Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-1252    Version: 2 Name: Supreme Court SRL Grant
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/20/2021 In control: Law & Judicial Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: Joint resolution authorizing an emergency appropriation with offsetting revenue in the amount of $20,000 to support the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court's Self-Represented Litigant Coordinator.
Attachments: 1. 19th Cir Grant Award Letter 2021, 2. SRL Agreement 2021-2022, 3. LIT Template - County Board JE 20k SRL
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Joint resolution authorizing an emergency appropriation with offsetting revenue in the amount of $20,000 to support the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court's Self-Represented Litigant Coordinator.

Staff Summary
* The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on access to Justice has awarded the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court $20,000 to support the work of the Court's Self-Represented Litigants (SRL) Coordinator.
* Allowable uses for these funds are for partial funding of the Self-Represented Litigant Coordinators salary, continuation of an early resolution program, web-site development to include chat feature and supplies and equipment.
* The Court has received grant funding under this program since FY 2018
* This resolution authorizes an emergency appropriation of $20,000. This grant does not require a match.

Body
RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice has awarded the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court $20,000 to support the work of the Court's SRL Coordinator for the grant period of August 1, 2021 through July 31, 2022; and

WHEREAS, the funding will be used to partially offset the salary of the Self-Represented Litigant Coordinator, continue the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court's early resolution program and aid in the development of a chat feature on the Court's web-site; and

WHEREAS, the funding will be used to partially offset the salary of the Self-Represented Litigant Coordinator, continue the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court's early resolution program and aid in the development of a chat feature on the Court's web-site; and

WHEREAS, the County Board must authorize an emergency appropriation of $20,000 to implement this grant.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois, that the County Board authorizes an emergency appropriation with offsetting revenue in the amount of $20,000, to support the work of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court's Self-Represented Litigant (S...

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