Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-1033    Version: 1 Name: SAO: SFY21 VCVA Grant 21-0925
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/27/2020 In control: Law & Judicial Committee
On agenda: Final action: 8/11/2020
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) 2021, including grant funding of $35,000.
Attachments: 1. Award Email

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) 2021, 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, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

                     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 County Fiscal Year (CFY) 2020 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, 2020 through June 30, 2021; 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 CFY2020 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 CFY2020 budget in accounts 101-3314010-51110, 51240, 74080, 74100,74110, with offsetting revenue in the amount of $35,000 budgeted in account 101-3314010-45333; and

                     

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the State’s Attorney shall serve as project director for the program, and accurate records of all necessary grant compliance requirements shall be kept by the State's Attorney's Office; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chairman of the Board, the Lake County State's Attorney, and the Lake County Treasurer are hereby authorized to execute the necessary documentation in order to accept the grant renewal.

 

DATED, at Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois, on August 11, 2020.