A signed Ordinance 507-2013 authorized a sales tax and use tax to provide for delivery of mental health, substance abuse and therapeutic court programs and services, providing for administration of the tax and adopting a new chapter of Kitsap County Code for implementation. Learn more about the program here.
The Mental Health, Chemical Dependency & Therapeutic Drug Court Citizens Advisory Committee was formed to:
> Help prevent and reduce the impacts of disabling chemical dependency and mental illness by creating and investing in effective, data driven programs for a continuum of recovery-oriented systems of care.
> Advise the Board of Commissioners on systemic mental health, substance abuse and therapeutic court issues.
> Review strategic plans which identify regional needs and guide near-term actions to address such needs.
> Assess proposals for targeted funding to address the needs outlined in the strategic plans.
> Develop and measure specific performance measures to ensure funding is meeting proposed goals and those of Kitsap's strategic plans.
> Ensure the implementation and evaluation of the strategies and programs funded by the Treatment Sales Tax are transparent, accountable and collaborative.
Resolution #139-2013 Adopted on September 23, 2013 appointed the members of the CAC.
> Strategic Goals
> Signed Resolutions
The Citizens Advisory Committee will be comprised of 11 members appointed by the County Commissioners to three-year terms:
One (1) from the Salish Behavioral Health Organization Advisory BoardOne (1) from the Commission on Children and YouthOne (1) from the Area Agency on AgingOne (1) from Law and JusticeOne (1) from EducationSix (6) At-Large representing a broad spectrum of community members whose background and expertise will enhance the function and effectiveness of the Advisory Committee in fulfilling their responsibilities.
Meeting Time 3rd Tuesday of every month at 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location** Currently meeting remotely due to COVID-19 restrictions. Link to join meeting included on agenda, posted below.**
Skookum Contract ServicesSkykomish room4525 Auto Center WayBremerton, WA 98312
2021 Meeting Schedule
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January 19February 16March 16April 20 May 18June 15July 20August -CancelledSeptember -CancelledOctober 19November 16December 21
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