Annual Disaster Mental Health Volunteer Training
Save the Date: Friday, June 14, 2019
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: To be determined.
Presenter: Martha Teater
Disaster Mental Health Manager
North Carolina Red Cross
St. Clair County Mental Health Board Finance Committee Meeting
Thursday, April 9, 2019 at 12:00 pm.
St. Clair County Mental Health Board Meeting
Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm.
2019 Meeting schedule can be found under Public Info
Authorities, Responsibilities, and History
The Board's authorization and mandated responsibilities are set forth in the community Mental Health Act (the Act), Illinois Compiled Statutes, Chapter 405, Act 20, Section 0.1 et.seq. Under the Act, townships, counties and other municipalities are given the authority to pass a referendum to levy an annual tax not to exceed .15% upon all taxable property in order to provide for the necessary funds or to supplement existing funds for community mental health facilities and services. The Act encompasses several other broad responsibilities, including planning and review and comment.