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File #: 13-0124    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/5/2013 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/26/2013 Final action: 2/26/2013
Title: Sheriff's Office recommending the Board authorize the Chairman to sign a perpetual Agreement with Amador County for the provision of Jail services at the Jail facilities operated by the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office in South Lake Tahoe and Placerville at the rate of $90 per inmate per day.
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route Sheet Amador County .pdf, 2. B - Agreement for Jail Services.pdf, 3. Executed Agreement - Amador County
Title
Sheriff's Office recommending the Board authorize the Chairman to sign a perpetual Agreement with Amador County for the provision of Jail services at the Jail facilities operated by the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office in South Lake Tahoe and Placerville at the rate of $90 per inmate per day.
Body

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
No Change to Net County Cost. This Agreement allows for reimbursement from Amador County to house inmates, with the revenue being deposited into Custody Services Special Revenue Fund (7724311), resulting in no changes to the Sheriff’s operating budget

Background
Assembly Bill (AB) 109, titled : "2011 Realignment Legislation Addressing Public Safety" was signed by the Governor on April 4, 2011. In summary, AB109 "realigns" numerous responsibilities concerning adult felony offenders to the counties, including specifying local jail custody instead of state prison for certain offenders.

As a result, many counties throughout the state, including Amador County, do not have sufficient capacity in their jails to house additional offenders, which prior to AB109, were housed in state prisons. El Dorado County currently has sufficient space to house Amador County prisoners. By doing so, Amador County will reimburse El Dorado County for expenses associated with the prisoners, generating additional revenue for El Dorado County.

On October 23, 2012, the Board of Supervisors approved the Sheriff’s recommendation to create a special revenue fund for the purposes of revenue received for housing inmates from other counties. These funds will be used to pay for maintenance and improvements of Sheriff's Office facilities, as well as to assist in the furtherance of replacing the Sheriff’s Headquarters facility.

Reason for Recommendation
Approval of this request will assist Amador County in managing their jail population as well as generate additional revenue for the Sheriff’s Office.

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