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File #: 21-1756    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Submit Applications Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/20/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 4/27/2021 Final action:
Title: Request by the Sheriff for authorization to submit an application to the U.S. Department of Justice for grant funds in the estimated amount of $2 million, with no required match, for the FY 2020 State Criminal Alien Assistance Program.
Attachments: 1. 1756
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To:                                                               Harris County Commissioners Court

 

Through:                                          Sheriff Ed Gonzalez

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Prepared By:                                          Brian Schmitz, Grants Manager, Sheriff’s Office 

 

Subject:                                           Application for FY 2020 SCAAP Grant

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Project ID (If applicable]: N/A

 

Purpose and Request:

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Request by the Sheriff for authorization to submit an application to the U.S. Department of Justice for grant funds in the estimated amount of $2 million, with no required match, for the FY 2020 State Criminal Alien Assistance Program.

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Background and Discussion:

This grant will provide partial reimbursement of expenses incurred by the Sheriff’s Office during the period of July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019 for incarceration of undocumented criminal aliens.

 

Fiscal Impact:

The grant award is estimated to be $2,000,000.

 

Fiscal Summary

 Expenditures

FY 20-21

FY 21-22 Projected

Future Years Projected  [3 additional years]

Service Impacted:  

 

 

 

Existing Budget

 

 

 

Additional Appropriation Requested

 

 

 

Total Expenditures

 

 

 

Funding Sources

 

 

 

Existing Department Budget

 

 

 

Please Identify Funding Source (General Fund, PIC, Special Revenue, Grant, Etc.)

 

 

 

Grant - SCAAP *

 

$2,000,000

 

Total Sources

 

$2,000,000

 

 

 

Alternatives:

If we do not apply for this grant, Harris County would forfeit the opportunity to receive partial reimbursement for its costs. 

 

Alignment with Strategic Objective:

                     Provide regular and transparent reporting to the public

                     Increase availability of meaningful data to inform management decisions and enhance understanding of the criminal justice system

                     

Attachments:

                     Court Letter

                     Court Order

                     Application Documents