City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
15-O-1422

AN ORDINANCE BY PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE AMENDING THE FY16 (INTERGOVERNMENTAL GRANT FUND) BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF
ATLANTA MUNICIPAL COURT, COMMUNITY COURT DIVISION, BY ADDING TO ANTICIPATIONS AND APPROPRIATIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE HUNDRED TWENTY SIX THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED EIGHTY DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($126,980.00), FROM THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ("DBHDD") FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONTINUING CLINICAL ASSESSMENT SERVICES FOR CRIMINAL DEFENDANTS PARTICIPATING IN COMMUNITY COURT; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

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Department:Judicial AgenciesSponsors:
Category:Public Safety\Legal AdministrationFunctions:Law - Torrey Smith

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WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta ("City") implemented the Community Court in 2000 to

address "quality of life crimes" such as prostitution, disorderly conduct, panhandling, and

low level drug offenses; and

WHEREAS, the Community Court takes a non-traditional approach to working with

criminal offenders who have addiction problems, mental illness, family dysfunction, and

homelessness, by using alternative sentencing and legal sanctions to promote

rehabilitation and address the underlying causes of criminal behavior; and

WHEREAS, the effectiveness of the Community Court continues to require licensed

clinicians to provide criminal offender assessment services to support the appropriate

judicial dispositions; and

WHEREAS, the Georgia Department of Behavioral Development Disabilities has

awarded the Community Court a grant in the amount of one hundred twenty six thousand

nine hundred eighty dollars ($126,980) for FYI6 (July 1, 2015- June 30, 2016) in order

to continue providing clinical assessment services; and

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, HEREBY

ORDAINS, as follows:

 

SECTION 1: That the FY16 (Intergovernmental Grant Fund) Budget, Municipal Court,

Community Court Division is hereby amended as follows::

 

 

ADD TO ANTICIPATIONS

2501              Intergovernmental Grant Fund

190101              JDA Municipal Court Operations

3341101              State Direct (OC)- Received Directly from State Grant

2650000              Municipal Courts

212200              FY16 DBHDD

42274              FY16 Behavioral Health

 

Total              $126,980

 

 

ADD TO APPROPRIATIONS

2501              Intergovernmental Grant Fund

190101              JDA Municipal Court Operations

5999999              Projects  and Grants Summary             

2650000              Municipal Courts

212200              FY16 DBHDD

42274              FY 16 Behavioral Health

 

Total                            $126,980

 

SECTION 2: That all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby waived to the extent of the conflict.

 

SECTION 3:  This Ordinance shall be effective July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016 upon approval  by the Mayor.

Meeting History

Sep 15, 2015 3:00 PM Video Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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TO BE REFERRED TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE

Sep 21, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 10 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [10 TO 0]
AYES:Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
ABSENT:Kwanza Hall, Cleta Winslow
AWAY:Michael Julian Bond, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Natalyn Mosby Archibong
Sep 29, 2015 3:00 PM Video Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Yolanda Adrean, Michael Julian Bond, Kwanza Hall, Mary Norwood
ABSENT:Cleta Winslow
Oct 5, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 13, 2015 3:00 PM Video Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Oct 19, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 27, 2015 3:00 PM Video Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Nov 2, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 16, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Dec 1, 2015 3:00 PM Video Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Dec 7, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Dec 15, 2015 3:00 PM Video Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jan 4, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jan 12, 2016 3:00 PM Video Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:FAVORABLE [5 TO 0]
AYES:Clarence "C. T." Martin, Carla Smith, Michael Julian Bond, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Mary Norwood
AWAY:Keisha Lance Bottoms, Cleta Winslow
Jan 19, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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ADOPTED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 12 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED [12 TO 0]
AYES:Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms
ABSENT:Joyce M Sheperd
AWAY:Michael Julian Bond, Kwanza Hall