HIV HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES PLANNING COUNCIL OF NEW YORK CITY
ARTICLE I - DESCRIPTION OF THE PLANNING COUNCIL
Section 3. Duties. The duties of the HIV Health and Human Services Planning Council of New York ("Planning Council" or "the Council") shall include but not be limited to:
||Establishing binding priorities for the allocation of funds including how best to meet each such priority and additional factors that a grantee should consider in allocating funds for treatment and care of people living with HIV/AIDS in the New York Eligible Metropolitan Area, as provided by Title 1/Part A of the Ryan White CARE Act of 1990, Public Law 101-381, amended under HATEA 2009, Public Law 109-145, as such Act may be amended from time to time or superseded by a new law;
||Developing a comprehensive plan for the organization and delivery of HIV-related health and human services in the New York City metropolitan area that is compatible with all existing State or local plans regarding the provision of health and human services to individuals with HIV disease and with all laws and regulations regarding discrimination in the provision of these services;
||Assessing, monitoring and making recommendations to the Mayor or the appropriate City agency regarding the efficiency of the administrative mechanism in rapidly allocating funds to the areas of greatest need within the eligible area;
||Monitoring and making recommendations to the Mayor or the appropriate City agency regarding compliance with the priorities established by the Planning Council;
||Conducting an assessment of the EMA’s needs for HIV services based on size and demographics of the population of individuals with HIV disease and
||Coordinating in the provision of services to such individuals with programs for HIV prevention and for the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, including programs that provide comprehensive treatment for such abuse;
The Planning Council may assume additional responsibilities as may from time to time be proposed by the Mayor of the City of New York.
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