00-0393R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND ST. JAMES HOUSE, D/B/A WOODLAND HILLS, TO PROVIDE A DIVERSION PROGRAM FOR FIRST TIME JUVENILE OFFENDERS FOR A COST NOT TO EXCEED $15,000.

BY COUNCILOR STENBERG:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are hereby authorized and directed to execute an agreement, filed as Public Document No. ________________, between the city of Duluth and St. James House, d/b/a Woodland Hills, for the purpose of providing a police diversion project for juvenile offenders, at a cost to the city of $15,000, to be paid from Job Training Program Fund 268, Agency 031, Organization 6234, Activity SCXX, Object 0030.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes an agreement with Woodland Hills to provide a non-judicial diversion program for first time juvenile offenders. The program includes community service projects, group meetings, asset building exercises, and parent education.