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File #: 21-4836    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 of the Certifications and Assurances form for the FY 2021 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program.
Attachments: 1. 21-4836
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Department: Sheriff

Department Head/Elected Official: Ed Gonzalez


Regular or Supplemental RCA:

? Regular RCA
? Supplemental RCA


Type of Request: Grant

Project ID (if applicable):
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): City of Houston
MWDBE Participation (if applicable):

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request by the Sheriff for approval of the Certifications and Assurances form for the FY 2021 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program.
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Background and Discussion:
HCSO submitted a joint application with the City of Houston to the U.S. Department of Justice for the FY 2021 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG). It is required that the Certification and Assurances form be submitted after review by the local governing body.

Expected Impact:
Grant funds will be used by the Sheriff's Office to purchase necessary equipment and to fund overtime costs for specialized units. The Constables will receive 25% of the grant amount for laptops, computers, tasers, and portable AFIS devices

Alternative Options:




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


? Transportation
? Flooding
? Environment
? Governance and Customer Service
Prior Court Action (if any):
The grant application was approved by the Court on August 10, 2021.



Location:

Address (if applicable list below):


? Countywide
? Precinct 1
? Precinct 2

? Precinct 3
? Precinct 4

Fiscal and Personnel Summary
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Sheriff's Office
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