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File #: 21-1069    Version: 1 Name: Human Trafficking Advocacy Program Grant Application/Agreement
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/11/2021 In control: Probation
On agenda: 11/16/2021 Final action: 11/16/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #: Agreement No. 21-474
Title: 1. Retroactively approve and authorize the Chief Probation Officer's previous submittal of a grant application to the State of California, Governor's Office of Emergency Services for the Human Trafficking Advocacy Program ($154,500); and 2. Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a Grant Application/Agreement for the Human Trafficking Advocacy Program with the State of California, Governor's Office of Emergency Services for the period of January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Agreement A-21-474 with CalOES
DATE: November 16, 2021

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Kirk Haynes, Chief Probation Officer

SUBJECT: Cal OES Human Trafficking Advocacy Program Grant Application/Agreement

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
1. Retroactively approve and authorize the Chief Probation Officer's previous submittal of a grant application to the State of California, Governor's Office of Emergency Services for the Human Trafficking Advocacy Program ($154,500); and
2. Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a Grant Application/Agreement for the Human Trafficking Advocacy Program with the State of California, Governor's Office of Emergency Services for the period of January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022.
REPORT
There is no additional Net County Cost associated with the recommended actions. To meet the grant filling deadline, the Probation Department submitted the grant application, contingent upon your Board's approval. The grant provides funding for support and assistance to human trafficking victims. The recommended actions will authorize the previous submittal of the grant application and the execution of the grant agreement. It should be noted, once the grant agreement is executed by the Chairman and the State of California, Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), the application documents become the final agreement between the County and Cal OES. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

If the recommended actions are not approved, the grant application will be withdrawn, and due to lack of resources, the Crime Victim Assistance Center (CVAC), which is operated by the Probation Department, will be unable to fund the Human Trafficking Advocacy Program and the associated Senior Victim-Witness Advocate position.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended actions. The grant is funded for a total of $154,500. A match of $24,930 is required and will be met using State General Funds. The grant does not ...

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