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File #: 22-1062   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/13/2022 In control: Clark County Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action:
Title: Approve the Local Law Enforcement Advisory Committee (LLEAC) project allocation recommendations and submission of the grant application for the FY-2022 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) from the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, by Clark County Social Service on behalf of the County, as fiscal agent, and City of Las Vegas, in the amount of $840,615 from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, and authorize the County Manager or her designee to execute any necessary agreements and accept all grant funds awarded. (For possible action)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. LLEAC 2022 Funding Worksheet 062822

CLARK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

AGENDA ITEM

 

Petitioner:

Tim Burch, Administrator of Human Services

Recommendation: 

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Approve the Local Law Enforcement Advisory Committee (LLEAC) project allocation recommendations and submission of the grant application for the FY-2022 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) from the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, by Clark County Social Service on behalf of the County, as fiscal agent, and City of Las Vegas, in the amount of $840,615 from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, and authorize the County Manager or her designee to execute any necessary agreements and accept all grant funds awarded.  (For possible action)

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FISCAL IMPACT:

Fund #:

2131.000

Fund Name:

County Grants

Fund Center:

1080719000

Funded PGM/Grant:

1080.JAG.2023

Amount:

$840,615

Description:

U.S. Dept. of Justice Programs

Additional Comments:

N/A

 

BACKGROUND: 

Clark County Social Service (CCSS) requests that the Board of County Commissioners approve the Local Law Enforcement Advisory Committee (LLEAC) project allocation recommendations and submission of the grant application to the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) funding under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Formula Program to support local initiatives addressing crime through the provision of services directly to individuals and/or communities and by improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the criminal justice systems, process, and procedures and authorize the County Manager or her designee to execute any necessary agreement.

On June 22, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) announced the availability of $840,615 in FY-2022 JAG funding under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG).

On June 28, 2022, the Local Law Enforcement Advisory Committee (LLEAC) reviewed project proposals, heard applicant presentations, and made project funding recommendations.  The LLEAC recommendations include approval of City of Las Vegas JAG projects in the amount of $138,500 and Clark County JAG projects (including nonprofit sub-recipients) in the amount of $695,981.  The specific project recommendations are included as Attachment A.

A multi-year Interlocal Agreement executed on May 18, 2021, between the County and City acknowledges Clark County as the fiscal agent and lead agency for the JAG grants for the period of FY-2020/2021 for the period through September 30, 2023 and will submit to the BJA application on behalf of the County and City.  Upon notice of award for FY-2022, an updated Interlocal Agreement will be executed for JAG grants for the period through September 30, 2025.

This item has been approved as to form by the District Attorney’s office.