(1) The county court or board of county commissioners, or its representatives designated by it for the purpose, of any county, on behalf of the county, may:
(a) In conformity with the rules of the Department of Human Services, establish and operate, or contract with a public agency or private corporation for, a community mental health and developmental disabilities program.
(b) Cooperate, coordinate or act jointly with any other county or counties or any appropriate officer or agency of such counties in establishing and operating or contracting for a community mental health and developmental disabilities program to service all such counties in conformity with the regulations of the department.
(c) Expend county moneys for the purposes referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) of this subsection.
(d) Accept and use or expend property or moneys from any public or private source made available for the purposes referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) of this subsection.
(2) All officers and agencies of a county, upon request, shall cooperate insofar as possible with the county court or board of county commissioners, or its designated representatives, in conducting programs and carrying on and coordinating activities under subsection (1) of this section. [1961 c.706 §39; 1973 c.639 §2; 1981 c.750 §2; 1989 c.116 §10]Section: Previous 430.555 430.560 430.565 430.570 430.580 430.590 430.610 430.620 430.625 430.630 430.632 430.635 430.640 430.642 430.650 Next
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