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File #: 22-46    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Minute Order Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 7/1/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 7/12/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - (1) Authorization to the City to Receive State Funding of $3 Million for a Culver City Based Non-Profit Organization - New Earth Organization; and (2) FOUR-FIFTHS VOTE REQUIREMENT: Approval of a Budget Amendment to Record the Appropriations to FY 2021/2022.
Attachments: 1. 2021_07_12_ATT_Assembly Bill -129 Budget Act of 2021_Refer Pg 325_Sr No. 167.pdf, 2. 2021_07_12_ATT_Senate Bill -129 Budget Act of 2021_Refer Pg 325_Sr No. 167.pdf
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CC - (1) Authorization to the City to Receive State Funding of $3 Million for a Culver City Based Non-Profit Organization - New Earth Organization; and (2) FOUR-FIFTHS VOTE REQUIREMENT: Approval of a Budget Amendment to Record the Appropriations to FY 2021/2022.


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Meeting Date: July 12, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Onyx Jones/Finance

Phone Number: (310) 253-5640

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [X] No []

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [] Attachments: [X]

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (07/07/2021)

Department Approval: Onyx Jones, Chief Financial Officer (07/01/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) authorize the City to receive state funding of $3 million for a Culver City based non-profit organization - New Earth Organization (New Earth); and (2) approve a budget amendment to record the appropriations to FY 2021/2022 (budget amendment requires 4/5th vote).


BACKGROUND

New Earth Organization is a Culver City based non-profit organization, which provides mentor-based arts, educational, and vocational programs to youth ages 13-25. On July 8, 2019, City Council adopted a resolution approving the City's participation in the Youth Reinvestment Grant Program (YRGP) through the State agency, Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC). The grant amount was for $763,014 to be paid over a three-year period. New Earth runs the YRGP for the City, which targets youth ages 13 to 25 and who are at risk of entering the juvenile justice system or further involvement in the system. Diversion services provided under this grant need to be trauma-informed, evidence-based, culturally relevant, and developmentally appropriate.

New Earth partners with the Culver City Police Department to divert youth ages 13-17 to the...

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