Health and Human Services Committee Meeting
05/13/21, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Aldermanic Committee Meeting
Health and Human Services
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The Committee will take Public Comment on any of the Board Bills and Resolutions listed below. Please see the below instructions on how to register to speak to the committee.
Public Hearing Procedures:
Those interested in making a comment should send an email expressing their interest to speak as well as their name, street address, email contact address and the Board Bill and/or Resolution Number(s) they wish to speak about. This email should also indicate whether you are “for”, “against” or have “no position” on the Board Bill or Resolution. This email should be sent to the Board of Aldermen Clerk - Mr. Terry Kennedy at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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All requests to speak must be made by 7am Thursday, May 13, 2021. Speakers will be called to speak in accordance to the Rules of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen which can be found on the Board of Aldermen Website.
The committee will meet to review and discuss the following:
Discussion with Dr. Echols on licensing, vaccinations, owner accountability, complaints and resolutions related to dogs in the city.
Board Bill Number 13
Introduced by Alderwoman Christine Ingrassia, Alderwoman Lisa Middlebrook, Alderwoman Annie Rice, Alderman Dan Guenther, Alderwoman Sarah Martin, Alderwoman Anne Schweitzer, Alderwoman Megan E. Green, Alderman Jesse Todd
This Board Bill authorizes the City of St. Louis Department of Health (DOH) to accept a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)(CFDA Number: 93.243)(Award No. 1H79SM080544-01), known as the Law Enforcement and Behavioral Health Partnership: STL CARES (Community Assessment and Referral for Enduring Stability) project grant in the total amount of One Million Six Hundred Forty Eight Thousand Six Hundred Twenty Seven Dollars ($1,648,627) over five years, to enable early diversion of individuals with Serious Mental Illness (SMI) and Co-Occurring Disorders (COD) from potential arrest using targeted outreach and behavioral health co-response, coupled with law enforcement personnel training in mental health and trauma-informed response and other grant purposes; authorizing the expenditure of grant funds by entering into contracts or otherwise for the grant purposes.
Board Bill Number 14
Introduced by Alderwoman Christine Ingrassia
This Board Bill authorizes the Department of Health (the “DOH”) to accept COVID-19 response grant assistance through the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity CARES (“ELC”) award of up to $71,150.00 from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (“MDHSS”) for the grant purposes of providing funding assistance with local efforts for COVID-19 related case investigation, contact tracing response, and reporting activities; and to accept the 2020 Medical Reserve Corps COVID-19 Operational Readiness Award (“ORA”) of $5,000.00 from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (“NACCHO”) for the grant purposes of providing funding assistance for approved activities that build operation readiness capabilities to meet the COVID-19 emergency preparedness and response.
May 7, 2021 2:53 PM
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