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File #: 10-0802    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/14/2010 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/27/2010 Final action: 7/27/2010
Title: Health Services Department recommending the Board approve in concept and authorize the Health Services Director to sign and submit a Letter of Intent and subsequent full application to the Judicial Council of California, Administrative Office of the Courts in collaboration with California Superior Court of El Dorado for grant funding in support of the Collaborative Justice Substance Abuse Focus Grant for Youth (Juvenile Drug Court program) for Fiscal Year 2010-11. Grant awards are contingent upon funding in the State Budget Act and subsequent allocations would range between $12,000 to $45,000 per applicant. FUNDING: State Grant Funds.
Attachments: 1. A - Letter of Intent, 2. B - Grant Application Memo
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Health Services Department recommending the Board approve in concept and authorize the Health Services Director to sign and submit a Letter of Intent and subsequent full application to the Judicial Council of California, Administrative Office of the Courts in collaboration with California Superior Court of El Dorado for grant funding in support of the Collaborative Justice Substance Abuse Focus Grant for Youth (Juvenile Drug Court program) for Fiscal Year 2010-11. Grant awards are contingent upon funding in the State Budget Act and subsequent allocations would range between $12,000 to $45,000 per applicant.

FUNDING: State Grant Funds.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost: There is no Net County Cost associated with this Agreement.

Background: The County of El Dorado Health Services Department, in collaboration with the Superior Court, has applied for and received a Collaborative Justice grant annually since FY 2001-02. These funds have been used to support and enhance the Juvenile Drug Court program, which has been highly successful in providing substance abuse prevention, education, intervention and treatment for the youth of the County of El Dorado throughout the nine years since its inception.

Following full application, notification of program funding status will be provided shortly after confirmation of funding in the 2010 State Budget; final awards will be made contingent upon the passage of the budget.

Compensation for Services: Grant funds will be reimbursed on a monthly basis upon receipt of required invoices for approved expenses during the contract period.

Reason for Recommendation: Authorization for the Health Services Department to submit a Letter of Intent and subsequent full application in collaboration with the Superior Court will enable both parties to continue the Juvenile Drug Court program.

Action to be taken following Board approval:
1. Health Services Department Director to sign and submit Letter of Inte...

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