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File #: 22-060    Version: 1
Type: Budget Proposal Status: Passed
File created: 11/18/2021 In control: Judicial Council
On agenda: 3/11/2022 Final action: 3/11/2022
Title: Trial Court Budget | Base Funding Floor Allocation (Action Required)
Attachments: 1. 20220311-22-060

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Trial Court Budget | Base Funding Floor Allocation (Action Required)

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Summary

Summary

The Trial Court Budget Advisory Committee recommends that the Judicial Council approve increasing the base funding floor from $800,000 to $950,000. Base funding is currently allocated to the two smallest courts, Alpine and Sierra Superior Courts, and is based on the minimum level of staffing and operational costs necessary.

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Recommendation

Recommendation

The Trial Court Budget Advisory Committee recommends that the Judicial Council, effective July 1, 2022, approve an increase of $150,000 to the base funding floor for trial courts. This action would raise the level of funding to the smallest trial courts to $950,000, effective July 1, 2022, for 2022-23 budget allocations.

 

This recommendation was presented to the Judicial Branch Budget Committee on December 7, 2021, and approved for consideration by the Judicial Council.

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Speakers

Speakers

Hon. Jonathan B. Conklin, Chair, Trial Court Budget Advisory Committee

Ms. Rebecca Fleming, Vice Chair, Trial Court Budget Advisory Committee