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File #: 10-0395    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/14/2010 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/11/2010 Final action: 5/11/2010
Title: Health Services Department recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Budget Transfer increasing revenue and associated appropriations for the FY 2009-10 Alcohol and Drug Program budget to include the California Emergency Management Agency for Recovery Act - Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program in the amount of $293,654, including an appropriation of $3,240 for the purchase of fixed asset computer equipment as identified in the grant agreement. (4/5 vote required) FUNDING: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funds via Cal EMA and the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Program.
Attachments: 1. A - Budget Transfer Request JAG-OTP, 2. B - Letter of Intent to Award Grant
Related files: 09-1538
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Health Services Department recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Budget Transfer increasing revenue and associated appropriations for the FY 2009-10 Alcohol and Drug Program budget to include the California Emergency Management Agency for Recovery Act - Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program in the amount of $293,654, including an appropriation of $3,240 for the purchase of fixed asset computer equipment as identified in the grant agreement. (4/5 vote required)

FUNDING: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funds via Cal EMA and the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Program.

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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost $293,654

Funding
Budgeted $0
New Funding $293,654
Savings $
Other $
Total Funding Available $293,654
Change To Net County Cost $0

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost: No impact to Net County Cost. This grant would provide funding in the amount of $293,654.

Background: On April 13, 2010, the Board approved grant documents for one-time funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) of 2009, being distributed by the California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA) in conjunction with the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs (ADP). These one-time funds are designated to be used to provide substance abuse treatment for criminal offenders convicted of nonviolent drug offenses in the Offender Treatment Program (OTP) in conjunction with a drug court model.

Via a letter from Cal EMA dated February 1, 2010, the County received notice of Cal EMA's intent to grant the award in the amount of $293,654 pending final processing of the grant documents for the term of October 1, 2009 through March 31, 2011.

Due to the retroactive nature of the grant term, and the need to expedite development and implementation of the program, the Department is presenting this budget transfer request to the Board...

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