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File #: 21-694    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/19/2021 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the approval and submission of the San Mateo County Mental Health Services Act Annual Update FY 2021-22 to the State Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission and the Department of Health Care Services.
Attachments: 1. 20210914_r_MHSA FY 21-22 Annual Update, 2. 20210914_att_MHSA FY 21-22 Annual Update
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: San Mateo County Mental Health Services Act Annual Update FY 2021-22

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the approval and submission of the San Mateo County Mental Health Services Act Annual Update FY 2021-22 to the State Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission and the Department of Health Care Services.

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BACKGROUND:
In 2004, California voters passed Proposition 63, known as the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), which made additional state funds available to expand and transform mental health services. Since 2006, MHSA resources and expenditures have been approved by the Board as part of the larger County Health budget. State legislation requires that the MHSA Annual Updates be approved by the County's Board of Supervisors. The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Recovery Commission (MHSARC) held a public hearing and voted to close a 30-day public comment on July 7, 2021 and is recommending approval of the MHSA Annual Update FY 2021-22 by your Board.

On August 4, 2020, your Board approved the MHSA Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan for FY 2020-23 and Annual Update FY 2020-21.

DISCUSSION:
The MHSA Annual Update is intended to describe any changes to the programs and expenditures plans as was submitted in the MHSA Three-Year Plan.

Last year, the State budget projection included a decrease in MHSA revenues due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Given this uncertainty, our MHSA programs and expenditures for FY 2020-21 remained status quo and stakeholders identified and prioritized "housing for individuals living with mental health challenges" as a topic area to engage in deeper strategic planning and to develop recommendations for when revenues increase.

Actual revenue received ...

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