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File #: 20-0561    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/14/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/23/2020 Final action: 6/23/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 4845 with EDCA Lifeskills, Inc., for the provision of Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Prevention and Early Intervention services, in the amount of $165,000, for the term of three years from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023; 2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that services can be contracted with EDCA Lifeskills, Inc. under this Agreement 4845 under criteria (B) “Specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in classifications are involved in the performance of the work;” 3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to execute up to three (3) extensions of one (1) year each with the same terms/conditions, with no change to the maximum contractual obligation, outlined in Agreement 4845, or as amended, so long as the term does not exceed the end date of the approved Fiscal Year (FY) 2023-26 MHS...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS, EDCA Lifeskills, 4845, 2. B - EDCA Lifeskills, 4845, 3. Executed Agreement #4845
Related files: 20-0446, 18-0894, 17-0551
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 4845 with EDCA Lifeskills, Inc., for the provision of Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Prevention and Early Intervention services, in the amount of $165,000, for the term of three years from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023;
2) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that services can be contracted with EDCA Lifeskills, Inc. under this Agreement 4845 under criteria (B) “Specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in classifications are involved in the performance of the work;”
3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to execute up to three (3) extensions of one (1) year each with the same terms/conditions, with no change to the maximum contractual obligation, outlined in Agreement 4845, or as amended, so long as the term does not exceed the end date of the approved Fiscal Year (FY) 2023-26 MHSA Plan; and
4) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 4845, 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: State Funding: 100% Mental Health Services Act.

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
In 2004, California voters passed Proposition 63, the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA). MHSA imposes a one (1) 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.

Under MHSA, each county is required to develop a Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan (Plan), followed by two subsequent years of Annual U...

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