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File #: 21-0979    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Items Status: Passed
File created: 8/18/2021 In control: Council Work Session
On agenda: 8/24/2021 Final action: 8/24/2021
Title: Expansion of the Huntsman Mental Health Institute Receiving Center
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. HMHI CORA Memo

Requested Agenda Date:



Requested Agenda Title:


Expansion of the Huntsman Mental Health Institute Receiving Center



Requested Agenda Item Description: Expand services by addition of a third floor to the Huntsman Mental Health Institute Crisis Receiving Center. Construction cost for a third floor is $10M; this is a request for Salt Lake County to provide one-time funding of $5M from the County Operational Reserve Account (CORA) in Behavioral Health. Information about the expanded services will be presented.

This request to use CORA funds to support the expansion will be included in the Behavioral Health 2022 budget.


Requested Action: Discussion - Vote Needed


Presenter(s) (with titles): Karen Crompton, Director of SLCo Human Services; Tim Whalen, Director of SLCo Behavioral Health; Dr. Mark Rapaport, CEO of Huntsman Mental Health Institute; and Ross Van Vranken, Executive Director of HMHI Behavioral Health. 


Time Needed: 20 MINS


Is this Item Time-Sensitive and/or Requesting a Time-Certain? No


Requesting Staff Member: Ina Landry, Human Services Department Assistant


Are Supporting Documents Needed for this Agenda Item Request? Yes


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