(1) Request to participate.
A request by a county or group of counties to participate under this chapter must include a signed resolution or letter of intent submitted to the regional administrator by the executive body expressing intent to participate. The request must include a statement that consolidated juvenile services funds will not be used to replace county funds for existing programs. For those counties with juvenile detention facilities, the counties must include a statement indicating standards of operation as outlined under RCW 13.06.050
are in place.
(2) Program planning process and approval.
(a) Each participating county must develop a program application for the delivery of services and must agree to comply with the provisions of this chapter.
(b) The application must incorporate community input and respond to community comments, which must include but not be limited to:
(i) Efforts to identify and utilize existing community services;
(ii) Appropriate linkage to and support from other elements of the existing juvenile justice, education, and social service systems to reduce or eliminate barriers to effective family centered service delivery;
(iii) Efforts to address racial disproportionality; and
(iv) Efforts to address issues specific to the Americans with Disabilities Act as it relates to client and family service delivery.
(c) Written guidelines and instructions for the application must be provided by the division. The application must be developed in consultation with the regional administrator to ensure the coordination of state, county, and private sector resources within regional boundaries and must be submitted to the regional administrator for review and approval.
(d) The division may provide technical assistance in the development of the application.
[WSR 19-14-079, recodified as § 110-710-0010, filed 7/1/19, effective 7/1/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 13.06.030
. WSR 00-16-032, § 388-710-0010, filed 7/24/00, effective 8/24/00.]