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File #: 19-1595    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/17/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/10/2019 Final action: 12/10/2019
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 4413 with Arts and Culture El Dorado, for the provision of the Mental Health Services Act/Prevention and Early Intervention, “Expressive Therapies” project, for the term upon execution through June 30, 2020, with a maximum contractual obligation of $100,000; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 4413, 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.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 4413, 2. B - Arts and Culture Agreement 4413, 3. Executed Agreement 4413
Related files: 19-0936, 17-0551, 20-0479
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 4413 with Arts and Culture El Dorado, for the provision of the Mental Health Services Act/Prevention and Early Intervention, “Expressive Therapies” project, for the term upon execution through June 30, 2020, with a maximum contractual obligation of $100,000; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 4413, 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:
California voters passed Proposition 63 (MHSA), in November 2004 and MHSA was enacted into law January 1, 2005. MHSA imposes a one percent (1%) tax on personal income above $1,000,000. The funds are distributed to the counties throughout the State and are intended to transform the mental health system into one that is focused on wellness, recovery, and resiliency.

Under MHSA, each county is required to develop a Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan (Plan), followed by two subsequent years of Annual Updates to the original Plan. The purpose of the Annual Update is to review existing projects and to make deletions, modifications, or additions to the original Plan. Therefore, planning, implementing, and updating each Plan and Annual Update is an ongoing, annual process.

On June 20, 2017, the Board adopted and authorized implementation of the MHSA FY 2017-2018 through FY 2019-20 Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan (File 17-0551, Item 33). On June 25, 2019, the Board adopted and authorized implementation of the MHSA FY 2019-20 Annual Update (File 19-0936, Item 44).

One component of the Plan is Prevention and Early Intervention; and one project of that component is “Expressive Therapies.” This p...

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