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File #: 19-1247    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/20/2019 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 1/7/2020 Final action: 1/7/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with the Mental Health Association of San Mateo County for housing and housing-related mental health services, rehabilitation services, and Flexible Fund administration, increasing the amount by $58,116 to an amount not to exceed $4,430,184, with no change to the agreement term.
Attachments: 1. 20200107_r_Mental Health Association, 2. 20200107_a_Mental Health Association
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, County Health
Scott Gilman, Director, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services
Subject: Amendment to the Agreement with Mental Health Association of San Mateo County for Housing and Housing-Related Mental Health Services, Rehabilitation Services, and Flexible Fund Administration

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with the Mental Health Association of San Mateo County for housing and housing-related mental health services, rehabilitation services, and Flexible Fund administration, increasing the amount by $58,116 to an amount not to exceed $4,430,184, with no change to the agreement term.

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BACKGROUND:
On October 23, 2018, the Board approved an agreement with Mental Health Association of San Mateo County (MHA), to provide housing and housing-related mental health services, rehabilitation services, and Flexible Fund administration for the term July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020, for amount of $4,352,068.

On April 7, 2019, the Chief of San Mateo County Health approved an amendment to the agreement for the Spring Street transitional housing program, increasing the amount by $20,000 to $4,372,068 with no change to the agreement term.

On September 24, 2019, the Board approved the FY 2019-20 adopted budget. Previously, on June 25, 2019, the Board received the FY 2020-21 Preliminary Recommended Budget. These budgets included a 4% Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for Behavioral Health and Recovery Services community-based organizations that provide mental health services and substance abuse disorder services.

DISCUSSION:
MHA provides rehabilitation services for seriously mentally ill (SMI) adults with co-occurring disorders, as well as emergency short-term housing at the Spring Street Emergency Shelter for homeless clients. MHA also provides Shelter Plus Care Project co...

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