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File #: 21-0321    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/19/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/23/2021 Final action: 3/23/2021
Title: District Attorney recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Approve the use of Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture Funds for the following: 772 Pacific St. facility lease in the amount of $32,490 for the period of July 2020 - June 2021 and a contribution to the Tahoe Youth & Family Services to support the 2021 Annual Drug Store Project in the amount of $2,000; 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 013-2021 finding that supporting the 2021 "Drug Store Project" provides a valuable public benefit by educating youth about the consequences of substance abuse and authorizing a contribution in the amount of $2,000 to Tahoe Youth & Family Services to support the project; and 3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign FY 2020-21 budget transfer increasing revenue and appropriations within the District Attorney's budget. (4/5 vote required) FUNDING: Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture Funds.
Attachments: 1. A - Resolution Blue Route_Drug Store Project_21-0321, 2. B - Resolution - 20.21 Drug Store Project Contribution (not-executed), 3. C - 2021 Drug Store Project_21-0321, 4. D - Budget Transfer_EQSHR_21-0321, 5. Executed Budget Transfer, 6. Executed Resolution 013-2021
Related files: 20-0152, 19-1462
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District Attorney recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Approve the use of Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture Funds for the following: 772 Pacific St. facility lease in the amount of $32,490 for the period of July 2020 - June 2021 and a contribution to the Tahoe Youth & Family Services to support the 2021 Annual Drug Store Project in the amount of $2,000;
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 013-2021 finding that supporting the 2021 "Drug Store Project" provides a valuable public benefit by educating youth about the consequences of substance abuse and authorizing a contribution in the amount of $2,000 to Tahoe Youth & Family Services to support the project; and
3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign FY 2020-21 budget transfer increasing revenue and appropriations within the District Attorney's budget. (4/5 vote required)

FUNDING: Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture Funds.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

The District Attorney, through an agreement with the Federal Department of Justice (DOJ), receives monies for assets seized by partner agencies, also referred to as Equitable Sharing Funds (EQSHR). The funds are deposited into a trust fund in the County Treasury until such time the District Attorney requests use of the funds per the guidelines established in Equitable Sharing agreement with the DOJ. The District Attorney has several costs that can be covered with EQSHR and is requesting to use the funds for the following expenses:

$32,490 rental costs for DA building lease located at 772 Pacific St. - The District Attorney is requesting EQSHR use for the FY 20/21 building lease cost during the period of July 2020-June 2021. According to the lease contract with Fausel Professional Center LLC, the first six months are billed at rate of $2,685/month and the remaining six months are billed at $2,730/month, for a total cost of $32,490.

$2,000 - Tahoe Youth and Family Services sponsors "The Drug Store Project", typically ...

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