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File #: 19-249    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/11/2019 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 3/26/2019 Final action: 3/26/2019
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International to conduct an evaluation of programs supporting AB109 Public Safety Realignment and Unified Reentry services implementation, changing the scope of work and timeline of the deliverables, and increasing the amount by $37,473, for a new not to exceed amount of $157,438.
Attachments: 1. 20190326_r_RTI Amendment, 2. 20190326_a_RTI Amendment.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael Callagy, County Manager
Subject: Amendment to the Agreement with Research Triangle Institute International

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International to conduct an evaluation of programs supporting AB109 Public Safety Realignment and Unified Reentry services implementation, changing the scope of work and timeline of the deliverables, and increasing the amount by $37,473, for a new not to exceed amount of $157,438.

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BACKGROUND:
California's Public Safety Realignment Act of 2011 and other subsequent legislation shifted jurisdiction of and funding for supervision and incarceration of specified low-level felony offenders from state to local control. The purpose of the legislation was to address court mandates requiring the reduction of overcrowded conditions in California prisons.

The legislation did so by altering both sentencing and post-prison supervision for lower level offenders. In addition, realignment also tasked county probation departments with the supervision of a specified population of inmates discharged from state prison whose commitment offense was non-violent and non-serious. Finally, parolees, excluding those serving life terms who violate the terms of their parole, serve their parole revocations in county jail. To conform with this new legislation, the County created the AB109 program.

San Mateo County has also implemented a Unified Reentry program. In January 2010, the County was one of 14 jurisdictions to receive a Second Chance grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance to launch an adult reentry program. As a result, the Achieve 180 (A 180) program was developed to bridge the fragmentation between in-custody and post-custody programs through risk assessments, case management plans, and other services.

In July 20...

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