Staff recommends approval of purchase of two narcotics detecting dogs for a total sum not to exceed $6,000.00.
The Commission approved the sale of K9 “Eddy” to the Eustis Police Department for a total of $6,000.00 November 24, 2008. K9 “Hutch” was retired for health reasons. The monies from the sale of K9 “Eddy” were earmarked for the purchase of new K9 dogs. The Leesburg Police Department is currently in need of two K9 dogs to replace “Eddy” and “Hutch”.
1. Approve the purchase of two narcotics detecting dogs.
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
Leesburg Police Department Forfeiture Funds of $6,000.00 will be used for the purchase.
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A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE LEESBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT TO PURCHASE TWO NARCOTICS DETECTING DOGS AT A TOTAL COST NOT TO EXCEED $6,000.00; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:
THAT the Chief of Police, William Chrisman is hereby authorized to purchase two narcotics detecting dogs to replace two K-9 dogs, Hutch and Eddy. The Commission approved the sale of Eddy to the Eustis Police Department November 24, 2008.
THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the _28th____ day of __September _______ 2009.