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File #: 21-1203    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/15/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/31/2021 Final action: 8/31/2021
Title: Probation Department recommending the Board: 1) Accept a grant award, in accordance with Board Policy A-6, in an amount of up to $167,529 in Youth Programs and Facilities Grant Program funding; 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 112-2021 delegating authority to Brian Richart, Chief Probation Officer, to execute the grant agreement and to accept funding contingent upon County Counsel approval; and 3) Authorize the Chief Probation Officer to administer any subsequent administrative documents, including required fiscal and programmatic reports. FUNDING: Board of State and Community Corrections Youth Programs and Facilities Grant (100%).
Attachments: 1. A - Resolution Routing Sheet, 2. B - Resolution, 3. C - Application, 4. D - Sample Standard Agreement, 5. Executed Resolution 112-2021
Related files: 21-1028
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Probation Department recommending the Board:
1) Accept a grant award, in accordance with Board Policy A-6, in an amount of up to $167,529 in Youth Programs and Facilities Grant Program funding;
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 112-2021 delegating authority to Brian Richart, Chief Probation Officer, to execute the grant agreement and to accept funding contingent upon County Counsel approval; and
3) Authorize the Chief Probation Officer to administer any subsequent administrative documents, including required fiscal and programmatic reports.

FUNDING: Board of State and Community Corrections Youth Programs and Facilities Grant (100%).
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On September 30, 2020, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 823 (SB 823), which began the closure of the state’s Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), realigning those state functions to county governments. Under SB 823, DJJ intake closed for most youth on July 1, 2021, and counties then became fully responsible for housing, programming, and treatment of youth at higher offense and needs levels who can no longer be committed to DJJ.

As part of SB 823, $9.6 million was set aside for the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) Youth Programs and Facilities Grant (YPFG) Program to “award one-time grants, to counties for the purpose of providing resources for infrastructure-related needs and improvements to assist counties in the development of a local continuum of care.” This funding has been split into two separate categories including Part A, and Part B.

Part A included funding in support of Regional Hubs - El Dorado, Fresno, and Sonoma Counties were chosen to receive Part A funding - El Dorado declined the funding, resulting in an increase for Part B funding. Part B Funding for small counties (El Dorado), was initially set at $47,086 for the funding period of June 10, 2021, through June 1, 2024. By relinquishing the Part A Funding, The El Dorado County Probation Departme...

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