April 9, 2014 Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission Special Meeting

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

Audience

Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission Members and Staff. The public is welcome to attend.

Date/Time

April 9, 2014

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Location

  • 401 S Clinton, 1st Floor
    Chicago, IL
  • 823 E Monroe
    Springfield, IL

Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. SFY15 Allocations
    1. Proposal to Allocate All Unspent JABG FY10 and FY11 funds subject to lapse to current call for discretionary fund applications FY15 Allocations (including JJ Council Phase II Implementation Grants)
    2. Proposal to Extend Unspent FFY 11 Title II Grant funds into SFY15 Contracts
  5. New Business
  6. Adjourn

Minutes

  1. Call to Order
    Meeting was called to order at 9:02am.
  2. Roll Call
    Commissioners: Rodney Ahitow, Julie Biehl, Jacqueline Bullard, George Hill, Vice Chairman Lisa Jacobs, Patrick Nelson, Esther Franco-Payne, Chairman George Timberlake, Rick Velasquez, Ethan Viets-Van Lear, Dana Weiner. Quorum declared present. Staff:  Rob Vickery, Heidi Mueller, Julie Stremlau,
  3. Approval of Minutes
    Minutes were not reviewed. Will review at May IJJC meeting.
  4. SFY15 Allocations
    1. Proposal to Allocate All Unspent JABG FY10 and FY11 funds subject to lapse SFY 15 discretionary awards - selected based on current call for proposals.
      Executive Director, Heidi Mueller explained the OJJDP JABG funding issues and the denial of the extension request Illinois submitted for JABG 2010. The group discussed the issues and Commissioner Velasquez motioned to approve all unallocated 2010 and 2011 funds to JABG. Seconded by Commissioner Ahitow. All in favor, motion passed.
    2. Proposal to authorize Planning and Grants to review JABG discretionary proposals and make funding recommendations.
      Due to the time constraints for review of proposals and recommendations, Commissioner Velasquez motioned to approve the Planning and Grants Committee to review and make final recommendations for funding. Commissioner Bullard seconded the motion. All in favor, motion passed.
    3. Proposal to authorize Executive Committee to make approval decision regarding JABG funding recommendations.
      Due to time constraints and to ensure no funds are lapsed, Commissioner Hill motioned to authorize the Executive Committee to make the final recommendations for JABG funding. Vice Chairman Jacobs seconded the motion. All in favor, motion passed.
    4. Proposal to authorize Planning and Grants to review continuing Title II grants and make funding recommendations to the full IJJC in May.
      Chairman Timberlake indicated there is no need for a motion on this last agenda item. The Planning and Grants Committee regularly reviews all funding and programming recommendations and provides the full Commission with their decisions.
  5. New Business
    None noted.
  6. Adjourn
    Commissioner Hill motioned to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Velasquez seconded the motion. Meeting adjourned at 9:21am.