Agenda Report # 106
WHEREAS, funds in the amount of up to $750,000 have been made available from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for the Juvenile Court from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 with no local match requirement; and,
WHEREAS, the funds are available to provide existing services 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,
WHEREAS, the funds are available to fund a grant program coordinator to provide administrative duties directly related to this grant program; and,
WHEREAS, the Evidenced Based Associates, LLC is currently under contract and providing services for Juvenile Court per Resolution #281-13.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
That the City Manager is hereby authorized to submit an application for the existing operations and for a grant program coordinator position from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council to fund the Juvenile Courts of the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit, and if awarded accept a grant with no local match requirement, amend the Multi-Governmental Fund by the amount of the grant award, enter into a Memorandum of Understanding and continue the contract with Evidence Based Associates, LLC for the period of the grant award of July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016.
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor