Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0858    Version: 1 Name: Joint resolution accepting the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs (OJP) and authorizing an emergency appropriation in the amount of $321,543.00.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/26/2020 In control: Law & Judicial Committee
On agenda: Final action: 7/14/2020
Title: Joint resolution accepting the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) grant from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP) and authorizing an emergency appropriation in the amount of $321,543.
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Joint resolution accepting the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) grant from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP) and authorizing an emergency appropriation in the amount of $321,543.

Staff Summary
* In October 2018, the Sheriff's Office applied for a Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) Grant with the DOJ, OJP. The reporting period of July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017.
* The Sheriff's Office received notification on December 9, 2019, that it had been awarded $162,927 and that the Sheriff can inform the OJP where the grant funds will be spent.
* Sheriff's Office applied for a FY 2019 SCAAP Grant with the DOJ, OJP. The reporting period of July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.
* The Sheriff's Office received notification on May 12, 2020, that it had been awarded $158,616 and that the Sheriff can inform the OJP where the grant funds will be spent.
* The Sheriff's Office will use the grant funds to offset medical and mental health services for inmates during FY 2021 in the amount of $246,543. The Sheriff's Office will use $75,000 in grant funds to pay for Vivitrol, a medication that will be administered by the jail medical provider selected in the current Request for Proposal which the vendor will begin on December 1, 2020. Vivitrol is an extended- release injectable suspension medication to treat opioid dependence.

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RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Lake County Sheriff's Office applied for and was awarded two State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) Grants from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs totaling $321,543; and,

WHEREAS, the Lake County Sheriff's Office shall submit a grant request to use the funds towards partially offsetting medical and mental health services in the amount of $246,543 and re-establishing a Vivitrol program to reduce opioid dependence of inmates currently incarcerated in the jail in the amount of $75,000; and,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT...

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