Agenda Report # 146
WHEREAS, funds have been made available from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for the Muscogee County Mental Health Court for Fiscal Year 2015; and,
WHEREAS, the funds are being made available to provide support for the operation of the Muscogee County Mental Health Court, presided over by Judge Rumer; and,
WHEREAS, the Accountability Court Funding Committee administers the awards provided by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for Accountability Courts throughout the State of Georgia.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
That the City Manager is hereby authorized to submit an application for a grant to the Accountability Court Funding Committee to provide funding for the Muscogee County Mental Health Court for FY2015, with a 10% local match requirement and to amend the Multi-Governmental Fund by the amount of the grant award and local match.
Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor