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File #: 21-0597    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/6/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/11/2021 Final action: 5/11/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 2 to Agreement 4282 with the California Mental Health Services Authority Joint Powers Authority (CalMHSA) to extend the termination date to June 30, 2022, thereby continuing authorization for CalMHSA to negotiate and contract with the California Department of State Hospitals for State hospital beds on behalf of the County; 2) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services, or designee, to execute any other required documents relating to Agreement 4282, including future amendments that do not increase the Not-to-Exceed amount, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and 3) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 (B) that the County has neither the facilities nor specialty skills required to provide acute inpatient mental health treatment; therefore, it is feasible to contract with CalMHSA for this State hospital bed participation ...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS CalMHSA 4282 A2, 2. B - CalMHSA 4282 A2, 3. C - CalMHSA 4282 & 4282 A1 + Approved CRSs, 4. Executed CALMHSA
Related files: 19-1297, 20-0831, 22-0024
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Amendment 2 to Agreement 4282 with the California Mental Health Services Authority Joint Powers Authority (CalMHSA) to extend the termination date to June 30, 2022, thereby continuing authorization for CalMHSA to negotiate and contract with the California Department of State Hospitals for State hospital beds on behalf of the County;
2) Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services, or designee, to execute any other required documents relating to Agreement 4282, including future amendments that do not increase the Not-to-Exceed amount, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and
3) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 (B) that the County has neither the facilities nor specialty skills required to provide acute inpatient mental health treatment; therefore, it is feasible to contract with CalMHSA for this State hospital bed participation agreement.

FUNDING: Participation is funded by MHSA, Medi-Cal, and Realignment.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
The California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) is a Joint Powers Authority that was formed in 2009. The purpose of this public entity is to provide administrative and fiscal services to support County and City members to effectively meet their local mental health services’ needs. Some examples of CalMHSA’s services include but are not limited to: the administration of prevention and early intervention services under the Mental Health Services Act; contracting and/or negotiating with the State or Federal government for administration of mental health services, programs or activities; and contracting and/or negotiating with the State or other providers of mental health hospital beds and services through the “CalMHSA State Hospital Bed Program." On February 15, 2011, the Board authorized the County to become a participating member in CalMHSA via Resolution ...

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