Collier County
FL

Action Item
10309

Recommendation for the Board of County Commissioners to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign an agreement between Collier County and David Lawrence Mental Health Center to administer the allocation of the state-mandated match for FY20 in the amount of $2,335,934.

Information

Department:Community & Human ServicesSponsors:
Category:16.D Consent Agenda-Public Services Department

Executive Summary

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

Recommendation for the Board of County Commissioners to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign an agreement between Collier County and David Lawrence Mental Health Center to administer the allocation of the state-mandated match for FY20 in the amount of $2,335,934.

 

 

OBJECTIVE: To provide behavioral and substance abuse services to the community.

 

CONSIDERATIONS: The David Lawrence Center (DLC) is a not for profit mental health facility in Collier County. DLC is funded, in part, via state contracts for the provision of mental health and substance abuse services. Pursuant to Florida Statute, Section 394.76(9) (a) and (b), a commitment has been made to provide funding in the amount of $2,335,934 to DLC. The proposed agreement requires that DLC provide adult and children’s mental health and adult substance abuse services to citizens of Collier County. The contract period is from October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.

 

In FY2019 DLC received funding from the County in the amount of $2,021,922 for state-mandated services. The increase of $314,012 in funding this fiscal year represents an additional allocation for expanded services that was approved by the Board of County Commissioners (Board) as part of the FY19-20 budget process.

 

In addition, on September 24, 2019, the Board approved a contract with Collier Health Services, Inc. (Agenda Item #16D9) to provide voluntary payments to DLC in the amount of $380,596 to support state-mandated services.

 

FISCAL IMPACT: The total service agreement value of $2,335,934 has been appropriated in the FY20 General Fund (001) budget.

 

LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS: This Item is approved for form and legality and requires a majority vote for Board action. -JAB

 

GROWTH MANAGEMENT IMPACT: There is no Growth Management impact associated with this executive summary.

 

RECOMMENDATIONS: To approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the agreement between Collier County and David Lawrence Mental Health Center to administer the allocation of the state-mandated match for FY20 in the amount of $2,335,934.

 

Prepared By: Dawn Whelan, Grant Coordinator Community and Human Services Division

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