AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           July 11, 2011

 

From:                          William J. Chrisman, Police Chief

 

Subject:                      Resolution authorizing the Police Department to accept a U.S. Department of Justice Byrne Grant.

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

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

                                                                                                                          Total     $16,621.00

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

    $16,621.00; 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:    7/7/2011 11:30 AM____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. __________________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________

 

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

 

Project No. ____JA0008_________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget  ______________________

 

Available _____________________


 

RESOLUTION 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.

 

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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City Clerk