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File #: 17-0801    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/18/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 9/12/2017 Final action: 9/12/2017
Title: Probation Department recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment I to Agreement 469-S1510 with BI, Inc. for the provision of electronic monitoring services for supervision of offenders, increasing the agreement amount by $20,000 for a total not to exceed amount of $83,000; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 469-S1510, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: AB 109 and General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - 469-S1510 AMDT I Counsel Approval 9/12/17, 2. B - 469-S1510 AMDT I 9/12/17, 3. C - 469-S1510 BI Correctional Services Inc 9/12/17, 4. Executed Agreement 469-S1510
Related files: 12-0483, 12-0839, 13-0655, 17-0129
Title
Probation Department recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment I to Agreement 469-S1510 with BI, Inc. for the provision of electronic monitoring services for supervision of offenders, increasing the agreement amount by $20,000 for a total not to exceed amount of $83,000; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 469-S1510, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: AB 109 and General Fund.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment I to Agreement 469-S1510 with BI, Inc. for the provision of electronic monitoring services for supervision of offenders, increasing the agreement amount by $20,000 for a total not to exceed amount of $83,000; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to execute further documents relating to Agreement for Services 469-S1510, including amendments which do not increase the maximum dollar amount or term of the Agreement, contingent upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Probation Department has been continuously operating the Electronic Monitoring Program (EMP) since 2006 to provide home detention services as a custody alternative for appropriate sentenced offenders. The department has the necessary expertise in this area and has necessary contracts in place with multiple vendors to provide the electronic and GPS monitoring equipment.

On April 4, 2011, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) 109, referred to as 2011 Public Safety Realignment. AB 109 was later modified by AB 117. Both bills taken together create extensive changes to existing law which reduces the number of offenders eligible for incarceration in state prison and "realigns" these offenders...

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