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File #: 21-0292    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/12/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/23/2021 Final action: 3/23/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Find that in accordance with County Ordinance Section 3.13.030 (C) due to the limited time frames, temporary or occasional nature, or schedule for the project or scope of work, the ongoing aggregate of work to be performed is not sufficient to warrant the addition of permanent staff; 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5484 with Nancy Callahan, doing business as I.D.E.A. Consulting, to provide technical assistance and implementation of recommendations resulting from Agreement 4603 with I.D.E.A. Consulting, for the term April 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 with a maximum obligation of $150,000; and 3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5484 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: 25% Medi...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 5484 Callahan 3/23/21, 2. B - Agmt with Nancy Callahan #5484 3/23/21, 3. Executed Agreement 5484
Related files: 21-0298, 20-0171
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Find that in accordance with County Ordinance Section 3.13.030 (C) due to the limited time frames, temporary or occasional nature, or schedule for the project or scope of work, the ongoing aggregate of work to be performed is not sufficient to warrant the addition of permanent staff;
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5484 with Nancy Callahan, doing business as I.D.E.A. Consulting, to provide technical assistance and implementation of recommendations resulting from Agreement 4603 with I.D.E.A. Consulting, for the term April 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 with a maximum obligation of $150,000; and
3) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5484 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: 25% Medi-Cal Quality Assurance, 25% Behavioral Health Realignment, 25% Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Quality Assurance, and 25% MHSA funding.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
On February 25, 2020, the Board of Supervisors approved Agreement #4603 with Nancy Callahan, doing business as I.D.E.A. Consulting, to provide assessment, analysis and recommendations regarding the Behavioral Health Adult System of Care, for the term of twelve months upon execution, with a maximum obligation of $100,000.

At that time, the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) undertook a review of available consultants to provide a review, assessment, and recommendations regarding current Behavioral Health services. It was determined that this consultant, Nancy Callahan dba I.D.E.A. Consulting, offered the background, experience, and expertise in the area of working with counties on Behavioral Health organizational and systematic concerns and issues, having contracted with multiple counties for Behaviora...

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