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File #: 21-0912    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/25/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/22/2021 Final action: 6/22/2021
Title: District Attorney recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 063-2021 authorizing the District Attorney to accept and execute grant award agreement 3691 with the California Highway Patrol for the Cannabis Tax Fund Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 in the amount of $192,500, including any extensions or amendments thereto which would not increase net county cost, upon County Counsel review. FUNDING: California Highway Patrol.
Attachments: 1. A - CHP Grant & Reso Approved Blue Route_21-0912, 2. B - CHP RFA_21-0912, 3. C - CHP Application as Submitted_21-0912, 4. D - CHP Intent to Award Letter_21-0912, 5. E - CHP Grant Resolution 063-2021_21-0912, 6. F - El Dorado Law Enforcement Grant Agreement 3691_21-0912, 7. Executed Resolution 063-2021
Related files: 21-1126
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District Attorney recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 063-2021 authorizing the District Attorney to accept and execute grant award agreement 3691 with the California Highway Patrol for the Cannabis Tax Fund Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 in the amount of $192,500, including any extensions or amendments thereto which would not increase net county cost, upon County Counsel review.

FUNDING: California Highway Patrol.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On May 9, 2021, the District Attorney’s Office received notification from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) that they intend to fund the department for participation in the Cannabis Tax Fund Grant Program. Funds have been made available pursuant to the California Code of Regulations Title 13, Division 2, Chapter 13, Section 1890.13. This will be the District Attorney’s first award under this grant Program. The purpose of the Program is to aid the department in reducing and mitigating the impacts of impaired driving within the community.

The primary objectives of this Program are to provide public outreach and education on the impacts of driving under the influence, increasing DUI/DUID enforcement efforts through the means of conducting thorough investigations, participating in DUI checkpoints, and administering training to local officers on DUI/DUIS related to investigative criteria.

The Program will fund (1.0) FTE District Attorney Investigator dedicated to meeting the goals as described in the Request for Application. This Program does not include a cash match requirement.

ALTERNATIVES
Should the Board decline to accept the funding, the County would be ineligible to participate in the program.

PRIOR BOARD ACTION
N/A

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT
N/A

CAO RECOMMENDATION / COMMENTS
Approve as recommended.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
There is no change to Net County Cost. The increase in revenue and appropriations will be included in the department’s FY 2021-22 b...

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