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Kittitas County <br />Juvenile Probation <br /> <br />Agenda Staff Report <br /> <br />AGENDA DATE: <br />2/16/2010 <br /> <br />ACTION REQUESTED: <br />BOCC Chair’s signature to JABG Contract Amendment <br />No. 0663-98328-04 FFY09 (September 1, 2009 through August 31, 2010. <br /> <br />BACKGROUND: <br />The Juvenile Accountability Block Grant is federal funding passed <br />through the States, administered by the Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration for <br />offender youth interventions by the Juvenile Courts of the State of Washington. This is <br />an amendment to extend the original agreement into a third, the current year for the dates <br />noted above. We are providing the amended agreement document for signature of the <br />Board Chairperson after receiving the Presiding Judge’s signature. This is the tenth year <br />of this type agreement and the third year of this specific agreement with a total amount of <br />$40,000.00 having been allocated to the Kittitas County Juvenile Court. The total amount <br />for this year includes a required match of $1,111.00 which is covered by in kind services and staff salaries <br />and benefits including administrative time. We were notified by letter received January 14th 2010 that there <br />was a "misinterpretation" in regards to the total amount of the award for this current year. That <br />misinterpretation has resulted in this 4th amendment to this agreement reducing the amount of the total <br />award by $1,200.00 This agreement is identical infocus to the previous years and will provide the funding of <br />the same program activities asapproved in the previous year. Specifically these are ongoing efforts to <br />develop and implement restorative justice programs in our community that includes a Summer Work <br />Crew to provide supervised community restitution opportunities for youth as well as <br />Healthy Choices Group activities. The third area of focus provides funding for urinalysis <br />testing to monitor and intervene with youth who are abusing substances. <br /> <br />INTERACTION: <br />The agreement has been reviewed by the Prosecutor’s office and <br />approved as to form on 1/29/10 by DPA Happold. The Auditor’s office was advised of the grant. <br /> <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />Board authorize the Chair's signature. <br /> <br />HANDLING: <br />Please provide both full signed copies to the Probation Services Director <br />upon signature. The signed agreements will be sent to JRA. One signed original will be <br />returned to BOCC for processing after a fully signed document is received from JRA. <br /> <br />LEAD STAFF: <br />Michael Stafford <br />