Audience

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

Date/Time

August 10, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Location

  • 401 S Clinton
    Chicago, IL
  • 815 E Monroe
    Springfield, IL
  • Call In: 888-494-4032 Code: 5329547331#

Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Fiscal Updates
  5. Program Updates
    1. GATA Update
    2. Current grants / projects
      1. Title II Application Update
      2. ICOY Contract Update
  6. OJJDP Reauthorization Update
  7. Other
  8. New Business
  9. Public Comment
  10. Next Meeting
  11. Adjournment

Minutes

  1. Call to Order 
    Meeting was called to order at 9:13am.
  2. Roll Call
    Planning and Grants Chairperson Lisa Jacobs, IJJC Chairman George Timberlake, George Hill and Esther Franco-Payne. Guests: Susan Witkin. Staff: Karima Douglas and Julie Stremlau. 
  3. Approval of Minutes
    Commissioner Hill motioned to approve minutes. IJJC Chairman Timberlake seconded the motion. Minutes approved.
  4. Fiscal Updates
    Chairperson Jacobs explained the Commission's current fiscal amounts utilizing the funding charts provided by DHS. The group discussed those agencies that underspent. Julie Stremlau reported that the final fiscal reports for SFY16 should be complete soon and then the deobligation process of unspent 2016 funds will start.
  5. Program Updates
    1. GATA Update
      Julie Stremlau reported that agencies with SFY17 contracts are fulfilling their requirements and new contracts are being processed. 
  6. Current Grants/Projects
    1. Title II Application Update
      The Committee discussed the current application and the new requirements as noted by the Federal Representative of OJJDP for changes needed. Commissioner Hill motioned and Chairman Timberlake seconded the approval of completion of a letter to OJJDP addressing the Evidence Based practices issue noted in the 2015 letter and application previously submitted. Motion passed. The letter will also address issues with the current 2016 Title II budget.
    2. ICOY Contract Update
      Chairperson Jacobs announced that she was recently appointed to the ICOY Board of Trustees. She removed herself from the discussion and did not vote on the ICOY request for funding. Chairman Timberlake motioned to approve an increase of up to $100,000 so ICOY can accomplish the DMC work and other related Commission needs. He noted that, in prior years, the Commission allocated funding for one-time projects or other activities developed by the Commission during the fiscal year which have been managed by ICOY. He reminded Committee members that ICOY is not authorized to spend funds on projects or activities without Commission authorization. Commissioner Franco-Payne seconded the motion. Motion passed.
  7. OJJDP Reauthorization Update
    The Committee discussed the Reauthorization process and the issues many states are having with the new Compliance regulations. Illinois' Compliance Monitors and staff have participated in a few conference calls to discuss the issues with other states. It is the request of OJJDP and States that Illinois complete a response for the issues Illinois will face due to these intended changes. Further information will be shared as needed.
  8. Other
    None noted.
  9. New Business
    None noted.
  10. Public Comment
    None noted.
  11. Next Meeting
    September 14, 2016
  12. Adjournment
    IJJC Chairman Timberlake motioned to adjourn.  Seconded by Chairperson Jacobs.  Meeting adjourned at 10:55am.