Staff recommends approval of the resolution authorizing the Police Department to accept an award of $16,621.00 from the 2011 Byrne Grant. Lake County received a grant in the sum of $142,377.00 and this is the City’s share. The monies will be used for the purchase new tactical equipment:
Item Quantity Unit Cost Total Cost
Taser (model X2) 14 1187.22 16,621.00
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.
Submission Date and Time: 7/7/2011 11:30 AM____Department: ___Police______________
Prepared by: _____Lisa Carter_______
Attachments: Yes____ No ______
Advertised: ____Not Required ______
Attorney Review : Yes___ No ____
Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________
Finance Dept. __________________
Deputy C.M. ___________________
City Manager ___________________
Account No. 001-0000-331-21-00__
Project No. ____JA0008_________
WF No. ______________________
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE POLICE DEPARTMENT TO ACCEPT A US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE BYRNE GRANT FOR $16,621.00 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 accept an Edward Byrne Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice in the amount of $16,621.00 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 _11__ day of __July___ 2011.