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File #: 21-0990    Version: 1 Name: Violence Against Women Vertical Prosecution Grant Application/Agreement
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/21/2021 In control: District Attorney
On agenda: 11/2/2021 Final action: 11/2/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the Subrecipient Grants Management Assessment form for the Violence Against Women Vertical Prosecution program with the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), for the period January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Cal OES Subrecipient Assessment
DATE: November 2, 2021

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Lisa A. Smittcamp, District Attorney

SUBJECT: Violence Against Women Vertical Prosecution Subrecipient Grants Management Assessment

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the Subrecipient Grants Management Assessment form for the Violence Against Women Vertical Prosecution program with the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), for the period January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022.
REPORT
There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended action. The Subrecipient Grants Management Assessment form for the Violence Against Women Vertical Prosecution program was approved by your Board with the grant application/agreement on September 7, 2021. However, this form needs to be signed by the Chairman rather than the District Attorney. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

If the recommended action is not approved, the revenue, appropriations and staffing (one Deputy District Attorney IV and one Victim Advocate) associated with this program will be eliminated.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended action. Revenues of $202,545, and required 25% Net County Cost match of $67,515, total $270,060 for the Violence Against Women Vertical Prosecution program budget, and are included in the FY 2021-22 District Attorney Org 2860 Adopted Budget.

DISCUSSION:

The Violence Against Women Vertical Prosecution program funds one Deputy District Attorney IV position to vertically prosecute domestic violence cases from the rural areas of Fresno County. Fresno County is one of eleven counties that have been successful at competing for these funds since 1998.

Fresno County was notified by Cal OES on September 15, 2021, that the application for the Violence Against Women Vertical Prosecution program was received but that the Subrecipient Grants Management Assessment for...

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