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j_cdc_2017a_2017-12-19t08:38:16z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 12/19/2017

Location: SCR 357

Final

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.



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09:05 AM



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.



09:20 AM



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.