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245.465 Duties of county board.

Subdivision 1. Spend according to plan; other listed duties. The county board in each county shall use its share of mental health and Community Social Services Act funds allocated by the commissioner according to the biennial mental health component of the county's community social services plan as approved by the commissioner. The county board must:

(1) develop and coordinate a system of affordable and locally available adult mental health services in accordance with sections 245.461 to 245.486;

(2) with the involvement of the local adult mental health advisory council or the adult mental health subcommittee of an existing advisory council, develop a biennial adult mental health component of the community social services plan which considers the assessment of unmet needs in the county as reported by the local adult mental health advisory council under section 245.466, subdivision 5, clause (3). The county shall provide, upon request of the local adult mental health advisory council, readily available data to assist in the determination of unmet needs;

(3) provide for case management services to adults with serious and persistent mental illness in accordance with sections 245.462, subdivisions 3 and 4; 245.4711; and 245.486;

(4) provide for screening of adults specified in section 245.476 upon admission to a residential treatment facility or acute care hospital inpatient, or informal admission to a regional treatment center;

(5) prudently administer grants and purchase-of-service contracts that the county board determines are necessary to fulfill its responsibilities under sections 245.461 to 245.486; and

(6) assure that mental health professionals, mental health practitioners, and case managers employed by or under contract with the county to provide mental health services have experience and training in working with adults with mental illness.

Subd. 2. Residential and community support programs: 1992 salary increase. In establishing, operating, or contracting for the provision of programs licensed under Minnesota Rules, parts 9520.0500 to 9520.0690 and programs funded under Minnesota Rules, parts 9535.0100 to 9535.1600, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1991, a county board's contract must reflect increased salaries by multiplying the total salaries, payroll taxes, and fringe benefits related to personnel below top management by three percent. This increase shall remain in the base for purposes of wage determination in future contract years. County boards shall verify in writing to the commissioner that each program has complied with this requirement. If a county board determines that a program has not complied with this requirement for a specific contract period, the county board shall reduce the program's payment rates for the next contract period to reflect the amount of money not spent appropriately. The commissioner shall modify reporting requirements for programs and counties as necessary to monitor compliance with this provision.

HIST: 1987 c 403 art 2 s 20; 1988 c 689 art 2 s 74; 1989 c 282 art 4 s 6; 1991 c 94 s 1; 1991 c 292 art 4 s 4; 1Sp2003 c 14 art 11 s 11