Lake County, IL
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File #: 19-1095    Version: 1 Name: SAO: SFY20 VCVA Grant 20-0925
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/17/2019 In control: Law & Judicial Committee
On agenda: Final action: 7/9/2019
Title: Joint resolution authorizing the renewal of the State's Attorney's Violent Crime Victims Assistance (VCVA) grant program awarded by the Office of the Illinois Attorney General for state fiscal year (SFY) 2020, including grant funding of $35,000.
Attachments: 1. SFY20 VCVA Award Letter
Title
Joint resolution authorizing the renewal of the State's Attorney's Violent Crime Victims Assistance (VCVA) grant program awarded by the Office of the Illinois Attorney General for state fiscal year (SFY) 2020, including grant funding of $35,000.

Staff Summary
* This is a request to renew the VCVA grant administered through the Office of the Illinois Attorney General, with a grant period from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
* Funding for this grant began in 1990 and has been renewed each year.
* Grant program goals include the promotion of fairness, accountability and coordination of services for victims and witnesses of domestic violence, and the promotion of policy and procedure for domestic violence cases in order to improve response by law enforcement and court personnel.
* The grant will fund $35,000 to offset the salary of a domestic violence victim witness coordinator (DV Coordinator).
* The DV Coordinator position and grant is already included in the State's Attorney's approved fiscal year (FY) 2019 budget.

Body
RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Office of the Illinois Attorney General has approved the continuation of the State's Attorney's Violent Crime Victims Assistance program, and $35,000 was awarded for the time period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020; and

WHEREAS, the grant funds of $35,000 for this program will supplement the salary of a full time DV Coordinator; and

WHEREAS, funds have already been appropriated in the FY 2019 budget for this program; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois that the Lake County State's Attorney's Violent Crime Victims Assistance program with the Office of the Illinois Attorney General is hereby authorized; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that all costs associated with this coordinator position are already appropriated in the State's Attorney's approved FY 2019 budget in accounts 101-3314010-51110, 51240, 74080, 74100,74110, with offsetting reve...

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