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File #: 18-0828    Version: 2
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/11/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/12/2018 Final action: 6/12/2018
Title: Probation Department recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Make findings in accordance with County ordinance 3.13.030 that it is more economical and feasible to continue to contract out for transdermal electronic alcohol monitoring equipment and services than to obtain the facilities, personnel, and equipment necessary to provide such services; and continue to utilize SCRAM of California for these services as previously contracted through Agreement 834; and 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 3073 effective June 19, 2018 through December 31st, 2019 for a Not to Exceed Amount of $200,000.00. FUNDING: Public Safety Realignment (AB 109).
Attachments: 1. A - SCRAM of CA AGM 3073, 2. Executed Agreement 3073
Related files: 17-0129, 18-0346, 19-1605, 19-1377, 19-0649
Title
Probation Department recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Make findings in accordance with County ordinance 3.13.030 that it is more economical and feasible to continue to contract out for transdermal electronic alcohol monitoring equipment and services than to obtain the facilities, personnel, and equipment necessary to provide such services; and continue to utilize SCRAM of California for these services as previously contracted through Agreement 834; and
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services 3073 effective June 19, 2018 through December 31st, 2019 for a Not to Exceed Amount of $200,000.00.

FUNDING: Public Safety Realignment (AB 109).
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Probation Department recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Agreement for Services #3073 effective June 19, 2018 through December 31st, 2019 for a Not to Exceed Amount of $200,000.00.

With the implementation of the County of El Dorado, Superior Court of California’s Pretrial Supervision Program, specified offenders are ordered to participate in an electronic monitoring program supervised by the Probation Department. The original agreement did not anticipate additional usage beyond the grant term date of April 30, 2018, however the Superior Court will continue to order clients to utilize the Pretrial Supervision Program, requiring the Probation Department to continue funding through the 18/19 Fiscal Year.

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 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 ...

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