Agenda Report # 47
WHEREAS, the Solicitor-General designed a Victim Witness Assistance Program in 1997, which specially address the needs of misdemeanor crime victims; and,
WHEREAS, the funds are requested to finance personnel and budget of the Solicitor-General’s Victim Witness Assistance Program to provide services mandated by Georgia Law; and,
WHEREAS, the Solicitor-General is requesting the acceptance of a $134,469.93 or as otherwise awarded Federal Grant Award for salary and benefits; and,
WHEREAS, if accepted, Federal grant monies will reimburse the City for salary, and benefits for the excluding applicable Federal and State taxes.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA HEREBY RESOLVES;
That the City Manager is hereby authorized to accept a Grant funds for the Solicitor General’s Victim/Witness Assistance program from VOCA, a Federal grant, Amend the Multi Governmental Fund (0216) to reflect the revenue and expenses.