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File #: 18-1648    Version: Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 12/11/2018 In control: DHHS: Administrative
On agenda: 1/8/2019 Final action: 1/8/2019
Title: Award from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for Drug Free Communities activities and Supplemental Budget in fund 1175 for Fiscal Year 2018-19 (4/5 Vote Required)
Indexes: Core Roles - Protect vulnerable populations, Provide community-appropriate levels of service
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Copy of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Drug Free Communities Award Letter, 3. Creation of Budget Unit 451- Drug Free Community

To: Board of Supervisors

From: DHHS: Public Health

Agenda Section: Consent

SUBJECT:
title
Award from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for Drug Free Communities activities and Supplemental Budget in fund 1175 for Fiscal Year 2018-19 (4/5 Vote Required)
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RECOMMENDATION(S):
Recommendation
That the Board of Supervisors:
1. Approve and accept the notice of award from SAMHSA and Drug Free Communities (DFC) for $125,000 per year for five (5) years for a total of $625,000 to support the Humboldt Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition project;
2. Direct the Auditor-Controller to create budget unit (BU) 451 - Drug Free Community in fund 1175 Public Health for fiscal year (FY) 2018-19 and approve the supplemental budget per Attachment B, in the amount of $125,000 (4/5 vote);
3. Approve the allocation of one (1) 1.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) Health Education Specialist I/II (class 1595, salary range 403) position in BU 414 - Health Education effective immediately upon Board approval; and
4. Authorize the Director of Public Health or designee to approve any future documents directly related to the grant acceptance, such as budget adjustments that do not require matching funds from the county, upon County Counsel and Risk Management review and approval.

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SOURCE OF FUNDING:
Public Health Fund

DISCUSSION:
Humboldt Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) was founded in 2002 with the goal of developing a strategic plan for alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention in Humboldt County. The coalition's achievements include developing the county's Strategic Prevention Framework utilizing the SAMHSA model, introducing a social host ordinance which was adopted by the City of Eureka to reduce underage drinking, and spearheading medication disposal bins that have collected one and a half tons of unused or expired drugs to date.

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