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File #: 20-555    Version: 2 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/4/2020 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 6/23/2020 Final action:
Title: Consideration of (a) Waiving the formal bidding process, pursuant to Lake County Code Section 38.2, as it is not in the public interest due to the unique nature of goods or services; and (b) Approval of the Agreement between the County of Lake and Crestwood Behavioral Health for Adult Residential Support and Specialty Mental Health Services for Fiscal Year 2020-21 for a contract maximum of $1,200,000 and authorize the Board Chair to sign the Agreement.
Sponsors: Behavioral Health Services
Attachments: 1. Crestwood_Behavioral_Health_FY 20-21
Memorandum


Date: June 23, 2020

To: Lake County Board of Supervisors

From: Todd Metcalf, MPA

Behavioral Health Services Director

Subject: Consideration of (a) Waiving the formal bidding process, pursuant to Lake County Code Section 38.2, as it is not in the public interest due to the unique nature of goods or services; and (b) Approval of the Agreement between the County of Lake and Crestwood Behavioral Health for Adult Residential Support and Specialty Mental Health Services for Fiscal Year 2020-21 for a contract maximum of $1,200,000 and authorize the Board Chair to sign the Agreement.

Executive Summary: Attached, for your approval, is the Agreement between the County of Lake and Crestwood Behavioral Health for Adult Residential Support Services and Specialty Mental Health Services for Fiscal Year 2020-21. Crestwood Behavioral Health has numerous facilities throughout the State of California and serves multiple Lake County Medi-Cal beneficiaries. Crestwood Behavioral Health facilities include Psychiatric Health Facilities (PHFs), Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs), Mental Health Rehabilitation Centers (MHRCs), Adult Residential Facilities (ARFs), Community Programs, and Residential Facilities for the Elderly where clients are offered a continuum of care and treatment from traditional psychiatric services to innovative recovery programs geared toward community reintegration. As LCBHS has clients placed at numerous Crestwood facilities and as it is our goal to keep Lake County clients at the lowest level of care possible, it would require extensive work to find new placement for these clients. Changes in placement could cause the exacerbation of the client's symptoms, which could potentially result in moving the client to a higher, more expensive level of care. Therefore, LCBHS is requesting to waive the formal bidding process, pursuant to Lake County Code Section 38.2, as it is not in the public interest due to the unique nature of goods or services....

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