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RESOLUTION No. 2013-

By Commissioner Killeen

WHEREAS, the Wayne County Commission desires to provide the most effective mental health services available to the residents of the County of Wayne;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Michigan Mental Health Code, Public Act 258 of 1974, as amended, (hereinafter referred to as the "Code"), the Wayne County Commission established a county community mental health program, currently operating as the Detroit-Wayne County Community Mental Health Agency; and

WHEREAS, Public Act 258 was amended by Public Acts 375 and 376 of 2012, to require that in order to qualify for state support, a county that has situated totally within it a city having a population of at least 500,000 must establish or administer a community mental health services program as a community mental health authority; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Code, the Wayne County Commission has held three public hearings in accordance with the Open Meetings Act, Public Act 267 of 1976, as amended; and

WHEREAS, consistent with the Code, under the Authority form of organization the consumers will continue to have the same rights, privileges, and benefits with respect to services, board membership and due process they currently possess; Now therefore be it

RESOLVED, by the Wayne County Commission this ____ day of June, 2013 that pursuant to the Michigan Mental Health Code, Public Act 258 of 1974, as amended, (hereinafter referred to as the "Code"), there is hereby created a Detroit-Wayne County Community Mental Health Authority (hereinafter referred to as the "Authority") on the following terms and conditions: