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File #: 19-0336    Version: 1 Name: Agreement with the California Victim Compensation Board for the Restitution Program
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/18/2019 In control: District Attorney
On agenda: 5/7/2019 Final action: 5/7/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #: Resolution No. 19-164, Agreement No. 19-192
Title: 1. Adopt resolution approving and authorizing the Chairman to execute and the District Attorney to submit Grant Agreement, including required certifications, for continued funding of the Victim Restitution Program with the California Victim Compensation Board, for the period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022 ($190,788). 2. Authorize the District Attorney and/or her designees, to execute the required policies or statements necessary to carry out the Grant Agreement.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Agreement A-19-192 with California Victim Compensation Board, 3. Resolution No. 19-164
DATE: May 7, 2019

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Lisa A. Smittcamp, District Attorney

SUBJECT: Agreement with the California Victim Compensation Board for the Restitution Program

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
1. Adopt resolution approving and authorizing the Chairman to execute and the District Attorney to submit Grant Agreement, including required certifications, for continued funding of the Victim Restitution Program with the California Victim Compensation Board, for the period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022 ($190,788).
2. Authorize the District Attorney and/or her designees, to execute the required policies or statements necessary to carry out the Grant Agreement.
REPORT
There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended actions. This program is designed to establish a positive, collaborative relationship between the District Attorney's Office and the California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB), and provide for the imposition of appropriate restitution orders on convicted offenders. The restitution is used to reimburse the CalVCB for the program payments it has paid out to victims of crime. The grant monies will continue to partially fund a full time paralegal devoted to carrying out the terms of the program. The second action item authorizes District Attorney staff, including the paralegal who will be assigned to the program, to execute a Confidentiality Statement and acknowledgement of certain usage policies, including a Fraud Policy, Acceptable Use of Technology Resources Policy, Privacy Policy, Password Policy, and Incompatible Work Activities Policy. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

If the agreement is not executed, this program will not be funded from FY 2019-20 through FY 2021-22.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended actions. The CalVCB awarded Fresno County $63,596 for FY 2019-20, $63,596 for FY 2020-21, and $63,596 for FY 2021-22 for the Vi...

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