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File #: 1049-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/9/2019 In control: Criminal Justice & Judiciary Committee
On agenda: 5/6/2019 Final action: 5/9/2019
Title: To authorize and direct the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept a grant award from the State Justice Institute in the amount of $50,000.00; to authorize a cash transfer of $5,000.00 from the Probation User Fee Fund to the general governmental grant fund to serve as a cash match; to appropriate $55,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court; and to declare an emergency. ($55,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Grant Award Docs Strategic Plan Implementation SJI-19-T-028, 2. SJI Probation
Explanation

BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept a grant in the amount of $50,000.00 from the State Justice Institute, and to appropriate from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Department of Pretrial and Probation Services of the Franklin County Municipal Court, the total amount of the grant. It further authorizes a transfer in the amount of $5,000.00 from the probation user fee fund to the General Governmental Grant Fund as a cash match. This grant will fund consultation and training services for the Probation Department to further implement its Evidence Based Practices Strategic Plan.

Emergency Legislation is requested so the grant funds can be used as closed to the start date as possible.

FISCAL IMPACT $55,000.00 will be expended from the General Governmental Grant Fund which is a total of $50,000 in grant funds and $5,000.00 in matching funds as transferred from the Probation User Fees Fund.


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To authorize and direct the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept a grant award from the State Justice Institute in the amount of $50,000.00; to authorize a cash transfer of $5,000.00 from the Probation User Fee Fund to the general governmental grant fund to serve as a cash match; to appropriate $55,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court; and to declare an emergency. ($55,000.00)

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WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the City of Columbus to provide this consultation and training in the Franklin County Municipal Court, Department of Pretrial and Probation Services; and

WHEREAS, a grant from the State Justice Institute in the amount of $50,000.00 has been awarded to provide a portion of the costs, with matching funds from the Probation User Fee Fund in the amount of $5,000.00; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary...

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