Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - January 13, 2015
REVISED January 13, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #11

Repeal of Manatee County Mental Health and Substance Abuse Planning Council


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Andy Guyre, Human Services Division Manager
Community Services Department, x3493

Brenda Rogers, Director
Community Services Department, x3489

Action Requested
Adoption of Resolution R-15-08 which effectively sunsets the Manatee County Mental Health and Substance Abuse Planning Council (MHSAPC). 

Enabling/Regulating Authority

F.S. 125
F.S. 394.656 and 394.657
F.S. 951.26

Background Discussion
  • On October 7, 2008, the Board of County Commissioners adopted Resolution R-08-226 creating the Manatee County Mental Health and Substance Abuse Planning Council (MHSAPC).
  • The duties of the MHSAPC included investigating and applying for grants on behalf of the County as authorized in Florida Statute. 
  • The MHSAPC is an optional group, and, per statute, grants may be applied for in cooperation with the Public Safety Coordinating Council (PSCC)
  • The PSCC is currently active and pursues annual grants.  Local mental health and substance abuse organizations are included on the PSCC and obtain grant funds.
  • The MHSAPC has not convened since 2010.
  • No current funding for projects or grants under the authority of the MHSAPC are available.  No grants have been available for several years. 

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
RLS #14-362.  Resolution created by the County Attorney's Office.  Written Response Attached.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Return copy of Resolution to Community Services.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  15-08 RepealMentalHealthAdvisoryRES.pdf
Attachment:  14-362 Sunset of Mental Health Advisory Council.pdf