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File #: 21-4834    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Grant Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/7/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action:
Title: Request by the Sheriff for approval to accept from the Office of the Attorney General of Texas grant funds in the amount of $118,647, with no required match, for the FY 2022 Statewide Automated Victim Notification Service Program.
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Department: Sheriff

Department Head/Elected Official: Ed Gonzalez, Sheriff


Regular or Supplemental RCA:

? Regular RCA
? Supplemental RCA


Type of Request: Grant

Project ID (if applicable): 2218899
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): Texas Office of the Attorney General
MWDBE Participation (if applicable): N/A

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request by the Sheriff for approval to accept from the Office of the Attorney General of Texas grant funds in the amount of $118,647, with no required match, for the FY 2022 Statewide Automated Victim Notification Service Program.
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Background and Discussion:
This program, funded by the Office of the Attorney General (OAG), pays for continuation of a system that provides automated crime victim information and notification services. Grant funds will be paid to the vendor (Appriss Inc.) selected by OAG. There is no cost to Harris County associated with participation in this program, nor is there a match required.

Expected Impact:
Crime victims will be notified of offender release information and relevant court dates.

Alternative Options:
Without this grant award, crime victims would not be notified of offender status changes.



Alignment with Goal(s):
? Justice and Safety
? Economic Opportunity
? Housing
? Public Health


? Transportation
? Flooding
? Environment
? Governance and Customer Service
Prior Court Action (if any):

Commissioners Court has approved the SAVNS grant award many times, most recently on 9/15/2020.

Location:

Address (if applicable list below):


? Countywide
? Precinct 1
? Precinct 2

? Precinct 3
? Precinct 4

Fiscal and Personnel Summary
Service Name
Sheriff's Office
FY 21-22
Estimates



FY 22
Next 3 FYs
Incremental Expenditures
Labor Expenditures
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-
-
Non-Labor Expenditures
59.32351K
59.32351K
-
Total Incremental Expenditures
59.32351K
59.323351K
-
Funding Sources (General Fund, PIC Fund, Debt or CP, Grants, or Other - Please Specify)
Existing
Budget
-
-
-
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