Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-0699    Version: 1 Name: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Grant Agreement
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/21/2021 In control: Law & Judicial Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/11/2021
Title: Joint resolution accepting the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Grant, approving staff augmentation, community outreach, data sharing and funding for contract staffing for the Wellness Center authorizing an emergency appropriation in the amount of $700,000.
Attachments: 1. MacArthur Foundation Grant Agreement NO 20-1907-154129-CJ - SJC-Lake County Sheriffs Office
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Joint resolution accepting the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Grant, approving staff augmentation, community outreach, data sharing and funding for contract staffing for the Wellness Center authorizing an emergency appropriation in the amount of $700,000.

Staff Summary
* In February 2017, the Lake County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) was awarded a $50,000 Jail Diversion High Utilizer Intensive Case Management Innovation grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge (SJC) Innovation Fund. The LCSO served as the lead agency on the grant to reduce the reincarceration of persons with three or more jail bookings in twelve months referred to as jail high utilizers
* In October 2018, Lake County was awarded a $700,000 SJC Implementation grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to implement key strategies to reduce the jail population by 10 percent in two years.
* The Sheriff's Office received notification on February 9, 2021, that it had been awarded an additional $700,000 grant allowing for staff augmentation, extended community outreach, data sharing and funding for contract staffing for the Wellness Center.
* This grant will allow the expanded COaST Program to respond in near real time and provide peer support follow up.
* The grant will fund one full-time employee (1.0 FTE) Data Analyst/Coordinator in the State's Attorney's Office for two years, one full-time employee (1.0 FTE) Grant Equity Coordinator in the Sheriff's Office for two years, one part-time (.15 FTE) Project Director in the State's Attorney's Office for two years, and one part-time (.40 FTE) COaST Social Worker from the Health Department for two years.

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RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Lake County Sheriff's Office applied for and was awarded the John D, and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Grant in the amount of $700,000.00; and,

WHEREAS, the Lake County Sheriff's Office will use the ...

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