Office of the District Attorney County of Westchester MEMORANDUM by jolinmilioncherie

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									                  Office of the District Attorney                                                   MEMORANDUM
                  County of Westchester

HONORABLE MEMBERS                                                                   01/06/2010
BOARD OF ACQUISITION AND CONTRACT

JANET DiFIORE




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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER TO ENTER INTO AN




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AGREEMENT WITH THE NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES




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FOR THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE TO OPERATE THE DRUG LAW REFORM GRANT




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IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $100,000 IN FEDERAL AND $47,770 IN COUNTY MATCHING




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FUNDS FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 1, 2010 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2010, PURSUANT TO




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AN APPROVED BUDGET.




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       Authority is sought for the County of Westchester to enter into an agreement with the New York State
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Division of Criminal Justice Services for the District Attorney’s Office to operate the Drug Law Reform
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Program in the amount of $100,000 in Federal funds and $47,770 in County matching funds for the period
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January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010, pursuant to an approved budget.
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        The public safety of the citizens of the County is served by the Drug Law Reform Program, as this
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program seeks to reduce recidivism by providing non-violent felony offenders with an opportunity to
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participate in and successfully complete a program of residential or outpatient drug and/or alcohol treatment as
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an alternative to prison. The goals and objectives of the Drug Law Reform Program are monitored by the
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District Attorney's Office and quarterly progress reports are submitted to DCJS for their review and approval.
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       The requirements of the Westchester County Procurement Policy were followed: the procurement is
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exempt under Section 3(a) iii of the Procurement Policy which provides for the exception “Transactions or
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contracts with the United States of America, any state…, agency…”. This agreement is a transaction/contract
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with the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.
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       Wherefore, authority is respectfully sought for the County to enter into this agreement.
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                                                                   RESOLUTION

        Upon a communication from Janet DiFiore, District Attorney, be it hereby,

         RESOLVED, that authority is granted to the County of Westchester to enter into an agreement with
the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services for the District Attorney’s Office to operate the
Drug Law Reform Program in an amount not to exceed $100,000 in federal funds and $47,770 in County
matching funds for the period January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010, pursuant to an approved budget;
and it is further,




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      RESOLVED, that the District Attorney or her duly authorized designee is authorized to execute these




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agreements for the County of Westchester.




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         263          37               019K                9853                    T-019             $100,000
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         101          37               0010                    4912                                  $ 47,770
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 Budget Funding Year(s)      2010                 Start Date      01/01/10           End Date     12/31/10
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 Funding Source          Tax Dollars          $   47,770
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 $ 147,770                   Federal Aid      $100,000
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