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File #: 19-1876    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/18/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/11/2020 Final action: 2/11/2020
Title: District Attorney recommending the Board: 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 021-2020 amending the current Authorized Personnel Allocation Resolution for the District Attorney to: a) Delete 1.0 vacant Special Investigator (District Attorney) b) Add 1.0 Investigator (District Attorney) c) Delete 1.0 vacant Executive Assistant - Law & Justice d) Add 1.0 Paralegal I/II allocation; and 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer modifying the District Attorney’s FY 2019-20 operating budget increasing appropriations and revenue, resulting in no financial impact to net county cost (4/5 vote). FUNDING: General Fund, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Victims of Crime Act Fund, and California Department of Insurance, District Attorney/Public Defender Sub-Fund
Attachments: 1. A - Budget Transfer, 2. B - Approved Blue Route Resolution 19-1876, 3. C - Reso Overfill True Up - Investigator & Paralegal I-II 19-1876(NOT EXECUTED), 4. Executed Resolution 021-2020
Related files: 19-0213, 19-0702, 19-1700, 20-0286
Title
District Attorney recommending the Board:
1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 021-2020 amending the current Authorized Personnel Allocation Resolution for the District Attorney to:
a) Delete 1.0 vacant Special Investigator (District Attorney)
b) Add 1.0 Investigator (District Attorney)
c) Delete 1.0 vacant Executive Assistant - Law & Justice
d) Add 1.0 Paralegal I/II allocation; and
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a budget transfer modifying the District Attorney’s FY 2019-20 operating budget increasing appropriations and revenue, resulting in no financial impact to net county cost (4/5 vote).

FUNDING: General Fund, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Victims of Crime Act Fund, and California Department of Insurance, District Attorney/Public Defender Sub-Fund
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Personnel Allocation
The District Attorney’s Office has completed the fiscal year 2019-20 budget amendment review and has determined that the following modifications are needed to the department’s personnel allocation:

1) Delete 1.0 FTE vacant Special Investigator (District Attorney) and add 1.0 FTE filled Investigator (District Attorney) allocation. The Investigator (District Attorney) is an overfill to the Special Investigator (District Attorney) position. With the implementation of the Child Advocacy Center (KC) Program, funded by CalOES, it was determined that the program objectives were to be accomplished with the expertise of an Investigator. The position is 85% funded through the grant award.

2) Delete 1.0 FTE vacant Executive Assistant - Law & Justice and add 1.0 FTE filled Paralegal I/II allocation. The Paralegal position is an overfill to the Executive Assistant - Law & Justice. It has become a need for the District Attorney's Office to expand their support staff level of assistance to operating units throughout the department. The Paralegal position will aid in providing further legal services across the Victim W...

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