March 11, 2015 Planning and Grants Committee Meeting


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


March 11, 2015, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


  • 401 S Clinton
    Chicago, IL
  • 823 E Monroe
    Springfield, IL


  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. State Fiscal Year 2016 Local Funding - Review of Applications and Scoring
  5. Other State Fiscal Year 2016 Contracts
  6. New Business
  7. Adjournment


  1. Call to Order
    The meeting was called to order at 9:09am.
  2. Roll Call
    Chairman Lisa Jacobs, IJJC Chairman George Timberlake, George Hill and Rick Velasquez. Quorum declared present. Staff: Robert Vickery, Julie Stremlau, Karima Douglas, Ron Smith. Guests: Susan Witkin and Kanako Ishida.
  3. Approval of Minutes
    Minutes not reviewed.
  4. State Fiscal Year 2016 Local Funding - Review of Applications and Scoring
    Executive Director, Rob Vickery explained the proposals and the recommendations from March 9th meeting, (handout distributed). The group discussed Formula JABG, Title II and then Discretionary JABG requests. Commissioner Velasquez motioned to approve the lists of funding applicants noted below. Planning and Grants Chairman Jacobs seconded the motion. All in favor, motion passed. The group discussed the applications of DJJ and IBARG at length. The full Commission will review these recommendations next week. Please view this link for the final list.  Final Planning and Grants Recommendations 031115 (xlsx)

    JJ Councils

    from 3/9/15

    JABG Formula


    from 3/11/15

    JABG Discretionary


    from 3/11/15

    Total Funding
    Effingham County
    4th Judicial Court
    $42,600 $20,000 $62,600

    Champaign County

    Regional Planning


    $26,510 $26,510
    Ford County $2,100 $4,100 $6,200
    Peoria County $40,000 $40,000

    Union County or 

    1st Judicial Circuit

    $30,000 $20,000 $50,000
    St Clair County $49,000 $49,000
    Sangamon County $20,165 $20,165
    Will County $26,529 $26,529

    Second Circuit

    Youth Council 

    $1,416 $33,256 $34,672
    DuPage County $50,000 $25,939 $50,000 $125,939
    DeKalb County $50,000 $51,000 $101,000
    Lake County $40,000 $29,038 $21,000 $90,038
    Macon County $35,000 $50,000 $80,000
    Ogle County $15,000 $15,000
    City of Chicago $144,073 $144,073
    Cook County $461,574 $461,574
    TOTAL $382,791 $699,547 $333,962 $1,416,300
  5. Other State Fiscal Year 2016 Contracts
    The Committee briefly reviewed applications for state-level work from the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), the Illinois Balanced and Restorative Justice Project, and the Illinois Association of Juvenile Justice Councils.  The Committee discussed the three proposed components of the DJJ proposal.  They focused on the importance of supporting the YASI project, funded in the current year.  IJJC Chairman Timberlake motioned to approve $42,000 for this project.  Planning and Grants Chairman, Lisa Jacobs seconded the motion.  All in favor, motion passed.  the remaining proposals will be addressed at future meetings.
  6. New Business
    None noted.
  7. Adjournment
    Planning and Grants Chairman Jacobs motioned to adjourn. IJJC Chairman Timberlake seconded the motion. Meeting adjourned at 11:46am.