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File #: 21-4858    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 Harris County Resources for Children and Adults for approval to accept an amendment to an agreement with the Office of the Governor/Criminal Justice Division to de-obligate funding in the amount of $45,775 for the FY 2020-21 TRIAD Child Sex Trafficking Program.
Attachments: 1. 21-4858.pdf
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Harris County Commissioners Court
Request for Court Action


Proposed Meeting Date: September 14, 2021

Department:
Harris County Resources for Children and Adults

Department Head/Elected Official: Joel Levine, Executive Director, Harris County Resources for Children and Adults

Type of Request:
Contract - Amendment

Project ID (if applicable): 1000000463

Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): [Vendor/Entity Legal Name]
MWDBE Participation (if applicable): [% participation goal]

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request by Harris County Resources for Children and Adults for approval to accept an amendment to an agreement with the Office of the Governor/Criminal Justice Division to de-obligate funding in the amount of $45,775 for the FY 2020-21 TRIAD Child Sex Trafficking Program.
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Background and Discussion:

On December 3, 2019, Harris County Commissioners Court had approved the budget of $1,204,056.11 for the Child Sex Trafficking VOCA funding support for the grant period of October 01, 2019 through September 30, 2021. The Child Sex Trafficking program is a program of Harris County Resources for Children and Adults (Formerly Harris County Protective Services). The objective of the TRIAD Child Sex Trafficking Program is to provide one-stop shop oriented support utilizing a multi-disciplinary team of experts to address the complex needs of minor victims of child sex trafficking and exploitation in the Harris County area. A one-time emergency waiver of the federally required match contribution was waived by Governor Greg Abbott on April 8, 2020.


Expected Impact:

Resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic, some of initially planned activities, hiring of personnel and trainings were either cancelled, delayed, or postponed. Therefore, we were not able to fulfill some of the budgetary line item expenditures during the grant period, and these funds we are de-obligating.




Alternative Options:

This request aligns with our Strategic Objective SO...

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