VOICE: As the public’s only direct
elected voice in health care in the District, the District
shall continue to respond to the public to expand local
health resources through District initiative, District run
programs, and collaborations with others where feasible
to improve the health and level of services available to
LEVERAGE: The District shall seek to
leverage and maximize pooled resources through partnerships,
collaborations, and grants to foster health services benefitting
PROFILE: The District shall adopt and
periodically update a District health profile to highlight
health conditions, demographics, and issues affecting District
residents. The District may adopt the tri-annual “Health
Indicators of Selected Cities of Contra Costa County”
as the Profile.
COVERAGE: The District may utilize a
District Outreach Committee or other task specific committees
to provide outreach participation for cooperating with organizations
and members of the public to facilitate coordinated work
on health issues with members of the District Board.
SPACE: The District shall adopt a policy
for use of its portion of the Pittsburg Health Center for
health related activities benefitting District residents
and for business meetings of non-profit groups with members
residing in the District.
ADVOCATE: The District may act as an
advocate for District residents with other agencies and
bodies in health related matters as may be authorized from
time to time by the District Board.
WEB SITE: The District shall operate
an internet web site (LMCHD.org) to provide District residents
access to agendas, minutes, financial and other documents
and information, and to allow a means of feedback to the
STAFFING: The District shall utilize
volunteers, consultants or personnel of other agencies in
carrying out its mission to the extent feasible and cost
effective in order to limit hiring of its own staff.
VOLUNTEERS: The District shall maintain
a list of volunteers and call upon them as needed to assist
and participate in District programs and activities. The
Board President may designate a volunteer coordinator for
programs or activities that require major volunteer help.
FUTURE: As landlord and owner of the
Pittsburg Health Center premises, the District shall cooperate
with Contra Costa County in operation of the premises and
shall conduct a feasibility study prior to the expiration
of the County lease on future utilization of the premises.
tt - pathways 2006 Revised 8/8/06.