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File #: 19-30    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 12/31/2018 In control: Sheriff
On agenda: 1/8/2019 Final action: 1/8/2019
Title: Humboldt County Drug Task Force (HCDTF) Memorandum of Understanding, Authorization to Execute Agreements, Appropriations Transfer and Supplemental Budget Requests (4/5 Vote Required)
Indexes: Build interjurisdictional and regional cooperation, Manage our resources to ensure sustainability of services, Provide community-appropriate levels of service
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Drug Task Force MOU, 3. Appropriation Transfer Request for Budget Unit 265 - Building Improvements, 4. Supplemental Budget Request for Budget Unit 265 - Asset Forfeiture Distributions
To: Board of Supervisors

From: Sheriff

Agenda Section: Consent

SUBJECT:
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Humboldt County Drug Task Force (HCDTF) Memorandum of Understanding, Authorization to Execute Agreements, Appropriations Transfer and Supplemental Budget Requests (4/5 Vote Required)
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RECOMMENDATION(S):
Recommendation
That the Board of Supervisors:

1. Retroactively approve the attached HCDTF Memorandum of Understanding;
2. Retroactively authorize the Sheriff or Chair of the HCDTF to execute any and all leases and other agreements for the sole benefit of HCDTF as directed by the HCDTF Executive Board entered into on or after October 1, 2018;
3. Approve an appropriations transfer request in FY 2018-19 Budget Unit 265 Sheriff's Drug Task Force for building improvements; and
4. Approve a supplemental budget request in FY 2018-19 Budget Unit 265 Sheriff's Drug Task Force to allow for asset forfeiture distributions to member agencies (4/5 vote required).

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SOURCE OF FUNDING:
State and federal asset forfeiture funds

DISCUSSION:
The HCDTF was originally established in 1983 in conjunction with the California Department of Justice, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement (BNE) and local law enforcement agencies. The BNE initially provided management of the task force under the direction of an executive board consisting of the Sheriff, chiefs of local law enforcement agencies, the District Attorney and California Highway Patrol Commander.

With legislative changes, it became necessary to change the structure of the task force. The executive board members agreed to provide resources to continue HCDTF and in May 2013 your Board approved the first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that officially designated HCDTF under the management of the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office (HCSO). Participating agencies are responsible for the expenses related to the salary, benefits, basic training and equipment of the deputies and staff assigned to the task force. Operating e...

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