Bulloch County
GA

Staff Report

Approve the Bulloch County Accountability/Treatment Court’s FY 2020 Grant application
submitted to the accountability Court Funding Committee and the Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee in the amount $385,572.57 with a cash match of $42,841.40

Information

Department:Mental Health CourtSponsors:
Category:Grant

Body

See attached application

Meeting History

Mar 19, 2019 8:30 AM  Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting

Chairman Thompson called on Mental Health Court Coordinator Karen McClain to initiate discussion on the matter. Mrs. McClain stated it was time for submission of the Bulloch County Accountability/Treatment Court's FY2020 grant application. She stated program services have expanded circuit-wide. Mrs. McClain stated the program numbers have increased to 45 total. She stated she anticipates more growth from other counties in the near future. Mrs. McClain stated as a result of the growth, the grant amount has increased. She stated she is requesting that the part-time case manager position be moved to a full-time position to help support program services. Mrs. McClain thanked the Board for their continued support.

After brief discussion, a motion was made to approve the Bulloch County Accountability/Treatment Court's FY2020 grant application submitted to the Accountability Funding Committee and the Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee in the amount of $385,572.57 with cash match of $42,841.40 (See Exhibit #2019-58).

RESULT:APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Ray Mosley, Commissioner
SECONDER:Anthony Simmons, Commissioner
AYES:Ray Mosley, Anthony Simmons, Walter Gibson, Jappy Stringer, Timmy Rushing
ABSENT:Curt Deal

Discussion