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File #: 2015-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/11/2019 In control: Criminal Justice & Judiciary Committee
On agenda: 7/29/2019 Final action: 7/31/2019
Title: To authorize and direct the Administrative Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept a grant incentive award from the State of Ohio, Department of Rehabilitation and Correction; to appropriate $109,344.00 from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court; and to declare an emergency. ($109,344.00)
Attachments: 1. JCORE-JRIG Incentive Grant
Explanation

BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Administrative Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept a grant incentive award in the amount of $109,344 ($40,330 JCORE and $69,014 JRIG) from the State of Ohio, Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, and to appropriate from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund.

This grant incentive award is to pay for community correction programs/services within the probation department. The original grant G251807 (JCORE) and G251805 (JRIG) put forth performance measures which the department had to meet in order to receive the award. Those measures were met.

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

FISCAL IMPACT
$109,344.00 will be appropriated and expended from the General Government Grant Fund.


Title

To authorize and direct the Administrative Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept a grant incentive award from the State of Ohio, Department of Rehabilitation and Correction; to appropriate $109,344.00 from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court; and to declare an emergency. ($109,344.00)


Body

WHEREAS, it is in the city's best interest that the Franklin County Municipal Court receive additional support for enhanced probationary services for defendants; and

WHEREAS, grant incentive monies from the State of Ohio, Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, in the amount of $109,344 are available to provide for program/service expenses; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the daily operation of the City in that it is immediately necessary to accept and appropriate the grant award in order that the services supported may commence at the beginning of the grant period and for the preservation of the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare; and, now therefore,


BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUM...

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