HEALTH AND SAFETY
REGIONAL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES
39-3133. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONAL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH BOARDS. Each regional behavioral health board shall annually elect from within its membership an executive committee of five (5) members empowered to make fiscal, legal and business decisions on behalf of the full board or join with another governmental entity that can fulfill the same management infrastructure function. If the regional behavioral health board elects to create its own internal executive committee, the membership shall be representative of the regional behavioral health board membership and must, at a minimum, include one (1) mental health consumer or advocate and one (1) substance use disorder consumer or advocate. The executive committees or the partner public entity shall have the power and duty, on behalf of the regional behavioral health boards, to:
(1) Establish a fiscal control policy as required by the state controller;
(2) Enter into contracts and grants with other governmental and private agencies, and this chapter hereby authorizes such other agencies to enter into contracts with the regional behavioral health boards as deemed necessary to fulfill the duties imposed upon the board to promote and sustain the ability of individuals with behavioral health disorders to live in the community and avoid institutionalization;
(3) Develop and maintain bylaws as necessary to establish the process and structure of the board; and
(4) Employ and fix the compensation, subject to the provisions of chapter 53, title 67, Idaho Code, of such personnel as may be necessary to carry out the duties of the regional behavioral health boards.
All meetings of the executive committee shall be held in accordance with the open meetings law as provided for in chapter 2, title 74, Idaho Code.
[39-3133, added 2014, ch. 43, sec. 18, p. 112; am. 2017, ch. 58, sec. 17, p. 112.]