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AI- 5082   4. B. 1.    
Commissioners Court - Regular
Meeting Date: 02/26/2014  
Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Discretionary-Drug Court Program
Submitted By: Deanna Saldana, Juvenile Department
Department: Juvenile Department  

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RECOMMENDATION
Discuss and consider adopting a resolution authorizing the submission of grant application to the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division for the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Discretionary- Drug Court Program – Grant #2801801.
BACKGROUND
The Criminal Justice Division of the Governor’s Office is soliciting applications for projects that support juvenile justice and delinquency prevention. Eligible activities include diversion, professional therapy/counseling, school-based delinquency prevention.

DISCUSSION
The purpose of the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant (JABG) is to reduce juvenile offending through accountability based programs focused on the juvenile justice system. Funding for this program is to provide support for juvenile drug court services and drug treatment services in the juenile justice system.

The grant application request is $35,000.00 with a required local match of 10%. The local match will be supported through Juvenile Probation Department special revenue funds -Title IVE department #1317 in the amount of $3,888.88.

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Resolution-Drug Court

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