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File #: 20-601    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/16/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 8/4/2020 Final action: 8/4/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with MAR-RIC Transitional and Recovery Facility for transitional residential mental health services for the term July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $1,080,495.
Attachments: 1. 20200804_r_MAR-RIC, 2. 20200804_a_MAR-RIC
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Scott Gilman, Director, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services

Subject: Agreement with MAR-RIC Transitional and Recovery Facility for Transitional Residential Mental Health Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with MAR-RIC Transitional and Recovery Facility for transitional residential mental health services for the term July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $1,080,495.

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BACKGROUND:
Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) has contracted with MAR-RIC Transitional and Recovery Facility (MAR-RIC) since February 2002, for transitional residential services for individuals who are transitioning from locked facilities or psychiatric inpatient units to a lower level of care, or individuals who would otherwise require locked facility placement.

Under the B-1 Administrative Memorandum, agreements that provide housing services and related supports for mental health clients are exempt from the Request for Proposals process requirement.

DISCUSSION:
MAR-RIC shall continue to provide up to 13 beds per month for individuals who are transitioning from locked facilities or psychiatric inpatient units or individuals who would otherwise require locked facility placement. Services through this agreement offer an alternative for clients to remain in the community and out of a more restrictive and more expensive locked facility placement. MAR-RIC shall provide room and board, 24/7 supervision, medication assistance, medical and psychiatric care, individual and group therapy, and general support and assistance services to San Mateo County clients.

The resolution contains the County's standard provisions allowing amendment of the County's fiscal obligations by a maximum of $25,000 (in aggregate).

The agreement and resolution have been ...

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