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File #: 21-2719    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Request for approval Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/1/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action:
Title: Request for approval of four positions effective July 31, 2021 and 47 positions effective August 14, 2021 for a total of 51 positions to meet the department's operational needs.
Attachments: 1. 21-2719 - 20210525 Forms 3441 for 51 New PCN - Combined with Agenda Item 167.pdf
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To: Harris County Commissioners Court

Through: Jim Bethke, Interim Director, Pretrial Services
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Prepared By: Mai Ly Vong, Executive Assistant II, Pretrial Services

Subject: Position Request - New Positions (51) and Funding Request
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Purpose and Request:
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Request for approval of four positions effective July 31, 2021 and 47 positions effective August 14, 2021 for a total of 51 positions to meet the department's operational needs.

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Background and Discussion: Based on the department's identified budget priorities and funding approved on May 11, 2021 (Item 167), we are requesting forty-seven (47) Pretrial Officer I positions and four (4) supervisor positions. As the courts have requested, thirty-eight (38) of the Pretrial Officer and three (3) of the Supervisor positions will be committed to placing a Pretrial Officer in each of the Criminal District Courts and the County Criminal Courts at Law and providing for appropriate supervision. The remaining nine (9) Pretrial Officer position and the remaining Supervision will be used to reduce the increasing electronic monitoring caseloads.

[INSTRUCTIONS: In this section should concisely provide any background and analysis that the Commissioners Court needs to fully understand the action being requested. Please limit background to 3-4 sentences and include any reference to when this item was previously considered by Court. Background should include reference to study or order that led to this item or if the item is a result of compliance with any specific law or statutory requirements.]

Fiscal Impact: The funding amount was granted by Commissioners Court and allocated to be used for the positions indicated. The estimated financial impact to the current fiscal year and subsequent fiscal year are detailed below.

[INSTRUCTIONS: A short description of the cost of the request and where you are requesting funding from. No more than 2 sentences. In addit...

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