AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

Meeting Date:           June 27, 2011

 

From:                          William Chrisman, Police Chief

 

Subject:                      Resolution authorizing the Police Department to apply for and accept a U.S. Department of Justice Byrne grant to supplement costs associated with the purchase of department equipment.

 

 

Staff Recommendation:  

Staff recommends approval of the resolution authorizing the Police Department to apply for and accept, if awarded, a federal grant of $20,829.00 from the 2011 JAG Grant to supplement purchase costs associated with the following department equipment:

 

Item                                                                             Quantity          Unit Cost         Total Cost

IDENTICARD  – PremiSys Access Control System       1                                         8,957.00

 

Taser – model X2                                                            10                                        11,872.00

                                                                                                            TOTAL           20,829.00

Analysis:

This grant will pay the cost for department equipment for law enforcement purposes. These funds will be used for the purchase of security and tactical equipment, currently needed. By agreeing, the city assumes no additional liability or additional costs.

 

Deadline for application is July 21, 2011.

 

Options:

1.  Approve the resolution authorizing the application and acceptance of a federal grant of

    $20,829.00; or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact

If awarded, a budget adjustment will be necessary to add this into the current budget.  There is no local match required for this grant.

 

Submission Date and Time:    6/22/2011 5:58 PM____

Department: ____Police______________

Prepared by:  ___Lisa Carter___________                     

Attachments:         Yes____   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No ____

                                                

_________________________________           

Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance  Dept. ______jb__________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ________DD ________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________

 

Account No. 001-0000-331-21-00___

 

Project No. __JA0007____________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget  ______________________

 

Available _____________________


 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE POLICE DEPARTMENT TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION AND, IF AWARDED, ACCEPT THE EDWARD BYRNE GRANT FROM THE US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR $20,829.00 TO SUPPLEMENT COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PURCHASE OF DEPARTMENT EQUIPMENT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:

 

            THAT the Leesburg Police Department is hereby authorized to submit an application, and if awarded, accept an Edward Byrne Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice in the amount of $20,829.00 to supplement costs associated with the purchase of certain department equipment.

 

             THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately upon adoption.

 

PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the _27__ day of __June___ 2011.

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

__________________________

City Clerk