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File #: 20-810    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/22/2020 Departments: DISTRICT ATTORNEY
On agenda: 10/20/2020 Final action: 10/20/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution: A) Ratifying the District Attorney's grant application and executed agreement with the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services for the Child Advocacy Center Program for the period of April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021; and B) Authorizing the District Attorney to submit annual grant applications and execute similar agreements with the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services for the Child Advocacy Center Program for period of April 1 2021 to March 31, 2022 and April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023.
Attachments: 1. 20201020_r_Child Advocacy
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Stephen M. Wagstaffe, District Attorney
Subject: Grant Award Agreements with the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services for the Child Advocacy Center Program

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution:

A) Ratifying the District Attorney's grant application and executed agreement with the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services for the Child Advocacy Center Program for the period of April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021; and

B) Authorizing the District Attorney to submit annual grant applications and execute similar agreements with the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services for the Child Advocacy Center Program for period of April 1 2021 to March 31, 2022 and April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023.

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BACKGROUND:
The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) requires the County Board of Supervisors to approve the application and executed agreement for grant funds for Child Advocacy Center Program. The District Attorney has already submitted an application and executed an agreement for the grant funds for the period of April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021. The District Attorney seeks Board ratification for the April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021 application and grant agreement. Because the Cal OES requires a new application and executed agreement each year, for the sake of efficiency, the District Attorney seeks Board approval to submit a grant application and execute a grant award agreement for the periods of April 1 2021 to March 31, 2022 and April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023.

DISCUSSION:
The Child Advocacy Center Program, administered at the local level by the District Attorney's Office, is to fund affiliate, developing, and accredited Child Advocacy Center(s) in California that provide services to child abuse and neglect victims to reduce trauma to children and their families.

FISCAL IMPACT:
The f...

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