Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) Biennial Service Agreement
Effective January 2012, the county is required to have an approved MFIP Biennial Service Agreement between the County Board and the Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Services in order to receive funds.
The primary purpose of the service agreement is to assess statewide efforts toward the goal of "economic stability for low income families" under MFIP.
The agreement provides an assessment of ongoing needs of families and children within program areas, resources available to address these needs, budgeting of allocated resources, and community participation and review in the planning and development of the service agreement.
Vulnerable Children and Adults (VCA) Act
Effective January 2012, the VCA Act requires an approved service plan between the County Board and the Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Services in order to receive funds.
The primary purpose of this act is to keep vulnerable children and adults safe and improve their well-being.
This plan has been approved between the Chisago County Board of Commissioners and the Commissioners of the Minnesota Department of Human Services for services provided starting in 2012.