(Placerville, CA) - The El Dorado County's Behavioral Health Division is seeking public input on the Amendment to the County's Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Plan by 5:00 p.m. December 15, 2023. The Amendment provides information on new projects and budgets that have been added to the 2023-24 Fiscal year MHSA Plan.
California voters passed MHSA (Proposition 63) in November 2004, which places a 1% tax on personal incomes over $1,000,000. Counties receive funds through the State, and these are to be used to ensure the County's mental health system is consumer-friendly, recovery-oriented, and accessible to all who need it.
Substantive comments on the draft Amendment received during the public comment period will be included in the final Amendment, along with analysis and response to those comments. Upon approval by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, amended projects will be included in the FY 2024-25 MHSA Annual Update.
The current 23-24 MHSA plan and the draft Amendment document can be found here: www.edcgov.us/mentalhealth/mhsa.aspx.
Public comments or questions about the draft Amendment can be submitted in writing by email to MHSA@edcgov.us or postal mail to: Health and Human Services Agency, Behavioral Health Division, MHSA Project Team, 768 Pleasant Valley Road, Suite 201, Diamond Springs, CA, 95619.
The draft Amendment will be presented to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors for adoption on February 27, 2024. Notice of the date will be posted on the MHSA web page and included on the Board of Supervisors' Agenda.
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