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File #: 09-1462    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Adopted
File created: 2/8/2010 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/2/2010 Final action: 3/2/2010
Title: Probation Department requests the Chair to receive and sign the 2009 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Award in the amount of $220,447; said grant is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and administered by the California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA) for the purpose of an Evidence-Based Probation Supervision Program (EBPSP); adopt Resolution amending the Authorized Personnel Allocation Resolution 158-2009 by adding one (1) FTE Deputy Probation Officer I/II (Grant Funded); and approve the corresponding Budget Transfer 2010048. (Est. Time: 5 Min.) FUNDING: Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG). Resolution 021-2010
Attachments: 1. 09-1462.2.A.pdf, 2. 09-1462.2.B.pdf, 3. 09-1462.2.D.pdf, 4. Executed Resolution 021-2010
Title
Probation Department requests the Chair to receive and sign the 2009 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Award in the amount of $220,447; said grant is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and administered by the California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA) for the purpose of an Evidence-Based Probation Supervision Program (EBPSP); adopt Resolution amending the Authorized Personnel Allocation Resolution 158-2009 by adding one (1) FTE Deputy Probation Officer I/II (Grant Funded); and approve the corresponding Budget Transfer 2010048. (Est. Time: 5 Min.)

FUNDING: Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG).
Resolution 021-2010
Body
Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost: No fiscal impact or change to Net County Cost. Refer to attached Budget Transfer.

Background:
On November 5, 2009, the California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA), Crime Suppression Unit, announced the release of a Request for Application (RFA) for the Evidence-Based Probation Supervision Program (EBPSP). California county probation departments are the only entities eligible to apply for these awards. Funding to support the Evidenced-Based Probation Supervision Program is authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). Cal EMA was designated as the State Administrative Agency (SAA) authorized to administer this funding. The funding is being distributed through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program.

Nearly $45 million was allocated statewide for this program with each county’s allocation predetermined by a formula pertaining to the population of adults 18 to 25 years of age residing in each county. El Dorado County was allocated $220,447 for the 36 month grant period of October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2012.

The intent of the grant is to provide funding to county probation departments for the purpose of providing evidenced-based supervision, programs, or ser...

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