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File #: 12-1145    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/4/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/6/2012 Final action: 11/6/2012
Title: District Attorney recommending the Board approve a budget transfer increasing revenues and appropriations in the amount of $42,814.97 by transferring funds from Federal and State asset forfeiture Special Revenue Accounts into the Department's operating budget for the following: 1) Purchase of equipment including, but not limited to, computers and building security in the amount of $27,152.97; 2) Pay for training and presentation expenses totaling $8,662 related to texting and distracted driving for students in El Dorado County high schools; and 3) Contribute $7,000 to the California District Attorney Investigators Association (CDAIA) to enhance training programs for district attorney investigators. (4/5 vote required) FUNDING: State and Federal Asset Forfeiture.
Attachments: 1. A - BT 12-1145.PDF, 2. B - DOJ Equitable Sharing Guide April 2009.pdf, 3. C - H&S11489.pdf
Related files: 21-0081
Title
District Attorney recommending the Board approve a budget transfer increasing revenues and appropriations in the amount of $42,814.97 by transferring funds from Federal and State asset forfeiture Special Revenue Accounts into the Department's operating budget for the following:
1) Purchase of equipment including, but not limited to, computers and building security in the amount of $27,152.97;
2) Pay for training and presentation expenses totaling $8,662 related to texting and distracted driving for students in El Dorado County high schools; and
3) Contribute $7,000 to the California District Attorney Investigators Association (CDAIA) to enhance training programs for district attorney investigators. (4/5 vote required)

FUNDING: State and Federal Asset Forfeiture.
Body
BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost…………… $42,814.97

Budgeted…………………………
New Funding (Asset Forfeiture)…. $42,814.97
Savings…………………………
Other……………………………
Total Funding Available………… $42,814.97

Change To Net County Cost…… $0

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
None. Funding is available as a result of the Department’s participation in Federal and State asset forfeiture programs, resulting in no impact to Net County Cost.

Background
Federal Justice Funds- funding received through the Department's participation in federal asset forfeitures for cases in which District Attorney staff have expended resources. Through the annual Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification, brought before the Board of Supervisors on an annual basis, El Dorado County is eligible to participate in the program. Funds are authorized for use according to the Justice's Guide to Equitable Sharing for State and Local Law Enforcement.

Allowable expenditures under this program include law enforcement equipment. As part of this agenda item the Department will be utilizing justice funds to purchase various computer and building security equipment.

In addition, as detailed on P...

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