Nevada County Probation awarded 3-year grant to support drug court
Nevada County’s Probation Department has been awarded a federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant to expand and sustain services for Adult Drug Court.
The grant award is for $324,345 over the next three years beginning Sept. 30. The Nevada County Adult Drug Court Expansion Grant will allow drug court to expand from 15 participants to 25. Further, it will allow drug court to expand treatment options to all participants.
SAMHSA award grants are based on innovative best practices that implement and/or sustain collaborative court programs.
“The Nevada County Probation Department has displayed an excellent track record for receiving federal grants over the past many years due their commitment to implementing and maintaining evidence based practices,” a news release from the county CEO states.
Auditor-Controller’s office recognized
The Government Finance Officers’ Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the County of Nevada, Auditor-Controller’s Office for the County’s June 30, 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
The attainment of this prestigious award represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management, according to the weekly county memo.
This is the ninth consecutive year that Auditor-Controller Marcia Salter and her staff have received the Certificate of Achievement, which is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.
The County’s CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program including demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the CAFR.
The GFOA is a non-profit professional association serving approximately 17,500 government financial professionals across the United States and Canada.
The award-winning financial reports are available for viewing on the Auditor-Controller’s page of the county website.
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