The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Mr. Tony Gherardini, Deputy Director of Operations, Dr. Robert Werthwein, Director, Office of Behavioral Health, and Mr. Jeremy Hill, Purchasing Director, Department of Human Services (DHS), presented two FY 2018-19 supplemental requests. Committee members received a packet of presentation slides prepared by DHS (Attachment A); a written description of the 42-Bed Expansion, Colorado Mental Health Institute (CMHI) at Pueblo project, prepared by Legislative Council Staff (Attachment B); an e-mail response to a staff question on the Pueblo project (Attachment C); and a written description of the Secure Treatment Facility for Mental Health Restoration project, prepared by Legislative Council Staff (Attachment D). Mr. Hill provided an overview of the department and its bed needs. Dr. Werthwein provided an overview of the 42-Bed Expansion, CMHI at Pueblo supplemental request, and discussed the need to fund the project. Discussion ensued regarding policy issues that are still in flux, the impact of this on DHS capital need, and the populations that are treated by DHS at its facilities. Discussion followed regarding the Secure Treatment Facility for Mental Health Restoration supplemental request, including the youth population currently served at Ridge View Academy.