February 10, 2010
MEETING OF THE MENTAL HEALTH BOARD
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
One Carlton B. Goodlett Place
2nd Floor, Room 278
6:30 – 8:30 PM
CALL TO ORDER
Item 1.0 DIRECTORS REPORT
1.1 Discussion regarding Community Behavioral Health Services Department Report, a report on the activities and operations of Community Behavioral Health Services, including budget, planning, policy, and programs and services.
1.2 Public Comment
Item 2.0 MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE ACT UPDATES AND PUBLIC HEARINGS
2.1 Public Hearing: MHSA Information Technology Component and Technological Needs Project Proposals.
2.2 Public Comment
Item 3.0 ACTION ITEMS
For discussion and action.
3.1 Public comment
3.2 Proposed Resolutions
3.2 a PROPOSED RESOLUTION: Be it resolved that the minutes of the Mental Health Board meeting of January 13, 2010 be approved as submitted.
Item 4.0 ELECTION OF OFFICERS
For discussion and action
4.1 Public Comment
4.2 Report from Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee stated the nominees at the January 13, 2010 meeting as: James Shaye Keys or Mary Ann Jones, PhD, Chair; Lara Arguelles or Susan McIntyre as Vice Chair; Mary Ann Jones, PhD as Secretary. Additional nominations can be made form the floor prior to voting.
Item 5.0 REPORTS
For discussion and possible action.
5.1 Report from the Executive Director of the Mental Health Board.
5.2 Report of the Chair of the Board and the Executive Committee.
5.3 Report of the Chair of the Special Hearing Committee: James Keys
5.4 Report by members of the Board on their activities on behalf of the Board.
5.5 New business - Suggestions for future agenda items to be referred to the Executive Committee.
5.6 Public comment
Item 6.0 PUBLIC COMMENT
1. American Sign Language interpreters and/or a sound enhancement system will be available on request. Please contact Edwin Batongbacal at (415) 255-3446 (voice) or (415) 255-3449 (TTD). Five days notice before the meeting will help to ensure the presence of an ASL interpreter or sound enhancement system. Large print copies of the agenda will be made available upon request; please call (415) 255-3474.
2. Meetings are held at City Hall, One Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place (between Grove and McAllister), in Room 278. The closest accessible BART station is the Civic Center station, at the intersection of Market, Grove and Hyde Streets. The closest Muni Metro station is the Van Ness Station. Accessible MUNI lines serving the location are the 9 San Bruno, 47 Van Ness, and 71 Haight/Noreiga. Also, the J, K, L, M, and N lines underground. For more information or updates about the current status of MUNI accessible services, call (415) 923-6142. For information about Paratransit Services call (415) 351-7000.
3. Special Hearings are usually held at the Department of Public Health, 101 Grove Street, 3rd Floor, Room 300. The same public transportation options as above apply. It is wheelchair accessible.
4. For Special Hearings at other locations, please call for directions or bus information. All locations will be accessible.
5. City Hall is accessible to wheelchairs. Elevators, doorways, restrooms, and the meeting room are wheelchair accessible. Accessible curbside parking has been designated on One Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place.
6. In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products. Please help the City accommodate these individuals.
POLICY ON CELL PHONE, PAGERS, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICES
The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers, and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices.
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE
Government’s duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people’s business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people’s review. For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact:
Sunshine Ordinance Task Force
City Hall, Room 244
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102-4689
Fax: 4(15) 554-5163
Citizens interested in obtaining a free copy of the Sunshine Ordinance can request one from Mr. Darby or by printing Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code from the internet at: www.sfgov.org/sunshine
To view Mental Health Board agendas and minutes, you may visit the MHB web page at: www.sfgov.org/mental_health. You may also go to the Government Information Center at the Main Library at Larkin and Grove in the Civic Center. You may also get copies of these documents through the MHB office at 255-3474.
Lobbyist Registration and Reporting Requirements
Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Campaign & Governmental Conduct Code 2.100] to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the San Francisco Ethics Commission at 30 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 3900, San Francisco, CA 94102; telephone (415) 581-2300; fax (415) 581-2317; web site www.sfgov.org/ethics