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File #: 12-1245    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/25/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/23/2012 Final action: 10/23/2012
Title: Sheriff's Office recommending the Board considering the following: 1) Authorize the Auditor/Controller to create a Special Revenue Fund for CalMMET revenue received from the State Controller's Office for methamphetamine investigation purposes; 2) Authorize the Auditor/Controller to create a Special Revenue Fund for future revenue received from various counties for the provision of Custody services at the Sheriff's South Lake Tahoe and Placerville Jails; and 3) Authorize the Chair to sign a Budget Transfer transferring unspent CalMMET revenues received during Fiscal Year 2011/12 from contingency to the special revenue fund, as well as posting Fiscal Year 2012/13 CalMMET revenues to the special revenue fund FUNDING: CalMMET and other Miscellaneous revenue.
Attachments: 1. Budget Transfer.PDF
Title
Sheriff's Office recommending the Board considering the following:
1) Authorize the Auditor/Controller to create a Special Revenue Fund for CalMMET revenue received from the State Controller's Office for methamphetamine investigation purposes;
2) Authorize the Auditor/Controller to create a Special Revenue Fund for future revenue received from various counties for the provision of Custody services at the Sheriff's South Lake Tahoe and Placerville Jails; and
3) Authorize the Chair to sign a Budget Transfer transferring unspent CalMMET revenues received during Fiscal Year 2011/12 from contingency to the special revenue fund, as well as posting Fiscal Year 2012/13 CalMMET revenues to the special revenue fund

FUNDING: CalMMET and other Miscellaneous revenue.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
No Change to Net County Cost. Revenue received from CalMMET and other counties will be deposited in Special Revenue Funds and drawn down as needed.

Background
Beginning in 2008, the California Multi-Jurisdicational Methamphetamine Enforcement Task Force (CalMMET) funds were subgranted to the Sheriff's Office through Yolo County. The Sheriff's Office narcotics staff participated in this Task Force, and the grant funds were used to offset staffing and equipment costs.

In October 2011, as part of the Governor's re-alignment of program funds, it was decided that CalMMET funds would no longer function as a grant where an application and an official award had to be made. Instead, there is now a direct transfer of funds from the California State Controller's Office to the County. The County received $265,707 in funding in Fiscal Year 2011/12 and is budgeted to receive $266,623 in Fiscal Year 2012/13. These funds must be used to offset costs for salaries and equipment related to methamphetamine investigations. As a result, these funds should be placed in a Special Revenue Fund separate from the Sheriff's operating budget, and drawn down to offset autho...

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