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File #: 21-1070    Version: 1 Name: County Victim Services (XC) 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. 21-475
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 (Cal OES) for the County Victim Services (XC) Program ($383,518); and 2. Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a Grant Application/Agreement for the County Victim Services (XC) Program with Cal OES for the period of January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Agreement A-21-475 with CalOES
DATE: November 16, 2021

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Kirk Haynes, Chief Probation Officer

SUBJECT: County Victim Services (XC) 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 (Cal OES) for the County Victim Services (XC) Program ($383,518); and
2. Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a Grant Application/Agreement for the County Victim Services (XC) Program with Cal OES 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 the Fresno County James Rowland Crime Assistance Center (CVAC), which the Probation Department has operated for crime victims and witnesses in Fresno County since 1975. 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If the recommended actions are not approved, the Grant Application will be withdrawn, which will result in a significant reduction of services provided by the CVAC, and the positions funded with this grant will be deleted, unless an alternative funding source is identified.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended actions. The grant will provide a total of $383,518 for the program. Due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, a waiver request for the required match was submitted to and is expected to be accepted by Cal OES; therefore, the mandated match of $61,884 is not include...

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