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File #: 22-4606    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Grant Status: Passed
File created: 7/25/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Request by Juvenile Probation for approval to accept from the Texas Juvenile Justice Department grant funds in the total amount of $18,896,644.43, with a total discretionary match of $7,316,673, and extend associated positions to August 31, 2023 for the Grant Year 2022-23 State Aid-Grant A; GY 23 Leadership Academy-Grant D; GY 23 Special Needs Diversionary-Grant M; GY 23 Discretionary State Aid; Front End Multi-Systemic Therapy; Vocational Pilot Program; GY 23 Risk & Needs Assessment Tool; GY 23 Title IV-E Federal Reimbursement-Grant E; and GY 23 Equipment Fund Juvenile Probation programs.
Attachments: 1. 22-4606.pdf
Department: Juvenile Probation
Department Head/Elected Official: Mr. Henry Gonzales

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA
Type of Request: Grant

Project ID (if applicable):PROGA_GY23, PROGM_GY23, DSARES_GY23, PILOT_GY23, MST_GY23, RISK_GY23, PROGD_GY23, TITLEIV-E_GY23 and EQUIP_GY23
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable):

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable):
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable):
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - Goal not applicable to request

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request by Juvenile Probation for approval to accept from the Texas Juvenile Justice Department grant funds in the total amount of $18,896,644.43, with a total discretionary match of $7,316,673, and extend associated positions to August 31, 2023 for the Grant Year 2022-23 State Aid-Grant A; GY 23 Leadership Academy-Grant D; GY 23 Special Needs Diversionary-Grant M; GY 23 Discretionary State Aid; Front End Multi-Systemic Therapy; Vocational Pilot Program; GY 23 Risk & Needs Assessment Tool; GY 23 Title IV-E Federal Reimbursement-Grant E; and GY 23 Equipment Fund Juvenile Probation programs.
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Background and Discussion:
Under the authority of the Harris County Juvenile Board, these grants provide for salaries, fringe benefits, residential services, community based programs, and mental health services that enhance Juvenile Probation programs. A total of 251 staff will have either all or a part of their salaries and fringe benefits paid for by these grants.


Expected Impact:
These funds allow the department to continue providing probation services to juveniles placed in county operated juvenile facilities and juveniles in the community into the 2022-2023 year.


Alternative Options:
Without these funds, other funds, and/or local funds would have to be used to carry out juvenile probation operations.


Alignment with Goal(s):
X Justice and Safety
_ Economic Opportunity
_ Housing
_ Public Health
_ Transportation
_ Flooding
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