t%R if; Department of Animal Care and Control <br /> Administrative Office J� <br /> SPX 5898 Cherry Avenue COI N7 TY OF <br /> 4LIFORN LOS ANGELES <br /> Long Beach, California 90805 ANIMAL CARE <br /> Marcia Mayeda (562)7284610•Fax(562)422-3408 AND CONTROL <br /> Director http://animalcare.lacounty.gov <br /> • REC>E11�Et� <br /> MAY 19 2016 <br /> May 16, 2016 OMMUNiTYDEVELDP(�EN <br /> DEPARTMENT <br /> Animal Care Center <br /> (ACC)Locations <br /> Agoura ACC Mr. Douglas Willmore <br /> 29525 Agoura Rd. City Manager <br /> Agoura,CA 91301 City of Rancho Palos Verdes <br /> (818)991-0071 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard <br /> Baldwin Park ACC Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275 <br /> 4275 N.Elton St. <br /> Baldwin Park,CA 91706 <br /> (626)962-3577 Dear Mr. Willmore: <br /> Carson/Gardena ACC FISCAL YEAR 2016-17 CONTRACT CITY BILLING RATES UPDATE <br /> 216 W.Victoria St. <br /> Gardena,CA 90248 <br /> (310)523-9566 The County of Los Angeles (County) Department of Animal Care and Control <br /> Castaic ACC (Department), in conjunction with the County Auditor-Controller has revised <br /> 31044 N.Charlie Cyn. the contract city billing rates for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-17. The new rates are <br /> Road summarized on the firste <br /> a of the FY 2016-17 Service Level Request <br /> Castaic,CA 91384 p gq <br /> (661)257-3191 (Enclosure A). These rates were approved by the Auditor-Controller and will <br /> Downey ACC take effect starting July 1, 2016. <br /> 11258 S.Garfield Ave. <br /> Downey,CA 90242 Contract City Billing Rate Study Changes <br /> (562)940-6898 <br /> Lancaster ACC The Department notified contract cities on June 18, 2015, regarding its <br /> 5210 W.Avenue I retention of a consultant, MGT of America, Inc. (MGT), to analyze cost <br /> Lancaster,CA 93536 recoverymethodologY and provide recommendations for development of <br /> (661)940-4191 <br /> billing rates. MGT will finalize its report after the beginning of FY 2016-17. <br /> As a part of their ongoing analysis, MGT has identified that the Department <br /> methodology for identifying costs does not capture costs associated with the <br /> provision of veterinary services to all sheltered animals. Since the time the <br /> methodology was initially developed, changing laws and community <br /> expectations have resulted in an expanded level of service. This has not <br /> been reflected in past billing rates. A full capture of this cost results in a $12 <br /> per animal, per day cost increase. In an effort to balance the need to recover <br /> costs with a consideration of the impact of this increase to cities, only a <br /> portion of the increase will be applied to the sheltering rate for FY 2016-17. <br /> As a result, rates have been set at $28.79 per animal, per day, a $5.00 <br /> increase. <br /> "To Enrich Lives Through Effective And Caring Service" <br />