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File #: 4272   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 5/28/2021 Department: District Attorney
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action: 6/8/2021
Subject: Grant Application for the 2021-22 Victim Witness Assistance Program
Attachments: 1. RES-DA-6-8-2021-GRANT APPLICATION FOR THE 2021-22 VICTIM WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, 2. ATT-DA-6-8-2021-GRANT APPLICATION FOR THE 2021-22 VICTIM WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, 3. Item #42 Executed BAI, 4. Unexecuted Application, 5. 2021-094 Executed Resolution
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

June 8, 2021

FROM
JASON ANDERSON, District Attorney

SUBJECT
Title
Grant Application for the 2021-22 Victim Witness Assistance Program
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
1. Approve grant application to the California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) in the amount of $3,907,074, which includes grant funds of $3,189,558 plus a local match of $717,516, for the San Bernardino County Victim Witness Assistance Program for the period of October 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022.
2. Adopt Resolution, as required by Cal OES, authorizing the District Attorney to sign and submit the grant application, including the Certification of Assurance of Compliance and any non-substantive grant application amendments, subject to review by County Counsel.
3. Direct the District Attorney to transmit all grant application documents and amendments in relation to this grant application to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors within 30 days of execution.
(Presenter: Michael Fermin, Chief Assistant District Attorney, 382-3662)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.
Pursue County Goals and Objectives by Working with Other Agencies.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
Approval of this item will not result in additional Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). Grant funds in the amount of $3,189,558 from CalOES will help fund the cost of one Assistant Victim Services Chief position, two Supervising Victim Advocate positions, 20 Victim Advocate II positions, one Mass Victimization Advocate position, 22 Victim Advocate I positions, three Office Assistant III positions, and minimal operating expenses within the District Attorney's Office (Department). This grant requires a local cash match of $717,516 which will be funded from the Department's existing budget allocation. The D...

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