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File #: 0321-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/27/2020 In control: Criminal Justice & Judiciary Committee
On agenda: 2/24/2020 Final action: 2/27/2020
Title: To authorize and direct the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept a grant award from the Supreme Court of Ohio in the amount of $51,191.00 to fund the upgrade and purchase of pre-trial/risk assessment technology and training for the Department of Probation Services; to appropriate $51,191.00 from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court; and to declare an emergency. ($51,191.00)
Attachments: 1. Supreme Court Tech Grant
Explanation

BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept a grant in the amount of $51,191.00 from the Supreme Court of Ohio, 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. This grant will fund the upgrade and purchase of pre-trial/risk assessment technology and training for the Probation Department to improve the operational efficiency of the arraignment process.

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

FISCAL IMPACT $51,191.00 will be expended from the General Governmental Grant Fund.


Title

To authorize and direct the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept a grant award from the Supreme Court of Ohio in the amount of $51,191.00 to fund the upgrade and purchase of pre-trial/risk assessment technology and training for the Department of Probation Services; to appropriate $51,191.00 from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court; and to declare an emergency. ($51,191.00)

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WHEREAS, a grant from the Supreme Court of Ohio in the amount of $51,191.00 has been awarded to provide upgrades, training, and equipment for pre-trial/risk assessment operations in the Franklin County Municipal Court, Department of Pretrial and Probation Services; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Franklin County Municipal Court in that it is immediately necessary to authorize and direct the Administrative and Presiding Judge to accept the aforementioned grant to improve the operational efficiency of the arraignment process, thereby preserving the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare; Now, Therefore,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE ...

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