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File #: 16-0729    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/29/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/2/2016 Final action: 8/2/2016
Title: Sheriff's Office recommending the Board: 1) Authorize the Chair to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Sheriff's Office and the El Dorado County Superior Court, whose mutual goal in this agreement is to provide maximum court security for the term July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017, in an amount not to exceed $3,860,370; and 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 126-2016, which amends the Authorized Personnel Allocation Resolution for the Sheriff to add one (1) full time equivalent Sergeant. FUNDING: State of California Court Security Realignment Funding.
Attachments: 1. A - Sheriff Superior Court MOU Blue Route 8-2-16, 2. B - Sheriff Superior Court MOU 8-2-16, 3. C - Sheriff Superior Court MOU Exh A 8-2-16, 4. D - Sheriff Resolution for Personnel Allocation 8-2-16, 5. Executed MOU 8-2-16, 6. Executed Resolution 126-2016 (8-2-16)
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Sheriff's Office recommending the Board:
1) Authorize the Chair to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Sheriff's Office and the El Dorado County Superior Court, whose mutual goal in this agreement is to provide maximum court security for the term July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017, in an amount not to exceed $3,860,370; and
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 126-2016, which amends the Authorized Personnel Allocation Resolution for the Sheriff to add one (1) full time equivalent Sergeant.

FUNDING: State of California Court Security Realignment Funding.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Sheriff's Office (SO) recommends the approval and signing of this new MOU to continue providing reimbursable Court Security/Bailiff services to the Superior Court for FY 2016/17.

SO recommends the Board adopt a resolution adding (1) one full-time equivalent (FTE) Sergeant position to be funded in the current Fiscal Year 2016/2017 MOU. This position will be covered by the State of California Court Security Realignment funding and will not change Net County Cost.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Historically, Counties had the primary responsibility of funding trial courts, constructing and maintaining Court facilities and employing most Court employees. Beginning in Fiscal Year 2011/12, as part of Trial Court Realignment, the State of California Superior Court Act of 2012 established the Trial Court Security Account to fund court security. Aside from two Counties in the State of California where the court security is provided by a marshal, the Sheriff is responsible for providing the necessary court security services. The Sheriff negotiates the MOU with the Superior Court specifying an agreed-upon level of court security services and any other agreed-upon governing or operating procedures and brings it to the Board for consideration.

In El Dorado County, the Sheriff's Office provides personnel for the performance of traditional bailiff servi...

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