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Truancy Prevention Initiative Presentation
Maria Medrano, Grants Department
Receive information from Judge Joe Benavides, Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Place 1 on the Nueces County Truancy Prevention Initiative.
On November 4, 2020, agenda item #2.R., the Commissioners Court ratified the acceptance of a grant award from the Office of the Governor – Texas, Criminal Justice Division for the Nueces County Truancy Prevention Initiative. The grant award totals $87,761.81 and does not require a match. The current budget allows for partial salary and benefits for a Juvenile Case Manager ($50,261.81) and the remaining amount of $37,500 would be used to continue work with Panorama Education for truancy prevention. The grant will run retroactively from September 1, 2020 and end on August 31, 2021.
The grant program is being administered by Judge Joe Benavides, Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Place 1. Judge Benavides would like to update the Commissioners Court on his efforts.
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