ADOPTED - SEPTEMBER 27, 2005
Agenda Item No. 42
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE ENTERING INTO AN OPERATIONAL AGREEMENT FOR THE CAPITAL AREA SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE TEAM
WHEREAS, Ingham County area agencies have formed a team to bring together key resources to help victims of sexual assault; and
WHEREAS, this team is known as the Capital Area Sexual Assault Response Team known as CaSART which includes forensic nurses, prosecutors, police investigators, professors, students, and advocates; and
WHEREAS, CaSART is an effective intervention method for survivors of sexual assault which organizes interagency multidisciplinary response to CaSART for the benefit of the survivor and the community; and
WHEREAS, many area police agencies, municipalities, and advocate agencies for the victims of sexual assault have signed the operational agreement for the Capital Area Sexual Assault Response Team.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes entering into the operational agreement for the Capital Area Sexual Assault Response Team.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board Chairperson is authorized to sign the operational agreement for the Capital Area Sexual Assault Response Team after review by the County Attorney.
LAW ENFORCEMENT: Yeas: De Leon, Nolan, Copedge, Thomas, Vickers
Nays: None Absent: Schafer Approved 8/11/05