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File #: 18-0881    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/22/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/17/2018 Final action: 7/17/2018
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 3012 with Suicide Prevention Network, for the provision of suicide prevention and stigma reduction programs, for the term upon execution through June 30, 2020, with a maximum contractual obligation of $80,000; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 3012, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: Mental Health Services Act.
Attachments: 1. A- Suicide Prevention Network 3012, 07-17-18, 2. Executed Agreement for Services #3012
Related files: 20-0653
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 3012 with Suicide Prevention Network, for the provision of suicide prevention and stigma reduction programs, for the term upon execution through June 30, 2020, with a maximum contractual obligation of $80,000; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 3012, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: Mental Health Services Act.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommending the Board approve and authorize Agreement for Services #3012 with Suicide Prevention Network (SPN) to provide suicide prevention and stigma reduction programs thus ensuring HHSA meets the requirements of the funding source.

Additionally, HHSA has determined, in accordance with County Ordinance Section 3.13.030, it is more economical and feasible to engage an independent contractor for suicide prevention and stigma reduction services.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), passed by California voters in November of 2004, imposed a one percent (1%) tax on personal income in excess of $1,000,000, which is distributed to counties contracted with the State through the MHSA Three-Year Expenditure Plan. HHSA’s Three-Year Plan is currently for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-18 through 2019-20 and has five (5) programs, one (1) being Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI), with Suicide Prevention and Stigma Reduction as a component of PEI. In the FY 2018-19 MHSA Annual Update, HHSA is changing contractors for these services to SPN to expand the provision of services county wide. The existing contract for these services (#105-S1711 with a maximum obligation of $60,000) is with Tahoe Youth and Family Services, ...

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