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2019-02-13 MINUTES Jefferson County Mental Health Local Advisory Council MINUTES February 13, 2019 ATTENDANCE: Commissioner Bob Mullen, Karen Wandel,Carol Milner, Barb Reiter, Kathy Rux, Pam Hanna, Ellen Harne, Mandy Haller-Doris, Bridger LaVigne, Molly Carey,and Alison Richardson. I. CALL TO ORDER: 12:32 pm in the Clerk and Recorder's Conference Room by Chair Karen Wandel. II.AGENDA:The agenda was approved. III.MINUTES: Pam made a motion to approve the minutes from the January 9,2019 meeting with the addition of inserting"February 13, 2019"in Kathy's motion under New Business, item b—Election of Officers. Kathy seconded the motion as corrected.All in favor,motion carried. IV.SUB-COMMITTEE REPORTS: None at this time. V.OLD BUSINESS: a. Budget and Claims: Molly presented a claim from Staples for office supplies. Bob submitted the budget reports for February. It was noted that Mark Norwine's expenses were paid out of the wrong account. Bob will make the correction. Barb made a motion to approve the budget as presented. Pam seconded the motion.All in favor, motion carried. b. Correspondence: Kenny sent emails explaining that February SNAP benefits would be distributed early due to the federal government shutdown. He also emailed an article about"Parenting Montana", prevention resources for parents launched by Governor Bullock. He forwarded information for a webinar"Serving Safely—Enhancing Policing Responses for Persons with Mental Illnesses and Developmental Disabilities." Barb shared information about the Big Sky Behavioral Health Summit in October. Kevin Briggs,a former California Highway Patrol Officer and Golden Gate"Guardian", is the planned keynote speaker.She requested placing this on the March agenda for further discussion. Karen reported on using WebEx for remote attendance to council meetings. Mindi Askelson responded to Karen that the Service Area Authority has a subscription for WebEx and she offered to assist Karen.Also, Karen reported that Melissa Baker of Lewis and Clark Public Health is willing to host a Living Life Well series in Jefferson County, but noted that a second trainer is needed,with a 4 day training required and Melissa the program encourages community members/peers with chronic health conditions. VI.NEW BUSINESS: a. Questions for AMDD: None at this time. b. Election of Officers: Pam made a motion to nominate Karen for Chair. Bob seconded the motion.All in favor, motion carried. Pam made a motion to nominate Barb for Vice Chair. Bob seconded the motion.All in favor, motion carried. Barb made a motion to nominate Amanda Haller-Doris for Secretary. Pam seconded the motion.All in favor, motion carried.These will be two-year terms. VII. PUBLIC COMMENT:There will be a Drivers Safety Fair at Jefferson High School on February 21st from 10:00—2:00. Barb reminded the council that the Drug-free Community grant is due towards the end of March. She also reminded the council that the Montana Healthcare Foundation has a grant that is due March 31st.The DUI Task Force received a$750 SAMSA grant to host a Town Hall meeting. Barb also reported that the Big Brother Big Sister"Bowl for Kids'Sake"is scheduled in Boulder March 22nd—23rd. She said there is a workshop on working with volunteers on February 25th at Carroll College. Cost is$50. Pam reminded the council that May is Mental Health Month and asked that it be placed on the March agenda. She mentioned that she and Barb could show"Resilience"and do an ACEs presentation. She recommended the mentalhealth.gov site for information.There is a"Clear the Smoke"presentation on February 28th. Pam reported that JHS will have a staff member trained for Youth Mental Health 1st Aid who will train students for peer mentoring.Alison reported that gun locks are available at no cost from a pediatrician's office in Bozeman. She will research possible sources to obtain locks to distribute for prevention; Pam will reach out to her contact at the VA regarding availability of these. Alison also reminded council members about Thrive For Montana that is a web-based emotional wellbeing program that can accommodate up to one thousand participants. She has more pamphlets available for distribution around the county. VIII.NEXT MEETING:The next regular meeting has been scheduled March 13,2019 at 12:30 pm. Karen made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 1:33 pm. Bob seconded the motion. All in favor, motion carried. IX.MEETING EVALUATION a. Meeting started on time:Yes b. Meeting ended on time:Yes c.Addressed all items on the agenda:Yes d. Discussed issues and came to decisions:Yes e. Gave everyone opportunity to express themselves:Yes Minutes pproved by efferson County Mental Health Local Advisory Council. /44 4/k / ei/v.i.el' '3(i 3 (70(‘) Karen Wendel,Chair Date