Agenda Report # 06
WHEREAS, funds have been made available from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention for a three year period upon grant award; and,
WHEREAS, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention requires a 25% cash match and Harris County has agreed provide this match and to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding and reimburse Columbus Consolidated Government quarterly throughout the grant period; and,
WHEREAS, funds are being made available to enhance drug court services under the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit for Harris County.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
That the City Manager is hereby authorized to submit an application for a grant to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to enhance drug court services of the Muscogee County Juvenile Drug Court under the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit to Harris County for a period of 3 years upon accepting the award. Federal funds in the amount of $244,565 or otherwise awarded and enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Harris County to provide the 25% cash match of $74,855 or percentage of otherwise awarded for a total project cost of $299,420 and to amend the Multi-governmental Fund by the amount of the grant award.
Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor