Tribal-State Joint Jurisdiction Court Toolkit, CFCC-2020-69-RB

Update: May 22, 2020
Notice of Intent to Award

Update: April 28, 2020
Questions and Answers

This RFP is the means for Proposers to submit their qualifications to the Judicial Council and request selection as a Contractor for these services.

The Judicial Council adopts rules for court administration, practice, and procedure, and performs other functions prescribed by law.  The Judicial Council’s Court Operations and Services Division, Center for Families, Children & the Courts (“CFCC”) supports programs in court settings that improve practice and services for children, youth, parents, families and other court users.

Tribal-State Joint Jurisdiction Court Toolkit. A core service provided by CFCC is to promote promising best practices to improve the quality of service to children, families and others that come into contact with the juvenile court system and the California court system in general. Among the promising best practices that have been supported and promoted by the Judicial Council and CFCC are Tribal-State Joint Jurisdiction Courts. In 2015 the Superior Court of California for the County of El Dorado and the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians Tribal Court entered into an MOU to establish the first joint-jurisdiction Family Wellness Court in California. In 2017 the Judicial Council of California awarded a Court Innovation Grant to the Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt to establish a joint-jurisdiction Family Dependency Drug Court in collaboration with the Yurok Tribal Court. Both those courts have been operating successfully since their inception and other jurisdictions are interested in replicating these successful models

Objective.  This request seeks proposals to develop guides, sample memorandums of understanding, joint powers agreements, participant guides, program guidelines, policies and procedures, strategic planning roadmaps and other resources for the development of Tribal-State joint jurisdiction courts in California with a particular emphasis on California court specific requirements.

Questions regarding this RFP should be directed to and must be received no later than 3pm PST, April 24, 2020.  Proposals must be delivered via electronic mail to the same solicitations’ mailbox no later than 3pm PST, May 15, 2020.

Further details regarding the solicitation are set forth in the RFP and related documents are provided below.

Attachment-6-Form 204
Attachment-7-DVBE Declaration
Attachment-8-Bidder Declaration