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File #: 14-1330    Version: 1 Name: 09/02/14 Resolution to Accept and Allocate Michigan Supreme Court State Court Administrative Office Michigan Veterans Treatment Court Program Grant and Approve Contract Amendment #1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/2/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/2/2014 Final action: 9/2/2014
Enactment date: 9/2/2014 Enactment #: R-14-308
Title: Resolution to Accept and Allocate Michigan Supreme Court State Court Administrative Office Michigan Veterans Treatment Court Program Grant and Approve Contract Amendment #1 ($173,911.85) (8 Votes Required)
Sponsors: Christopher Taylor, Margie Teall, Sabra Briere
Attachments: 1. D15-SCAO_ContractAmendment1
Title
Resolution to Accept and Allocate Michigan Supreme Court State Court Administrative Office Michigan Veterans Treatment Court Program Grant and Approve Contract Amendment #1 ($173,911.85) (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
This resolution seeks Council approval for a contract amendment with the Michigan Supreme Court State Court Administrative Office (SCAO) to fund the 15th Judicial District Court Veterans Treatment Court program, and further seeks authorization to accept and allocate additional grant funds from the State Court Administrative Office, Michigan Veterans Treatment Court Grant Program (SCAO-MVTCGP) for that purpose without regard to City Fiscal Year.

At the discretion of the City Finance Director, the Court will establish a separate grant account with the City Finance Department and will take all other necessary steps to assure the effective administration of this grant.
Staff
Prepared by: Shryl Samborn, Court Administrator, 15th Judicial District Court
Approved by: Steve D. Powers, City Administrator
Sponsored by: Council Members Taylor, Teall and Briere
Body
Whereas, The Michigan Supreme Court State Court Administrative Office (SCAO) invited an application from the 15th Judicial District Court for Michigan Veterans Treatment Court Grant Program funds to continue the operations of a specialized Veterans Court;

Whereas, The 15th Judicial District Court applied for and was awarded the opportunity to carry forward any unused funds from the previous grant award of $92,279.00 for grant FY2014 and receive additional funds in the amount of $81,632.85 for grant FY2015 by SCAO pursuant to that invitation; and

Whereas, It is in the best interests of the City of Ann Arbor and in the best interests of justice to approve a contract amendment with SCAO and to accept and allocate the additional grant funds awarded by SCAO for this purpose;

RESOLVED, That City Council accept the Michigan Veterans Treatment Court Grant awarded to the...

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