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File #: 14-0924    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/23/2014 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/17/2015 Final action: 11/17/2015
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, Mental Health Division, recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Approve Amendment I to Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) 006-F1511 with El Dorado County Office of Education, and Lake Tahoe Unified School District which defines the roles and responsibilities of all parties with regard to the El Dorado County Special Education Local Plan Area to update procedural language within the MOU and extend the current term for one year, through June 30, 2017; and 2) Authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to execute further documents relating to the above noted MOU, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or the term, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: State and Federal funding; reimbursement from El Dorado County Special Education Local Plan Areas for services not covered by Medi-Cal or Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment funding.
Attachments: 1. 2A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet # 006-F1511 11-17-15, 2. 2B - SELPAs MOU 006-F1511 A1 11-17-15, 3. Executed MOU 006-F1511, 4. A - Approved CRS EDCOE Agmt 7-22-14, 5. B - Agmt with EDCOE 7-22-14, 6. Executed MOU 006-F1511 (BOS 7-22-14)
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Health and Human Services Agency, Mental Health Division, recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Approve Amendment I to Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) 006-F1511 with El Dorado County Office of Education, and Lake Tahoe Unified School District which defines the roles and responsibilities of all parties with regard to the El Dorado County Special Education Local Plan Area to update procedural language within the MOU and extend the current term for one year, through June 30, 2017; and
2) Authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to execute further documents relating to the above noted MOU, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or the term, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: State and Federal funding; reimbursement from El Dorado County Special Education Local Plan Areas for services not covered by Medi-Cal or Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment funding.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending approval of Amendment I to MOU 006-F1511 to update procedural language within the MOU and to extend the term by one year, through June 30, 2017. This Amendment will ensure ongoing cooperation with the El Dorado County Office of Education (EDCOE) and Lake Tahoe Unified School District (Tahoe Alpine) Special Education Local Plan Areas (SELPA) and the County, so that special education pupils may continue to receive specialty mental health services on an “as needed” basis.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
MOU 006-F1511 establishes the roles and responsibilities of the EDCOE as the Administrative Unit of the SELPA, Tahoe Alpine as the SELPA for that region, and HHSA on behalf of the County, to ensure special education pupils receive appropriate mental health services. This MOU was developed in response to the 2010 Governors’ line item veto of funding to reimburse counties for complying with Assembly Bill (AB) 3632, which transferre...

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