The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Mr. Reggie Bicha, Executive Director, Department of Human Services (DHS), provided an overview of an FY 2018-19 proposal to relocate the Grand Junction Regional Center, and to close the current center's campus. Director Bicha was joined by Ms. Sarah Wager, Director of Administrative Solutions, and Mr. Mark Wester, Director for the Office of Community Access and Independence. Committee members received a packet of presentation slides, prepared by DHS Staff (Attachment A), and a written description of the proposal, prepared by Legislative Council Staff (Attachment B). Director Bicha responded to questions regarding the current census of the Grand Junction Regional Center. Director Bicha returned to explaining the process by which DHS plans to transition from the Grand Junction Regional Center to a number of group homes. Discussion ensued regarding the values of various properties involved in the proposal.