Agenda Report # 105
WHEREAS, funds in the amount of up to $535,000 have been made available from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for the Juvenile Court from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 with no local match requirement; and,
WHEREAS, the funds are available to provide existing services and enhancement capacity for the effective community program that is currently serving youth that would otherwise be committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice and/or sent to a short-term secured facility as a sanction; and,
That the City Manager is hereby authorized to submit two applications for the existing operations and enhancement of services to the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council to fund the Muscogee County Juvenile Court, and if awarded accept a grant(s) with no local match requirement, amend the Multi-Governmental Fund by the amount of the grant award, and continue the contract with Evidence Based Associates, LLC for the period of the grant award of July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.
Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor