LAKE COUNTY, CA (July 16, 2020) -- To all interested stakeholders: Lake County Behavioral Health Services, in accordance with the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), is publishing this Notice of 30-Day Public Comment Period and Notice of Public Hearing regarding the above-referenced document.
I. The public review and comment period began Tuesday, July 14, 2020, and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Interested persons may provide written comments during this public comment period. Written comments and/or questions should be sent to LCBHS, Attn: Scott Abbott, 6302 Thirteenth Ave, PO Box 1024, Lucerne, CA, 95458, or emailed to [email protected], no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Please use the comment form that accompanies the 3-Year Plan (see Section III.)
II. A Public Hearing will be held by the Lake County Behavioral Health Services Department on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 10:00am – 11:30am for the purpose of receiving further public comment on the MHSA Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan for Fiscal Years 2020-21 through 2022-23. Due to restrictions on public gatherings as a result of COVID-19, the public hearing will be held virtually on the ZOOM web-based meeting platform. Attendees will have the option to join the public hearing via the meeting URL link, or dial into the meeting by phone. If you need support accessing or joining the public hearing, please contact Morgan Hunter at [email protected] or 707-274-9101 ext. 26261. The meeting information is as follows:
Public Hearing URL Link: https://zoom.us/j/92572204744
Public Hearing Dial-in Information:
Phone Number: 669-900-6833
Meeting ID: 925 7220 4744
III. To review the MHSA Annual Update and Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan for Fiscal Years 2020-21 through 2022-23, the comment form, or other MHSA documents via Internet, follow this link to the Lake County website:
IV. Printed copies of the MHSA Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan for Fiscal Years 2020-21 through 2022-23 are available to read at the reference desk of all public libraries in Lake County, and in the public waiting areas of these Lake County offices, during regular business hours:
• Behavioral Health Services Office: 6302 Thirteenth Ave, Lucerne.
• Behavioral Health Services Office: 7000-B South Center Dr., Clearlake.
• La Voz de la Esperanza Latino Peer Support Center: 14585 Suite B Olympic Dr., Clearlake.
• Circle of Native Minds Cultural Center: 845 Bevins St., Lakeport.
• The Big Oak Peer Support Center: 13340 East Highway 20, Suite O, Clearlake.
• The Harbor on Main Peer Support Center: 154 South Main St., Lakeport.
• Family Support Center, 21389 Stewart Street, Suite E, Middletown.
To obtain a copy by mail, or to request an accommodation or translation of the document into other languages or formats, call 707-274-9101 before 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, 2020.