§ 32.01  PURPOSE.
   (A)   A mental health board is established to provide and supervise mental health facilities throughout the county by use of tax monies levied in accordance with statutes.
   (B)   The Mental Health Board in consultation with and advisement with the State Department of Mental Health, shall have the power to:
      (1)   Review and evaluate community mental health services and facilities;
      (2)   Submit to the appointing officer and governing body a program of community mental health services and facilities;
      (3)   Within amounts appropriated therefor execute the program and maintain the services and facilities as may be authorized under the appropriations, including amounts appropriated under bond issues if any;
      (4)   Enter into contracts for rendition or operation of services and facilities on a per capita basis or otherwise;
      (5)   Arrange for the rendition of services and operation of facilities by other agencies of the governmental unit or county in which the governmental unit is located with the approval of the governing body;
      (6)   Make rules and regulations concerning the rendition or operations of services and facilities under its direction or supervision;
      (7)   Employ personnel as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of an act relating to community health facilities and services and prescribe the duties of the personnel; and
      (8)   Perform other acts as may be necessary or proper to carry out the purposes of the acts consistent with the regulations of the Director of the Department of Mental Health.
      (9)   Construct, repair, operate, maintain and regulate community mental health facilities to provide mental health services.
      (10)   Accept donations of property and funds for the purposes specified in this Act.
   (C)   The Board shall have the additional powers as set forth in 405 ILCS 20/3e(2)
(1993 Code, § 32.01)  (Ord. passed 12-20-1967)
Statutory reference:
   Community Mental Health Act, see 405 ILCS 20