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File #: 22-00448    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/12/2022 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action: 5/24/2022
Title: Consider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness Mental Health Contract Renewal for Fiscal Years (FYs) 2022-2025 with Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County dba CommUnify (CommUnify), as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a multi-year Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with CommUnify (a local vendor) for the provision of children's mental health services, for a Maximum Contract Amount not to exceed $3,535,635.00 for an annual amount of $1,178,545.00, for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025, subject to annual budget appropriations and available funding; b) Delegate to the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee the authority to suspend, delay or interrupt the services under the Agreement for convenience per Section 20 of the Agreement; make immaterial changes to the Agreement per Section 26 of the Agreement; amend the staffing requirements of the Exhibits A(s) of the Agreement; reallocate funds bet...
Sponsors: BEHAVIORAL WELLNESS DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. AttachmentA - CommUnify FY 22-25 BC, 3. Executed Contract, 4. Minute Order

Title

Consider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness Mental Health Contract Renewal for Fiscal Years (FYs) 2022-2025 with Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County dba CommUnify (CommUnify), as follows:

 

a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a multi-year Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with CommUnify (a local vendor) for the provision of children’s mental health services, for a Maximum Contract Amount not to exceed $3,535,635.00 for an annual amount of $1,178,545.00, for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025, subject to annual budget appropriations and available funding;

 

b) Delegate to the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee the authority to suspend, delay or interrupt the services under the Agreement for convenience per Section 20 of the Agreement; make immaterial changes to the Agreement per Section 26 of the Agreement; amend the staffing requirements of the Exhibits A(s) of the Agreement; reallocate funds between funding sources with discretion per Exhibit B of the Agreements; adjust the provisional rate with discretion per Exhibit B; approve subsidy payments in excess of the limit per Exhibit B of the Agreement; waive the use of County Maximum rates per Exhibit B of the Agreement; and amend the goals, measures, and outcomes in Exhibit E, all without altering the Maximum Contract Amount and without requiring formal amendment of the Agreement, subject to the Board’s ability to rescind this delegated authority at any time; and

 

c) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment, pursuant to section 15378(b)(4) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines.