WHEREAS, funds have been made available from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council to the Adult Felony Drug Court for a 12 month period beginning July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019; and,
WHEREAS, funds are being made available to provide support for the operation of the Muscogee County Adult Drug Court for FY19; and,
WHEREAS, funds have been made available from the State through the CJCC to fund Accountability Courts in the State of Georgia and the CJCC is accepting grant requests from Accountability Courts throughout the State of Georgia; We are requesting to continue to use New Horizons Behavioral Health for our Outpatient Evening Services outside the scope of services provided through and with DBHDD and,
WHEREAS, the City is required to provide a 10% cash matching funds to participate in this grant program. This cash match is satisfied by the current case manager salary paid for by the City.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
That the City Manager is hereby authorized to submit a grant application to the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council to fund the Muscogee County Adult Felony Drug Court and if awarded accept $331,826.00 to provide funding from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019 and authorize a sole source contract to New Horizons Behavioral Health and to amend the Multi-Governmental Fund by the amount of the grant award.