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File #: 21-1406    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/19/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/31/2021 Final action: 8/31/2021
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board consider the Draft Board of Supervisors Response to the 2020-21 Grand Jury Final Report and take one of the following actions: 1) Direct staff to make changes and return to the board with final report by September 21, 2021; or 2) Approve as the Final Report and submit to the Presiding Judge. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Grand Jury Response - FINAL, 2. B - Judge submittal letter, 3. C - 2020-2021 Final Report
Title
Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board consider the Draft Board of Supervisors Response to the 2020-21 Grand Jury Final Report and take one of the following actions:
1) Direct staff to make changes and return to the board with final report by September 21, 2021; or
2) Approve as the Final Report and submit to the Presiding Judge.

FUNDING: N/A
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The 2020-21 Grand Jury published one Final Report on June 30, 2021 on the following subjects:

20-01 County Cemetery Management
20-02 Inspection of County Jail and Juvenile Treatment Center
20-04 Following Up on Mental Health Services Act Fund Spending
20-05 West Slope Emergency Services, Joint Powers Authority and Ambulance.

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 the report is due by September 28, 2021 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 for which the Grand Jury requested a response from the Board of Supervisors.


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 certain Grand Jury Recommendations; however, such impact will be identified as staff assesses needs for future action, and will be discussed in future staff reports prior to approval and/or implementation.

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS
N/A.

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT
Good Governance

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