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File #: 21-0714    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/22/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/29/2021 Final action: 6/29/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board: 1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is appropriate to contract with Sierra Child and Family Services, Inc. for the provision of Student Outreach and Engagement Centers and Mental Health Supports at El Dorado High School District sites under Agreement 5463 because (B) “Specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in classifications are involved in the performance of the work;” 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5463 with Sierra Child and Family Services, Inc., in the amount of $520,000 for the term of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023; and 3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5463, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement. FUNDING: 100% ...
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 06-29-21, 2. B - Agreement 5463 06-29-21, 3. Executed Agreement 5463
Related files: 20-0446, 21-0713
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board:
1) Make findings in accordance with County Ordinance 3.13.030 that it is appropriate to contract with Sierra Child and Family Services, Inc. for the provision of Student Outreach and Engagement Centers and Mental Health Supports at El Dorado High School District sites under Agreement 5463 because (B) “Specialty skills and qualifications not expressly identified in classifications are involved in the performance of the work;”
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 5463 with Sierra Child and Family Services, Inc., in the amount of $520,000 for the term of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023; and
3) Authorize the Health and Human Services Agency Director, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 5463, contingent upon County Counsel and Risk Management approval, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement.

FUNDING: 100% State Funding: Mental Health Services Act Funding.
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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, recovery-oriented, accessible and culturally competent, and a system that offers services appropriate for the population that is served. MHSA requires counties to prepare a three-year program and expenditure plan, known as the MHSA Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan. The plan has five (5) components intended to address specific goals for priority populations and other key community mental health needs, which are Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI), Community Services and Supports (CSS), Innovation (INN), Workforce Education and Training (WET), and Capital Facili...

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