ADOPTED - OCTOBER 9, 2007
Agenda Item No. 17
Introduced by the Law Enforcement and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT A GRANT FROM THE U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT FOR A DOMESTIC ASSAULT RESPONSE TEAM PROGRAM AND TO AUTHORIZE SUBCONTRACTS WITH AGENCY PARTNERS
WHEREAS, the Ingham County Prosecutor’s Office applied for and has been approved to receive a continuation “Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies” grant from the Office of the United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs; and
WHEREAS, the amount of the grant is $384,490, with no local match required; and
WHEREAS, the City of Lansing, the 54-A District Court Probation Department, and End Violent Encounters (EVE), Inc. have agreed to participate in an interjurisdictional task force to administer this program, titled the “Domestic Assault Response Team” (DART).
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of
Commissioners approves the acceptance of the “Grants to Encourage Arrest
Policies” grant from the office of the United States Department of Justice,
Office of Justice Programs for $384,490 for the time period of July 1, 2007
through June 30, 2009.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a sub-contract with the City of Lansing is authorized for $110,680 to provide for a full-time probation officer to work in the Lansing 54-A District Court.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a sub-contract with End Violent Encounters, Inc. is authorized for $77,760 to provide for salary and related personnel costs for a full-time DART Advocate, and $1,000 for grant administration, for a total of $78,760.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney (salary range $43,405 - $81,160) grant position shall be continued for the duration of the grant, subject to the availability of grant funding.
FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Controller is authorized to make the necessary
budget adjustments to the 2007, 2008 and 2009 Budgets and Position Allocation
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes the Board Chairperson and the County Clerk to sign any necessary contract documents that are consistent with this resolution and approved as to form by the County Attorney.
LAW ENFORCEMENT: Yeas: Copedge, Tennis, Celentino, De Leon, Holman, Schafer
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 9/27/07
FINANCE: Yeas: Celentino, Weatherwax-Grant, Hertel, Tennis, Dougan
Nays: None Absent: Grebner Approved 10/3/07