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File #: 19-1224    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/24/2019 Departments: PROBATION
On agenda: 12/10/2019 Final action: 12/10/2019
Title: Adopt a resolution waiving the Request for Proposal process and authorizing the President of the Board to execute an agreement with Journal Technologies, Inc. (JTI) to provide a case management system for the Probation Department's Pretrial Services Program and Juvenile Traffic Court for the term of December 1, 2019, through November 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $1,342,637.50.
Attachments: 1. 20191210_r_jti, 2. 20191210_a_jti
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: John T. Keene, Chief Probation Officer
Subject: Agreement with Journal Technologies, Inc. to provide a case management system for adult pretrial and juvenile traffic operations.

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution waiving the Request for Proposal process and authorizing the President of the Board to execute an agreement with Journal Technologies, Inc. (JTI) to provide a case management system for the Probation Department's Pretrial Services Program and Juvenile Traffic Court for the term of December 1, 2019, through November 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $1,342,637.50.

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BACKGROUND:
The San Mateo County Probation Department has operated a Pretrial Services program since 2000. This program provides monitoring and support services to recently arrested clients released on their own recognizance pending his or her next court appearance. Additionally, San Mateo County is one of only a handful of remaining probation departments in California that operates a Juvenile Traffic Court. This specialized program provides youth and his or her family with guidance to reconcile traffic-citation consequences, including opportunities for alternative sentencing programs and services.

In response to a Request for Applications released by the Judicial Council of California (JCC), San Mateo County convened a countywide Pretrial Services Working Group whose members included staff from the Superior Court, Probation, Sheriff's Office, District Attorney's Office, Information Services Department, County Manager's Office, and the Private Defender Panel. This collaborative worked together and submitted an application to the JCC. The application included proposed enhancements to the pretrial court process, particularly within the Probation Department's existing Pretrial Services program. These enhancements include the implementation of a validated pret...

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