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(a) The Department of General Services, in cooperation with the State Department of Developmental Services and the State Department of State Hospitals, may lease property within the boundaries of Camarillo State Hospital described in subdivision (c) to Ventura County, which may sublet the property to one or more responsible organizations selected by Ventura County for the purposes of constructing housing or operating residential care services, or both, designed to meet the identified treatment and rehabilitation needs of persons with mental health disorders from Ventura County. The lease between the state and Ventura County shall contain a provision that requires that the lease shall terminate and that full title, possession, and control of the property shall return to the state if permits have not been issued for construction of the housing prior to January 1, 1995. The sublease between Ventura County and the responsible bidder shall contain a provision that requires that permits for construction of the housing be issued prior to January 1, 1995, and shall contain a provision that requires that the sublease shall terminate and full title, possession, and control of the property shall return to the state if permits have not been issued for construction of the housing prior to January 1, 1995.
(b) In selecting a service provider pursuant to subdivision (a), Ventura County shall only consider a sublease with organizations that comply with subdivision (b) of Section 5705 and Section 523 of Title 9 of the California Code of Regulations.
(c)(1) The property consists of a 15 plus acre portion of a 58.5 acre parcel at Camarillo State Hospital that has previously been declared surplus by the State Department of Developmental Services. The acreage is on Lewis Road at the entrance to Camarillo State Hospital. Specific metes and bounds shall be established for the 15 plus acre parcel prior to the actual lease of the property.
(2) The Department of General Services may enter into a lease at less than fair market value. The department is authorized to lease the parcel for not less than 40 and not more than 99 years.
(d) If there is available space, persons who have mental health disorders from Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara Counties may be eligible for placement at this center if an agreement to that effect is entered into between those counties and Ventura County. The agreement shall specify that Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara Counties shall retain responsibility for monitoring and maintenance of persons with mental health disorders who are placed through those agreements and for payment of costs incurred or services rendered by Ventura County.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC § 7501.5 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/welfare-and-institutions-code/wic-sect-7501-5/
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