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File #: 12-1152    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/6/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 9/25/2012 Final action: 9/25/2012
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, Mental Health Division, recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Receive a presentation regarding changes to the Mental Health Services Act and plan requirements; and 2) Until a new plan is presented and approved by the Board, authorize the continuation of the County's Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) programs as identified in the approved Fiscal Year 2011/12 MHSA Plan Update, to include: a) Funding the existing PIP programs immediately, and allow new/expanded Children’s Programs to apply for funds through the RFP/RFQ process once the Fiscal Year 2012/13 MHSA Plan is approved. b) Reserve funding for other Children’s PEI programs (FY 2011/12 Incredible Years “IY” and School Linkages programs) until the Fiscal Year 2012/13 MHSA Plan is approved. c) Expend no additional funds to implement the current Innovation Plan, proceed with the planning process in Fiscal Year 2012/13 and establish new plan(s) for implementation in Fiscal Year 2013/14. (E...
Attachments: 1. A - MHSA Power Poing.pdf, 2. B - MHSA Components 9-25-12, 3. C - MHSA Allowable Expenditures 9-25-12
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Health and Human Services Agency, Mental Health Division, recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Receive a presentation regarding changes to the Mental Health Services Act and plan requirements; and
2) Until a new plan is presented and approved by the Board, authorize the continuation of the County's Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) programs as identified in the approved Fiscal Year 2011/12 MHSA Plan Update, to include:
a) Funding the existing PIP programs immediately, and allow new/expanded Children’s Programs to apply for funds through the RFP/RFQ process once the Fiscal Year 2012/13 MHSA Plan is approved.
b) Reserve funding for other Children’s PEI programs (FY 2011/12 Incredible Years “IY” and School Linkages programs) until the Fiscal Year 2012/13 MHSA Plan is approved.
c) Expend no additional funds to implement the current Innovation Plan, proceed with the planning process in Fiscal Year 2012/13 and establish new plan(s) for implementation in Fiscal Year 2013/14. (Est. Time: 15 min.)

FUNDING: State Mental Health Services Act Funds.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
There is no Net County Cost associated with the presentation. Funding for MHSA programs continues under the previously approved Fiscal Year (FY) 2011/12 Plan Update.

Background
The Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), also known as Proposition 63, was approved by voters in November of 2004 and enacted into law January 1, 2005. The MHSA imposed a one percent (1%) tax on individuals with an adjusted annual income over $1,000,000. This funding stream is dedicated to transforming the public mental health system and seeks to reduce the long-term adverse impact of untreated serious mental illness. The MHSA is made of the following five components:

- Community Services and Supports (CSS)
- Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI)
- Capital Facilities and Technology (CFTN)
- Workforce Education and Training (WET)
- Innovation (INN).

On March 24, 2011, the Go...

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