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File #: 21-366    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 3/19/2021 In control: Sheriff
On agenda: 4/27/2021 Final action: 4/27/2021
Title: Board of State and Community Corrections Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program Grant Supplemental Budget (4/5 Vote Required)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. CESF Supplemental Budget-Final, 3. Master

To: Board of Supervisors

From: Sheriff

Agenda Section: Consent

SUBJECT:
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Board of State and Community Corrections Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program Grant Supplemental Budget (4/5 Vote Required)
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RECOMMENDATION(S):
Recommendation
That the Board of Supervisors:
1. Approve the supplemental budget request for budget unit 1100-221804 Board of State and Community Corrections Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program Grant (Attachment 1). (4/5 vote required)


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SOURCE OF FUNDING:
Board of State and Community Corrections

DISCUSSION:
The Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program, this is a federal pass-through grant administered by the Board of State and Community Corrections on behalf of the Bureau of Justice Assistance of the Office of Justice Programs. This program provides funding to eligible entities to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic. The federal solicitation was authorized by Division B of H.R. 748, Pub. L. No. 116-136 Emergency Appropriations for Coronavirus Health Response and Agency Operations); 28 U.S.C. 530C.

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) was awarded $146,831.00 for this program as the Lead Public Agency. In alignment with the goals of this grant, a request was made to fund the purchase of mobile data terminals, a durable form of laptop, for deputies. Additional laptops and accessories required for remote work will also be purchased for other department staff. The Coronavirus pandemic has placed a necessary focus on limiting physical proximity to others. This includes coworkers as well as the public the department serves. Desktop computers in a confined office space are no longer safe to be utilized for long durations near others or shared between dozens of deputies. By purchasing laptops and other remote work supplies, staff will be able to perform essential functions from a safe distance.

Another portion of this funding will be allocate...

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