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A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A ONE-YEAR CONTRACT WITH ADULT DRUG COURT FOR $10,000.00 FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING THE INITIATIVES OF ADULT DRUG COURT.
WHEREAS, Adult Drug Court has the Adult Drug Court Program to impact the lives of adults to reduce the rate of continued drug usage and,
WHEREAS, the Columbus Office of Crime Prevention has authorized funding under the Crime Prevention Program for this project in the amount of $10,000.00 to the Adult Drug Court Program.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
The Mayor is hereby authorized to enter into a one-year contract through the Columbus Office of Crime Prevention with the Adult Drug Court for $10,000.00 for funding the Adult Drug Court Program. Funds are budgeted in the FY16 budget: Other Local Option Sales Tax, Crime Prevention Program.
The Muscogee County Adult Drug Court is a post-sentencing program that provides four means by which parties may enter into Drug Court. The four avenues include Conditional Discharge, First Offender Act, Probation Revocation and a Straight Guilty Plea. Participants are required to complete five different phase before they are eligible for graduation. Participants with felony charges must complete an 18 month program and those with misdemeanor charges are required to complete a 12 month program. The target population is non-violent offenders between the ages of 18 and 60 who reside in our circuit. All participants must complete specific key concepts offered throughout five levels of treatment. The five key concepts levels correspond to the programs five phases of required treatment. Clients who are unable to maintain sobriety/abstinence may be referred to residential treatment facilities.
During the weekly staff meeting the status of each participant is reviewed and appropriate action is recommended based on their compliance or noncompliance. The Drug Court Docket is called and each participant appears before the judge at which time they are given rewards or sanctions based upon their actions during the previous week. All participants are randomly drug tested during the time they are enrolled in Drug Court. Participants are required to attend treatment classes, Twelve Step Programs and Drug Court throughout this program.
I, Frank Jordan the duly authorized representative of the above named Grant Recipient, do hereby agree to the following terms that outline the requirements of Columbus, Georgia for organizations/agencies receiving funds from the Columbus Office of Crime Prevention. I have been given the opportunity to ask questions regarding these terms and fully understand my organization’s obligations incurred by accepting this grant. I understand that prior to the disbursements of any funds the following criteria must be met:
Name of Organization: Muscogee County Adult Drug Court
Address: 100 10th Avenue, Columbus, GA 31901
CEO/Executive Director: Judge Frank Jordan, Jr.
Contact Person/ Title: Dayna Solomon/ Coordinator
Telephone and email: (706) 225-3597 Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Has the applicant organization ever received a grant from COCP? X Yes _____No
If yes, when was the grant made? _____2014________Was a final report submitted?
Project period (full life of project) July 1, 2015 – Funding is discontinued
Where, specifically, will it occur? Adult Drug Court, Columbus, Georgia
Approximately how many people will benefit from the project? 80-100
How did you arrive at the above numbers? Average enrollment rate
When will funds be needed? July 2015
(must be no more than 90% of total project expense)
Total project expenses (from line 12, pg. 7) $400,678.00
C. Project Budget
Project Revenue and Support
Other Revenue: N/A
2. Support (indicate with * if already committed)_____
Corporate support: N/A
Foundation support: N/A
Other private support: N/A
State: $310,678.00 (Requested)
Other County agency: DATE $14,000.00; JAG $25,000.00
Organizations cash applied to project___________________________________
3. TOTAL PROJECT REVENUE AND SUPPORT: 349,678.00
4. Personnel (give as much detail as possible):
8. Printing and copying:
Subtotal, Printing and copying:
9. Marketing and publicity: N/A
10. Mailing/postage: N/A
11. Telephone/fax: Cell phones for Coordinator and 2 case managers
Subtotal, Other: $3,000.00
12. TOTAL PROJECT EXPENSE: $400,678.00
D. PROJECT SUMMARY/NARRATIVE