Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-1311    Version: 1 Name: SAO: 2021 JAG Grant
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/27/2021 In control: Law & Judicial Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: Joint Resolution authorizing the application, acceptance, and emergency appropriation of a Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $5,000 for the purpose of enhancing the State's Attorney's Office's capacity to provide intimate partner violence prevention education and outreach.
Attachments: 1. 2021 JAG-MOU, 2. FY21 JAG Grant Accounting
Title
Joint Resolution authorizing the application, acceptance, and emergency appropriation of a Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $5,000 for the purpose of enhancing the State's Attorney's Office's capacity to provide intimate partner violence prevention education and outreach.

Staff Summary
* Under this JAG program, the City of Waukegan, the City of Zion, and Lake County on behalf of the Lake County State's Attorney's Office, are eligible for a joint award of $39,442 in FY 2021 grant funds.
* The potential allocation of the eligible funds is $5,000 to Lake County on behalf of the State's Attorney's Office, $24,697 to the City of Waukegan, and $9,745 to the City of Zion.
* The State's Attorney's Office will use the $5,000 for printed materials and social media outreach, informing the Lake County community about intimate partner violence.
* The source of program funding is 100 percent federal JAG; no match is required.

Body
RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, Lake County, on behalf of the Lake County State's Attorney's Office (LCSAO), the City of Waukegan, and the City of Zion has applied for a 2021 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) that provides grant monies to local governments to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime and to improve the criminal justice system; and

WHEREAS, funding will be used to enhance the LCSAO's commitment to Lake County through outreach about intimate partner violence with printed materials and social media activities; and

WHEREAS, grant funding is in the amount of $5,000, which will be appropriated in the County FY 2021 budget; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary and required by the Granting Agency that a Memorandum of Understanding between Lake County, the City of Waukegan and the City of Zion be executed in order to define how the grant funds will be disbursed.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois, that t...

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