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File #: 19-0244    Version: 1
Type: Action Items -11:30 AM Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/22/2019 In control: Board of County Commissioners
On agenda: 9/10/2019 Final action:
Title: FY 2018 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Certification of Compliance
Attachments: 1. revised 7-31-19.pdf, 2. LE app 7-29-19.pdf, 3. 05-14-2019 Agenda Item.pdf, 4. 08-06-2018_1pm Agenda Item #5.pdf, 5. 08-06-2018_1pm Minutes.pdf, 6. FY 18 Edward Byrne Grant.pdf, 7. 51 Percent Letter for FY18 JAGC Program.pdf, 8. 8 USCS _ 1373.pdf, 9. 8 USCS _ 1644.pdf
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Agenda Item Name:
Title
FY 2018 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Certification of Compliance
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Presenter:
Sylvia Torres, (352) 374-5218

Description:
Byrne Grant Certification of Compliance - authorization for County Attorney to sign.

Recommended Action:
Recommended Action
Authorize the County Attorney to sign the U.S. Department of Justice-required form certifying that the County, as a sub-recipient of a Byrne grant, is compliant with 8 U.S.C. Section 1373 & 1644.
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Prior Board Motions:
May 14, 2019 - the Board authorized the Chair to accept all necessary to enable application for the Byrne Countywide funds, which includes the "Fifty-one Percent" letter, the Certificate of Acceptance and the grant proposals, as identified in the "Fifty-one Percent" letter.

Fiscal Consideration:
Fiscal Consideration
$91,348 from a FY 2018 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program, JAGC Countywide will not be available without this signed certification.
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Background:
The JAG Countywide program is administered through FDLE in accordance with Chapter 11D-9, FAC. Each County is allocated funds by FDLE. FDLE requires that the units of local government within the County reach a consensus regarding the expenditure of JAG funds. This is done in Alachua County through the Byrne Grant
Advisory Board, which makes a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners. The Byrne Grant Advisory Board meeting was held on September 26, 2018 and their recommendation is included in the "Fifty-one Percent" letter. On May 14, 2019, the Alachua County Board authorized the Chair to apply for local funding consistent with the "Fifty-one Percent" letter. The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners was awarded funds for two programs to be administered by the Sherriff ($8,079.00 for Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Training & Safe Santa Fe Initiatives; and $29,516.00 for Law Enforcement Equipment Program).

All Byrne grant recipients a...

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