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File #: 2021-2065    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent
File created: 1/22/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 2/9/2021 Final action: 2/9/2021
Title: Commission District(s): all Acceptance of Violence Against Women Act Grant for $20,000 to the District Attorney's Office

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: District Attorney                                     

 

SUBJECT:

Title

Commission District(s): all

Acceptance of Violence Against Women Act Grant for $20,000 to the District Attorney’s Office

 

Body

Information Contact: Sherry Boston or Roz Harris

Phone Number: 404-371-4773

 

PURPOSE:

To consider accepting the annual Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) grant from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council in the amount of $20,000 for the District Attorney’s Office for the grant year January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021; and

To consider the continuation of the Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Investigator position funded by the grant; and

To authorize the CEO to execute all necessary documents.

 

NEED/IMPACT:

The VAWA Grant’s purpose is to enhance services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking. The District Attorney’s Office has funded an investigator through this grant for several years.

 

The required match funds of $6,667 and additional funds required to sustain the position are maintained in 03910.573053.100 and are included at the 2020 level in the D.A’s 2020 budget request.

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

None. Match funds were included in the D.A’s FY 2021 budget, at the same level as for FY 2020.

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

Accept the annual Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) grant from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council in the amount of $20,000, for the grant year January 1, 2021-December 31, 2021; and continue the Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Investigator position funded by the grant; and authorize the CEO to execute all necessary documents.