GOVERNING BOARD MEETING, NOV. 29 2018 MINUTES

Governing Board Meeting
November 29, 2018
1:00 p.m.
Mahaska County Courthouse (3rd Floor)

Attendance:
Linda Demry, Appanoose County Board of Supervisor
Ron Bride, Davis County Board of Supervisor
Steve Wanders, Mahaska County Board of Supervisor
Jerry Parker, Wapello County Board of Supervisor
Jennifer Vitko, South Central Behavioral Health Region CEO/Wapello County CDS
Stephanie Koch, South Central Behavioral Health Region/Appanoose County CDS
Staci Veach, South Central Behavioral Health Region/Davis County CDS
Heather Gross, South Central Behavioral Health Region/Mahaska County CDS
Miranda Tucker, South Central Behavioral Health Region/Wapello County Social Worker
Marquetta Huffman, Judicial Mental Health Advocate

Call to order by the Governing Board Chair Ron Bride

Welcome/Introductions:
Introductions were completed.

Approval of Agenda:
Linda Demry motioned to approve the agenda.
Jerry Parker seconded the motion.
Jerry Parker, aye. Linda Demry, aye. Steve Wanders, aye. Ron Bride, aye.
Motion carried.

Consider Approval of Minutes from 10/23/19:
Jerry Parker motioned to approve minutes from 10/23/19.
Linda Demry seconded the motion.
Jerry Parker, aye. Linda Demry, aye. Steve Wanders, aye. Ron Bride, aye.
Motion carried.

Consider Approval of Claims:
Claimed have been emailed for review.
Linda Demry motioned to approve the claims as presented.
Steve Wanders seconded the motion.
Jerry Parker, aye. Linda Demry, aye. Steve Wanders, aye. Ron Bride, aye.
Motion carried.

Fiscal Agent Report-Jennifer Vitko:
There have been no big expenditures. Some claims that were able to be accrued back to fiscal year 2018 have. All counties still owe the region distribution and have made payments depending on what each county has set up. Discussion regarding what funds the governing board oversees.

OLD BUSINESS
Update on Access Center RFP:
Jennifer Vitko has written the RFP for the access center however is holding off releasing as the code has not been approved as of yet. Once the code is approved, the RFP will be reviewed to make sure it meets code before release.

NEW BUSINESS
Discussion, Consideration, Approval of Annual Report FY18:
The annual reports is a reflection of what the region has been accomplishing. Reviewed sections of the annual report. The reports reviews services the region is providing and access standards. The region has to report if we are meeting, how we are meeting and who is helping to meet the standard. The report reviews clients served, expenditures, revenue, and county levies.
Jerry Parker motioned to approve the annual report FY18.
Steve Wanders seconded the motion.
Jerry Parker, aye. Linda Demry, aye. Steve Wanders, aye. Ron Bride, aye.
Motion carried.

Discussion, Consideration, Approval of Rebecca Montegna for SCBHR Advisory Committee:
Rebecca has been highly recommended by other advisory members and submitted a letter of interest to serve on the advisory committee. She is an active member of NAMI and has lived experience.
Linda Demry motioned to approve Rebecca Montegna for SCBHR Advisory Committee.
Steve Wanders seconded the motion.
Jerry Parker, aye. Linda Demry, aye. Steve Wanders, aye. Ron Bride, aye.
Motion carried.

Discussion of DHS release of the Child’s Workgroup Report:
It was submitted to the governor the need to redesign the child mental health system. A stakeholders group was formed from child providers, DHS, public health, regions, hospitals and educators and the recommendation from the work group is strongly supporting the region would take over the governance of the child system. Now it will be look at to try to get legislation crafted and passed and how it will be funded.

Discussion of Carosh Report:
Discussion of the opinion of the Carosh report/letter. Discussion with HIPAA, the region has to be diligent. Discussion regarding individual counties and HIPAA.

OTHER BUSINESS:
Discussion regarding the budget worksheets for fund 10. When each county gets them, please send them to Jennifer and she will put them together and can then educate the board. Discussion regarding how they are approved by board of supervisors and also the governing board. Discussion regarding fund balance and the levy dollars.

The grand opening of the Centerville Recovery Center is scheduled for December 10, 2018.

The SCBHR Christmas party will be held at the Ottumwa office on December 21, 2018.

Next Date and Time of Governing Board Meeting:
The next governing board meeting is scheduled for 9:30 a.m., December 21, 2018, to be held at the SCBHR office, 110 E. Main St. Ottumwa, IA.

Adjourn:
Linda Demry motioned to adjourn.
Jerry Parker seconded the motion.
Jerry Parker, aye. Linda Demry, aye. Steve Wanders, aye. Ron Bride, aye.
Motion carried.

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