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File #: 22-704    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/24/2022 Departments: SHERIFF
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the acceptance of the FY 2022-24 Cannabis Tax Fund Grant Program (CTFGP) awarded by the California Highway Patrol for distribution to the County of San Mateo for the term of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2024, in an amount not to exceed $75,340.88.
Attachments: 1. 20220913_r_Cannabis Tax Fund Grant FY22-24

Special Notice / Hearing:                         None__

      Vote Required:                         Majority

 

To:                      Honorable Board of Supervisors

From:                      Carlos G. Bolanos, Sheriff

Subject:                      Accepting the FY 2022-24 Cannabis Tax Fund Grant Program

 

RECOMMENDATION:

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Adopt a resolution authorizing the acceptance of the FY 2022-24 Cannabis Tax Fund Grant Program (CTFGP) awarded by the California Highway Patrol for distribution to the County of San Mateo for the term of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2024, in an amount not to exceed $75,340.88.

 

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BACKGROUND:

The FY 2022-24 Cannabis Tax Fund Grant Program, awarded through the California Highway Patrol, aims to reduce impaired driving crashes; increase public awareness surrounding the dangers of impaired driving; and make California’s roadways a safer place to travel. The grant offers an opportunity to improve and advance the standardization of practices in toxicology laboratories supporting and aiding in the enforcement of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) / Driving Under the Influence of Drugs (DUID) traffic laws.

 

DISCUSSION:

The Sheriff’s Office applied for and has been awarded the FY 2022-24 Cannabis Tax Fund Grant Program in the amount of $75,340.88, for a period commencing July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2024.

 

Funding from this grant will be used to purchase additional refrigerators to store toxicology samples; update the blood alcohol program with new computer equipment and upgrades to existing equipment; and train staff on Driving Under the Influence (DUI) / Driving Under the Influence of Drugs (DUID) interpretation.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

This grant funding has been added to the FY 2022-23 Adopted Budget. The term of the grant is from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2024. There is no Net County Cost.