BACKGROUND & CONCLUSIONS: The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) has taken over responsibility for funding juvenile crime prevention programs formerly funded by the Commission on Children and Families. Klamath County receives Youth Development funds to support community organizations for juvenile crime prevention. The designated agency to evaluate programs and administer funds is the Klamath County Juvenile Department. The JCP Plan will fund two continuing programs of Lutheran Community Services and Citizens for Safe Schools for the 2021-23 biennium. On March 3, 2021, the Klamath County Local Public Safety Coordinating Council (LPSCC) approved the JCP Plan. ORS 423.565 provides for LPSCC to recommend the JCP Plan to the BOCC.
FISCAL IMPACT: None.
RECOMMENDED MOTION: Approval of The Klamath County Juvenile Crime Prevention (JCP) Plan for the 2021-23 biennium. Approval of the JCP Plan is the basis for agreement between the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) and Klamath County to distribute Youth Development funds. ODE will award funding for the 2021-23 biennium as determined by the Oregon Legislature.