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File #: 22-1120   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/21/2022 In control: Clark County Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action:
Title: Approve, adopt and authorize the Chair to sign financial assistance agreement with Legal Aid of Southern Nevada for the Clean Slate Legal Assistance Project and allocate designated marijuana fees collected by the Business License Department for the Clean Slate Legal Assistance Project. (For possible action)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Legal Aid of Southern NV

CLARK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

AGENDA ITEM

 

Petitioner:

Jessica L. Colvin, Chief Financial Officer  

Recommendation: 

title

Approve, adopt and authorize the Chair to sign financial assistance agreement with Legal Aid of Southern Nevada for the Clean Slate Legal Assistance Project and allocate designated marijuana fees collected by the Business License Department for the Clean Slate Legal Assistance Project. (For possible action)

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FISCAL IMPACT:

Fund #:

2100.961

Fund Name:

General Purpose

Fund Center:

N/A

Funded PGM/Grant:

N/A

Amount:

$500,000

Description:

N/A

Additional Comments:

N/A

 

BACKGROUND: 

Legal Aid of Southern Nevada is non-profit organizations that provides free legal services to low-income residents of Clark County, including criminal record sealing services through the Clean Slate Legal Assistance Project.  The Clean Slate Legal Assistance Project provides stability for individuals and families, which helps overall community stability. Legal Aid of Southern Nevada will receive $500,000 to provide services under the Clean Slate Legal Assistance Project for a period of two years. Legal Aid of Southern Nevada will also provide an analysis of the statutory changes required for the State of Nevada to implement an automatic record sealing system.