Collier County
FL

Action Item
10294

Recommendation to provide approval to designate the Sheriff as the official applicant and point of contact for the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) FY19 Local Standard grant. Authorize the acceptance of the grant when awarded, approve associated budget amendments and approve the Collier County Sheriff’s Office to receive and expend 2019 JAG Standard grant funds.

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Category:16.J Consent Agenda-Other Constitutionals

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Executive Summary

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Recommendation to provide approval to designate the Sheriff as the official applicant and point of contact for the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) FY19 Local Standard grant. Authorize the acceptance of the grant when awarded, approve associated budget amendments and approve the Collier County Sheriff’s Office to receive and expend 2019 JAG Standard grant funds.

 

 

OBJECTIVE:  To request approval from the Board of County Commission to designate the Sheriff as the official applicant and point of contact for the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) FY ‘19 Local Standard grant. Authorize the acceptance of the grant when awarded, approve associated budget amendments and approve the Collier County Sheriff’s Office to receive and expend 2019 JAG Standard grant funds.

CONSIDERATION:  The Collier County Commission has participated in Edward Byrne Memorial JAG projects for over 30 years.  Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2019 JAG local standard allocation for Collier County is $69,407.

The Sheriff’s Office will prepare a grant application to utilize the $69,407 allocation to continue the Juveniles At Risk Comprehensive Action Program (JARCAP) for an additional 12 months.  CCSO has implemented a number of successful youth programs over the past 30 years.  The JARCAP program was developed in 2009 to provide an intervention model to address an increase in juvenile delinquency throughout the community.  Pro-active, multidimensional programs such as JARCAP are needed to address an array of youth and family challenges.

The JAG allocation of $69,407 will support the costs of one Delinquency Prevention Specialist (licensed mental health counselor). 

FISCAL IMPACT:  The U.S. Department of Justice will provide $69,407 in JAG grant funds.  There is no local match requirement.

LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS:   This item is approved as to form and legality, and requires majority vote for Board approval.-SRT

GROWTH MANAGEMENT:  There are no Growth Management Plan impacts resulting from this grant.

RECOMMENDATION:  That the Board of County Commissioners provide approval to designate the Sheriff as the official applicant and point of contact for the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) FY ‘19 Local Standard grant. Authorize the acceptance of the grant when awarded, approve associated budget amendments and approve the Collier County Sheriff’s Office to receive and expend 2019 JAG Standard grant funds.

PREPARED BY: Stephanie Driscoll, Finance Director

APPROVED BY:  Kevin Rambosk, Sheriff

DATE:  October 8, 2019

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