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City Hall, Room 400
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
5:30 pm Wednesday, May 23, 2001


1. (ACTION) Roll Call
2.           (ACTION) Review and approval of April 25, 2001meeting minutes
3. (DISCUSSION) Chief Probation Officer’s Report: **explanatory document: monthly report for April.’01
a. Staff Commendations
b. Status Report on Juvenile Hall Replacement Project: .
c. FY 2000-2001 and FY 2001-2002 Operating Budget Update
d. Highlights from last Commission meeting to present.
e. Trends/Emerging Issues/Upcoming Events
4. (ACTION) Consideration and possible action on Program Committee’s recommendations on the Children’s Baseline Programs contracts, as follows:
Intensive Home Based Supervision          
          Bayview Hunter’s Point Foundation ($65,000)
          Community Youth Center (formerly Chinatown Youth Center) ($65,000)
          Morrisania West ($65,000)
          Potrero Hill Neighborhood House ($65,000)
          Instituto Familiar De La Raza ($65,000)
          Vietnamese Youth Development Center ($65,000)
          Office of Samoan Affairs ($65,000)
Home Based Detention
          Mission Neighborhood Centers ($138,600)
Mentorship Program
          Ella Hill Hutch Community Center ($65,000)
          YWCA/Come Into the Sun Mentorship Program for Girls ($65,000)
Peer Counseling
          Potrero Hill Neighborhood House ($52,500)
Preplacement Shelter
          SF Boys and Girls Home ($202,125)
Status Offenders Shelter
          Huckleberry Youth Advocates ($622,710)
5. (ACTION) Consideration and possible action on Finance Committee’s recommendations on contracts for: a) Owens Information Systems ($174,000), and Government Computer Sales, Inc ($60,000). ** explanatory documents: resolution and copy of contracts.
6. (DISCUSSION) Report on schools programs at YGC and LCRS; J. Buenavista
7. (DISCUSSION) Report on the Disproportionate Minority Confinement project: Youth Law Center, Susan Burrell reporting.
8. (DISCUSSION) Public Comment on any matter within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Juvenile Probation Commission.
9. (DISCUSSION) Announcements, requests for future agenda items.
10. (ACTION) Adjournment

** Explanatory documents: Copies of explanatory documents listed in this agenda, and other related materials received by the Probation Commission after the posting of this agenda, can be obtained from the Commission office by May 21, or at the Commission meeting. Please call the office to make arrangements.)                     
                                                                                  May 16, 2001


Room 400 is wheelchair accessible. The closest accessible BART Station is Civic Center, three blocks from City Hall. Accessible MUNI lines serving this location are: #42 Downtown Loop, the #71 Haight/Noriega, the F Line to Market and Van Ness and the Metro stations at Van Ness and Market and at Civic Center. For more information about MUNI accessible services, call 923-6142.

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