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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 1
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HCR001.......................................................by MR. SPEAKER
Requested by Department of Health and Welfare
IDAHO STATE SCHOOL AND HOSPITAL - Authorizing the Department of Health and
Welfare to contract with the Idaho State Building Authority to provide
facilities and financing for a replacement of buildings at the Idaho State
School and Hospital.
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|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fifth Legislature First Regular Session - 1999
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 1
BY MR. SPEAKER
Requested by: Department of Health and Welfare
1 A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION
2 AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE, IDAHO STATE SCHOOL AND HOS-
3 PITAL, TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS WITH THE IDAHO STATE BUILDING AUTHORITY TO
4 FINANCE CONSTRUCTION OF A LIVING FACILITY.
5 Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
6 WHEREAS, the Department of Health and Welfare, Idaho State School and Hos-
7 pital, a licensed intermediate care facility for persons with mental retarda-
8 tion, is required to provide services, programs, and living facilities which
9 will enhance the client's self-sufficiency, and provide for their health needs
10 and personal development in a safe and secure environment; and
11 WHEREAS, the clients now being admitted are the most difficult cases with-
12 out other options for care in the private sector because they are too danger-
13 ous and aggressive or their medical needs are too complex and demanding; and
14 WHEREAS, the Department of Health and Welfare, Idaho State School and Hos-
15 pital, commissioned an architectural study which determined the need to
16 replace two functionally obsolete buildings which house the majority of the
17 clients with a new seventy-five bed living facility that meets current stan-
18 dards established for this type of facility, together with infrastructure and
19 site improvements to accommodate and enhance service to clients now served;
21 WHEREAS, it is imperative and necessary that this facility be placed in
22 service at the earliest possible time to meet the public need.
23 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the First Regular Session
24 of the Fifty-fifth Idaho Legislature, the House of Representatives and the
25 Senate concurring therein, that the Legislature hereby authorizes and provides
26 approval for the Department of Health and Welfare to enter into an agreement
27 or agreements with the Idaho State Building Authority, under such terms and
28 conditions as may be reasonable and necessary, to provide such facilities and
29 financing thereof on the site of the existing campus of the Idaho State School
30 and Hospital.
31 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution constitutes authorization
32 required by the provisions of Section 67-6410, Idaho Code.
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STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
To replace two functionally obsolete buildings at Idaho State
School and Hospital which house the majority of the clients, with
a new 75 bed living facility that meets current standards
established for this type of facility; together with
infrastructure and site improvements to accommodate and enhance
service to clients now served.
Total projected cost: $12,500,000
Annual Lease Payment $ 889,500 for 25 years less $103,000
annual cost savings.
General fund portion: $ 235,900
Matching Federal Funds: $ 550,600
Contact: John Doner
Department of Health and Welfare
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE HCR 1