JOINT RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION

OF THE COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS ACT FOR LOCAL RESPONSIBLE OFFENDERS, THE PRETRIAL SERVICES ACT AND THE

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE THOMAS JEFFERSON AREA COMMUNITY CRIMINAL JUSTICE BOARD [TJACCJB]

                                                                                   

 Whereas, the Virginia General Assembly has adopted legislation entitled the Comprehensive Community Corrections Act for Local Responsible Offenders, Article 9 (§ 9.1-173 et. seq.) of the Code of Virginia and the Pretrial Services Act, Article 5 (§ 19.2-152.2 et seq.) of the Code of Virginia, both of which were effective July 1, 1995; and

 

Whereas, §§ 9.1-174 and 19.2-152.2 of the Code of Virginia require Albemarle and Nelson Counties and the City of Charlottesville that pursuant to § 53.1-82.1 were approved for a jail project to participate and establish services and in accordance with both Acts; and   

 

Whereas the Counties of Fluvanna, Goochland, Greene, Louisa, Orange and Madison have elected to participate and establish services in accordance with both Acts; and

 

Whereas, §§ 9.1-178 and 19.2-152.5 of the Code of Virginia require that each county and city establishing and operating community-based probation and pretrial services establish a Community Criminal Justice Board, and in the case of multi-jurisdictional efforts, that each jurisdiction mutually agree upon the number of appointments to said board.

 

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED that the County of Albemarle jointly agrees with the City of Charlottesville and the Counties of Greene, Nelson, Madison, Fluvanna, Louisa, Orange, and Goochland  to implement the services and programs required by the Comprehensive Community Corrections Act for Local Responsible Offenders and the Pretrial Services Act with Albemarle County, pursuant to § 9.1-183, acting as the administrator and fiscal agent on behalf of the participating localities; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Albemarle County, as administrator and fiscal agent shall establish local community-based probation services for all of the participating jurisdictions and for pretrial services for Albemarle, Charlottesville and Nelson pursuant to a contract with OAR/Jefferson Area Community Corrections, and for pretrial services for Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison and Orange Counties pursuant to a memorandum of understanding with the Central Virginia Regional Jail Board; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the County of Albemarle  jointly establishes the Thomas Jefferson Area Community Criminal Justice Board [TJACCJB], and that said board shall fulfill its responsibilities pursuant to § 9.1-180, and shall be composed of the following members pursuant to § 9.1-178 of the Code of Virginia:

 

·                     One representative of the governing bodies of each participating jurisdiction,

·                     A circuit court judge of any one of the participating jurisdictions as agreed upon by the judges to represent all circuit court judges,

·                     A judge of the general district court of any one of the participating jurisdictions as agreed upon by the judges to represent all general district court judges,

·                     A judge of the juvenile and domestic relations district court of any one of the participating jurisdictions as agreed upon by the judges to represent all juveniles and domestic relations district court judges,

·                     A chief magistrate,

·                     A Commonwealth’s Attorney to represent all of the Commonwealth’s Attorneys of the participating jurisdictions,

·                     An attorney experienced in the defense of criminal matters who is a current member of the Virginia State Bar, and a public defender, where applicable, each representing the participating localities,

·                     The administrator of the Albemarle/Charlottesville Regional Jail or the Central Virginia Regional Jail,

·                     A Sheriff of any county or city not served by a police department and a chief of police to represent all law enforcement agencies of the participating jurisdictions,

·                     A Community Services Board Administrator representing all agencies providing such services to participating jurisdictions,

·                     A representative of a local adult education agency representing all agencies providing such services to participating jurisdictions, and

·                     A director of a Department of Corrections Probation and Parole District Office serving and representing all of the participating jurisdictions.

 

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution supersedes and replaces all prior resolutions approved by the locality relating to the establishment of required services and the formation of the Thomas Jefferson Area Community Criminal Justice Board.

 

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