Mental Health Board budget documents now posted - HB Finance Documents

Mental Health Task Force Update

This is a very important time for the development of the 2016 Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division Budget and we will continue to provide updates to the Task Force as the process moves forward.

The 2016 Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division Budget summary is now posted online at the Mental Health Board web page: http://county.milwaukee.gov/BehavioralHealthDivi7762/Mental-Health-Board.htm

  • The budget request will be discussed this Thursday, June 18th, at 1:30 PM at the Mental Health Board Finance Committee meeting, at the Mental Health Complex Auditorium. Please note that the Finance committee will include time for public input – the agenda indicates that public comments will be limited to three minutes each.

  • We have updated the BHD budget timeline as more information becomes available. An updated timeline is shown below and attached. Note that there is one other opportunity for public input when the Mental Health Board meets on Thursday June 25th at 3 Pm at Washington Park Senior Center.

2016 Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division (BHD) Budget Timeline (6/15/2015)
WhatWhen
BHD prepares the budget for approval by the Mental Health BoardIn progress
The BHD budget request narrative will be completed and posted online at the Mental Health Board web site: http://county.milwaukee.gov/BehavioralHealthDivi7762/Mental-Health-Board.htm
This follows the same timeline as the remainder of the County budget
June 15th
Mental Health Board Finance Committee meeting to include public comment (comments limited to three minutes each)Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. at the Mental Health Complex auditorium
Mental Health Board Meeting to include public comment on budgetThursday, June 25, 2015 at 3:00 pm at Washington Park Senior Center, 4420 W. Vliet
Mental Health Board meeting on the budget. Board members may propose amendments.

The Board will vote on the budget. Approved budget goes to County Executive
July 9th at 8 AM at Milwaukee County Mental Health Complex Auditorium, 9455 W Watertown Plank Rd
County Executive reviews budget approved by Mental Health Board and can accept as is or make changes. There is no way to override changes to the BHD budget made by the County Executive. BHD budget is rolled into the overall 2016 Milwaukee County budgetAfter July 9th

Barbara Beckert, Milwaukee Office Director: DISABILITY RIGHTS WISCONSIN
6737 W. Washington St., Suite 3230 Milwaukee, WI 53214
414–773–4646 Ext 15 Voice
414–773–4647 Fax
barbara.beckert@drwi.org

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