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File #: 19-0536    Version: 1 Name: Agreement with the County of Los Angeles for the Reciprocal Transportation of Prisoners
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/22/2019 In control: Sheriff - Coroner - Public Administrator
On agenda: 6/4/2019 Final action: 6/4/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #: Agreement No. 19-232
Title: Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a no-cost Agreement with the County of Los Angeles for the reciprocal transportation of prisoners, effective July 1, 2019, which shall continue indefinitely until terminated by either party.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Agreement A-19-232 with LA County
DATE: June 4, 2019

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Margaret Mims, Sheriff-Coroner-Public Administrator

SUBJECT: Agreement with the County of Los Angeles for the Reciprocal Transportation of Prisoners

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a no-cost Agreement with the County of Los Angeles for the reciprocal transportation of prisoners, effective July 1, 2019, which shall continue indefinitely until terminated by either party.
REPORT
There is no additional Net County Cost associated with the recommended action. The Sheriff's Office has utilized the Los Angeles (LA) County Sheriff's Department for transporting prisoners since 1989. The current agreement expires on June 30, 2019. The recommended action establishes that the County of Fresno, through the Fresno County Sheriff's Office, and the County of Los Angeles, through the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, agree to provide reciprocal prisoner transportation services to one another at no charge. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

If the agreement is not approved, the Sheriff's Office would have to use Deputy Sheriffs, at the County's cost, for the transportation of prisoners.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended action. Both parties will be responsible for their own costs. It is not anticipated that the cost for transportation services for LA County will exceed the savings from utilizing LA County to transport prisoners for Fresno County. Sufficient appropriations are included in the current year budget for Org 3111 and will be included in future budget requests to fund transportation services for prisoners.

DISCUSSION:

Persons are frequently arrested or detained in other jurisdictions throughout the State of California on the authority of warrants issued from the County of Fresno. Some individuals are placed in custody with the LA County Sheriff's Department for transporting these in...

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