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AI- 10511   4. A. 7.    
Commissioners Court - Regular
Meeting Date: 04/10/2019  
FY18/19 Family Protection Fee Allocation; Approve FY18/19 Contracts
Submitted For: Tyner Little, Interim Director CCT Admin
Submitted By: Theresa McLemore, Commissioners Court Admin
Department: Commissioners Court Admin  

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RECOMMENDATION

Discuss and consider allocation of the Family Protection Fee Fund to the following agencies:  Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Children's Advocacy Center of the Coastal Bend, Family Counseling Service, Nueces County CPS Community Partners Board, The ARK Assessment Center & Emergency Shelter and The Purple Door;  Approve FY18/19 Contracts.

BACKGROUND
The Family Protection Fee is a $15.00 fee assessed at the filing of a divorce petition in Nueces County. From time to time, the Texas Comptroller issues funds to Nueces County for capital credits largely from Nueces Electric Cooperatives for Nueces County. The Nueces County Commissioners Court makes an annual distribution to qualifying entities that are statutorily authorized to receive these fees based on the services provided.

The following 1295 Form Certificates have been filed with the Texas Ethics Commission:
#2019-470207 - Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
#2019-470839 - Children's Advocacy Center of the Coastal Bend
#2019-470769 - Family Counseling Service
#2019- 471333 - Nueces County CPS Community Partners Board
#2019-469505 - The ARK Assessment Center & Emergency Shelter for Youth
#2019-470648 - The Purple Door
DISCUSSION
The total amount to be allocated is $30,000.00. The distribution to the six agencies would be $5,000.00 each.

Budget Information
Information about available funds
Budgeted: Funds Available: Adjustment: Amount Available:
Unbudgeted: Funds NOT Available: Amendment:
Account Code(s) for Available Funds
1:
Fund Transfers
Source of Funds: Special Revenue Amount Requested: $60,000 Fiscal Year: FY18/19
Fiscal Impact:
Family Protection Fee - Department #1379

Attachments
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) FY18/19 Family Protection Fee Contract
Children's Advocacy Center of the Coastal Bend - FY18/19 Family Protection Fee Contract
Family Counseling Service - FY18/19 Family Protection Fee Contract
NC CPS Community Partners Board - FY18/19 Family Protection Fee Contract
The ARK Assessment Center & Emergency Shelter for Youth - FY18/19 Family Protection Fee Contract
The Purple Door - FY18/19 Family Protection Fee Contract

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