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File #: 21-0600    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Approval Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 5/10/2021 In control: Sheriff-Coroner
On agenda: 5/25/2021 Final action:
Title: Approval of Retroactive Second Amendment to BOS Agreement 19-133 with the Department of State Hospitals in the Amount of $117,177 for a New Agreement Total of $1,367,536 for a Jail Based Competency Treatment Program for the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office Jail with a New Term End Date of June 30, 2021 RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
Attachments: 1. Agreement 19-133-A2

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Sheriff-Coroner
MEETING DATE: May 25, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Matthew Kendall
PHONE:
463-4085
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
My Lan Do Nguyen
PHONE:
463-4408


ITEM TYPE: Consent Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: N/A


AGENDA TITLE:
title
Approval of Retroactive Second Amendment to BOS Agreement 19-133 with the Department of State Hospitals in the Amount of $117,177 for a New Agreement Total of $1,367,536 for a Jail Based Competency Treatment Program for the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office Jail with a New Term End Date of June 30, 2021

RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Approve Retroactive Second Amendment to BOS Agreement 19-133 with the Department of State Hospitals in the amount of $117,177 for a new agreement total of $1,367,536 for a Jail Based Competency Treatment Program for the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office Jail with a new term end date of June 30, 2021; authorize Chair to sign same.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
The Board approved Agreement 19-133 and Resolution 19-174 on May 7, 2019. The Board approved Amendment 1 on April 6, 2021.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
On May 1, 2019, the Sheriff's Office entered into an agreement with the Department of State Hospitals for the Sheriff's Office Jail to administer the delivery of Jail Based Competency Treatment (JBCT) Program services for inmates. BOS Agreement 19-133 states DSH compensates MCSO at the rate of $29,294.25 per patient inmate. The Agreement is for two years and will not exceed $898,828. The Agreement includes a $20,000 startup fee.

Currently, a hearing occurs, and a psychological evaluation occurs when an attorney declares a doubt, under Penal Code section 1368, as to their clients' mental competence. If a psychologist finds that the client is incompetent, the court case is suspended, and the client is sent to a State hospital to undergo competency training. The lack of beds at the hospitals creates a waiting list, which causes th...

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