Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week

MIFFLINTOWN – The Juniata County Commissioners issued a proclamation Tuesday declaring the week of July 18th through 24th as ‘Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week’. Juniata County probation chief Michelle Beaver was present during the meeting to accept the proclamation. Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week is recognized across the United States. “The governor always signs proclamations every year, fortunately, to recognize this week.” Beaver said, “I think it recognizes all the hard work that’s being done each year.”

Also during the meeting the Commissioners acknowledged Juniata County’s final Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP) allocation amount of $133,955.00 as well as approved County Human Services Plan “Assurance of Compliance” as submitted by Allison L. Fisher, Human Services Director. Both were for the fiscal year of 2021-2022.

Other actions taken during the meeting were:

¯Acknowledged the resignation of Alexander D. Arentz from his position as a District Court Secretary for Magisterial District Court 41-3-02 effective as of the end of business on July 11, 2021.

¯Approved the “Purchase of Service Agreements” between Juniata County Children and Youth Services and the following entities. The agreements shall remain in full force and effect from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.; Alternative Behavior Consultants (ABC House); Raystown Developmental Services, Inc.

¯Approved the tax exonerations for Lack Township as per the material provided.

¯Ratified acceptance of the “County Intermediate Punishment (IP) Funds” grant (Subgrant No. 2021-IP-ST-35830) in the amount of $48,652.00 as per the “Subgrant Award Notification” as recommended by Michelle A. Beaver, Chief Probation Officer.

¯Approved payment of checks #61891 – #61951 in the amount of $244,565.27.

¯Ratified the following Juniata County Hazardous Materials check #1389 in the amount of $124.50 – Grainger Padlocks

¯Reviewed the following June 2021 departmental reports: “Summary of Collections Report – Fines and Costs” as submitted by Jacqueline T. Leister, Magisterial District Judge; “Children and Youth Statistical Report” as submitted by Ashley J. Baxter, Children & Youth Director.


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