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File #: O-362-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 7/8/2021 In control: Municipal Court
On agenda: 7/20/2021 Final action: 7/20/2021
Title: Authorizing the Mayor to accept and deposit Justice Reinvestment and Incentive Funding grant funds from the State of Ohio, Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, Division of Parole and Community Service, in an amount of $870,376, to appropriate and expend said grant funds; to authorize the execution of any grant documents that may be required for the acceptance of the additional sums; and declaring and emergency.

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Grant - Justice Reinvestment and Incentive Funding 2021-2023

Toledo Municipal Court

Lisa Falgiano (x1949)

 

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Authorizing the Mayor to accept and deposit Justice Reinvestment and Incentive Funding grant funds from the State of Ohio, Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, Division of Parole and Community Service, in an amount of $870,376, to appropriate and expend said grant funds; to authorize the execution of any grant documents that may be required for the acceptance of the additional sums; and declaring and emergency.

 

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:

The Toledo Municipal Court will be awarded $870,376 to improve probation services and to enhance access to treatment and educational programing for offenders in Toledo, Ohio.  The Justice Reinvestment and Incentive Grant (J.R.I.G.) was awarded by the State of Ohio, Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, expiring June 30, 2023. This grant provides 100% funding for 1.5 full time equivalent positions.  JRIG also allows moderate and high-risk offenders to receive community-based substance abuse assessments, outpatient and residential substance abuse treatment, domestic violence counseling and employment counseling.  It is anticipated JRIG will serve approximately 500 offenders by June 30, 2023.

 

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Now, therefore, Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Toledo:

 

                     SECTION 1.  That the Mayor is authorized to accept grant funds in an amount of $870,376 from the State of Ohio, Department of Rehabilitation and Correction and deposit said amount into Account Code 2016-10800-3G00064STDSTD.

 

                     SECTION 2.  That the Mayor, the Municipal Court Judges and the Municipal Court Administrator are authorized to enter into necessary contracts and agreement, under those terms acceptable to the Director of Law, to fulfill the purposes of the grant described herein.

 

                     SECTION 3.  That the following positions are authorized and funded in the Account Code 2016-10800-3G00064STDSTD subject to the receipt of sufficient grant funding and its continued availability:

                                                               1.5 Court Services Officers

 

SECTION 4.  That the Finance Director is authorized to draw their warrant or warrants against Account code 2016-10800-3G00064STDSTD in an amount equal to the amount awarded, received, and appropriated as set forth in Section 1 in payment of the obligations authorized above upon presentation of proper voucher or vouchers.

 

                     SECTION 5.  That this Ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure and shall be in force and effect from and after its passage.  The reason for the emergency lies in the fact that same is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety, and property and for the further reason that the Ordinance must be immediately effective in order to accept the grant funds and continue the JRIG probation grant program for moderate and high-risk offenders for this grant period.

 

                     Vote on emergency clause:  yeas _____, nays _____.

 

                     Passed:  _________________, as an emergency measure:  yeas _____, nays _____.

 

 

Attest:  ________________________                                              __________________________________

                            Clerk of Council                                                                           President of Council

 

                     

Approved:  _____________________                                          __________________________________

                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mayor

 

 

                     I hereby certify that the above is a true and correct copy of an Ordinance passed by Council ________________________.

 

 

Attest:  ________________________

                    Clerk of Council