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File #: 19-0411    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/8/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/4/2019 Final action: 6/4/2019
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 3827 with New Morning Youth and Family Services, Inc., for the provision of Latino Outreach services, on an “as requested” basis, for the term July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2023, with a maximum contractual obligation of $384,000; 2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is more economical and feasible to contract with New Morning Youth and Family Services, Inc. for the provision of specialized Prevention and Early Intervention services via an outreach program specific to the Latino population under this Agreement 3827 because the County has neither the staff nor facilities to perform said services; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services #3827, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, and contingent upon ap...
Attachments: 1. A - Blue #3827 NMY&FS 06/04/19, 2. B - Agreement #3827 NMY&FS 06/04/19, 3. Executed Agreement # 3827
Related files: 16-0472
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 3827 with New Morning Youth and Family Services, Inc., for the provision of Latino Outreach services, on an “as requested” basis, for the term July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2023, with a maximum contractual obligation of $384,000;
2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is more economical and feasible to contract with New Morning Youth and Family Services, Inc. for the provision of specialized Prevention and Early Intervention services via an outreach program specific to the Latino population under this Agreement 3827 because the County has neither the staff nor facilities to perform said services; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services #3827, 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: 100% State Funding - Mental Health Services Act.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
In 2004 California voters passed Proposition 63, the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA). The MHSA imposes a one percent tax on personal income in excess of $1,000,000. The funds from the tax are distributed to California counties and are intended to transform the Mental Health System into one that is consumer and family driven, is recovery oriented, accessible and culturally competent, and offers services appropriate for the population that is served.

On June 20, 2017, (File ID No 17-0551, Agenda Item 33) the Board of Supervisors approved the adoption of the County’s Mental Health Services Act Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan, covering Fiscal Years (FY) 2017-18 through 2019-20. Additionally, on June 26, 2018, (File ID No: 18-0874, Agenda Item 47) the Board authorized the implementation of the MHSA FY 2018-19 Annual Update throug...

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