Location: SCR 357
BILL SUMMARY for Department of Human Services
COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
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** All documents -- including the analysis of FY 2018-19 capital budget requests -- are posted on the committee website and can be found here: http://leg.colorado.gov/content/jcdc2017acommdocscurrent**
08:38 AM -- Department of Human Services
The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Reggie Bicha, Executive Director, and Sarah Wager, Director of Administrative Solutions, both representing the Department of Human Services (DHS), discussed the department's FY 2018-19 capital funding priorities. Committee members received a copy of the DHS presentation (Attachment A). Director Bicha walked the committee through the presentation and responded to committee questions.
Director Bicha and Ms. Wager continued to answer questions from the committee. Specifically, the committee discussed building new mental health hospitals in Pueblo and the Denver Metro area.
Discussion turned to outstanding controlled maintenance need and vacant buildings in the DHS inventory. Robert Werthwein, Director of the Office of Behavioral Health, came to the table to address a committee question.