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File #: 20-0899    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/2/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/14/2020 Final action: 7/14/2020
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board consider the Draft Board of Supervisors Responses to the 2019-20 Grand Jury Reports 19-03, County Credit Cards, and 19-04, Policing Those with Behavioral Health Issues, both issued May 8, 2020; providing any final direction to staff regarding any changes to include with the Final Response for these reports; recommending approval of the report as the Final Responses and respective letter of transmittal to the Presiding Judge if no changes are recommended. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - BOS Draft Response to 2019-2020 GJ 19-03, 19-04, 2. B - EDC Auditor-Controller Grand Jury Report Response 19-03, 3. C - Sheriff Response 19-04 Policing Those With Behavorial Health Issues, 4. D - Draft Letter to Kingsbury 2019-20 19-03 and 19-04, 5. Public Comment BOS Rcvd 7-13-20
Related files: 20-0959, 21-0261
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Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board consider the Draft Board of Supervisors Responses to the 2019-20 Grand Jury Reports 19-03, County Credit Cards, and 19-04, Policing Those with Behavioral Health Issues, both issued May 8, 2020; providing any final direction to staff regarding any changes to include with the Final Response for these reports; recommending approval of the report as the Final Responses and respective letter of transmittal to the Presiding Judge if no changes are recommended.

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The 2019-20 Grand Jury published several individual Final Reports on various subjects in May and June. Report #19-03, County Credit Cards, and report #19-04, Policing Those with Behavioral Health Issues, were issued May 8, 2020. Under the California Penal Code, sections 933 et. sec., the Board of Supervisors must provide a response to the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court within 90 days of the date that a Final Report is made available to the public. The response to Report #19-03 and Report #19-04 is due by July 30, 2020 and the proposed response is therefore being submitted to your Board for approval.

The attached draft response has been prepared in the form prescribed by Penal Code section 933.05 and addresses the findings and recommendations of the Grand Jury which are under the jurisdiction of the Board of Supervisors.

The Auditor-Controller’s response to report #19-03, County Credit Cards and the Sheriff’s response to report #19-04, Policing Those with Behavioral Health Issues are attached for reference.

ALTERNATIVES
N/A

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT
The response has been prepared in conjunction with affected departments/agencies, as noted.

CAO RECOMMENDATION
Approve as recommended.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
There is no direct financial impact related to the consideration of the responses. There may be a financial impact related to implementation of Grand Jury Recommendations; however, such imp...

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