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AI- 4019   4. B. 5.    
Commissioners Court - Regular
Meeting Date: 01/02/2013  
Submission of Juvenile Drug Court Grant application
Submitted By: Deanna Saldana, Juvenile Department
Department: Juvenile Department  

Information
RECOMMENDATION
Discuss and consider adopting a resolution authorizing the submission of grant application to the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division for the Juvenile Drug Court Program Grant #2530403.
BACKGROUND
This grant provides professional counseling services, psychological evaluations and structured community supervision to youth referred to the Juvenile Drug Court Program. Services include weekly alcohol and drug testing, judicial interaction, access alcohol and drug related treatment and rehabilitative services, partnerships with public and community agencies.
DISCUSSION
To continue to provide counseling, drug and alcohol education and monitoring of abstinence of participating juvenile population. Additionally, the program will continue to involve the family members of these offenders to help them improve communication, increase parental control and deal with alcohol and substance abuse issues.

The amount requested in the grant application is $35,000.00. Grantees must provide matching funds of at least 10% of the total project expenditures. This requirement must be met through cash contributions and will be funded from special revenue funds, Juvenile Probation Fees - Department 1321 in the amount of $3,888.88.

Budget Information
Information about available funds
Budgeted: Funds Available: Adjustment: Amount Available: $3,888.88
Unbudgeted: Funds NOT Available: Amendment:
Account Code(s) for Available Funds
1:
Fund Transfers

Attachments
Resolution-Drug Court Grant Program

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