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
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.
1. Approve the resolution authorizing the application and acceptance of a federal grant of
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
If awarded, a budget adjustment will be necessary to add this into the current budget. There is no local match required for this grant.
Prepared by: ___Lisa Carter___________
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Deputy C.M. ________DD ________
City Manager ___________________
Account No. 001-0000-331-21-00___
Project No. __JA0007____________
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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.