Martin County

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File #: 22-0141   
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
In control: Board of County Commissioners
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action:
Title: REQUEST APPROVAL OF INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH ST. LUCIE COUNTY FOR PRETRIAL PROGRAM SERVICES
Attachments: 1. Interlocal Agreement_Pretrial Services.pdf
PLACEMENT: Consent
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REQUEST APPROVAL OF INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH ST. LUCIE COUNTY FOR PRETRIAL PROGRAM SERVICES
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
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Martin County and St. Lucie County entered into an Interlocal Agreement dated September 18, 2018, to provide for implementation by St. Lucie County of a pretrial release program for Martin County pretrial defendants. On July 30, 2019, the Interlocal Agreement was amended to extend the term by one year with an expiration date of September 30, 2020. The Sheriff has requested approval of a Second Amendment to extend the term of the Interlocal Agreement by one year until September 30, 2021.
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DEPARTMENT: County Attorney
PREPARED BY: Name: Sarah W. Woods
Title: County Attorney
REQUESTED BY: Sheriff's Office

PRESET:
PROCEDURES: None

BACKGROUND/RELATED STRATEGIC GOAL:

Martin County's Public Safety Coordinating Council met with representatives from St. Lucie County's Pretrial Release Program to discuss St. Lucie County's Program and the implementation of such a program in Martin County. St. Lucie County's program has successfully operated for many years and provides enhanced supervision and availability of GPS electronic monitoring awaiting disposition of criminal charges. The Public Safety Council unanimously voted to recommend transmittal of the pretrial release program to the Board of County Commissioners on October 23, 2017. Martin County Sheriff's Office and St. Lucie County developed an Interlocal Agreement which provides for the implementation by St. Lucie County's pretrial release program of a pretrial release program for pretrial defendants in Martin County. The Sheriff will administer the program with St. Lucie County staff. The initial term of the Interlocal was for one year, ending September 30, 2019. The First Amendment extended the term until September 30, 2020. The Sheriff has requested approval of a Second Amendment which will extend the Interlocal's ter...

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