AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           January 8, 2007

 

From:                          William J. Chrisman, Chief of Police  

 

Subject:                      Resolution authorizing the Police Department to apply  for a Federal Grant from the Department of Justice

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval to authorize the Police Department to apply for and accept, if awarded, a Federal Grant with the Department of Justice to secure funding for a Victim’s Rights Advocate.

 

Analysis:

 

This grant will aid the victims of violent crimes and person crimes with resolution during recovery.  Currently Lake County Sheriff’s Office and the State Attorney’s Office are the only agencies that have a Victim’s Rights Advocate.

 

 

Options:

 

1.  Approve application for and acceptance of a Federal Grant, if awarded, from the Department of Justice Victim’s Rights Advocate grant; or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact

 

There is no fiscal impact to the FY 2006/2007 budget.

 

Submission Date and Time:    1/5/2007 2:39 PM1/3/2007 3:15 PM____

 

Department: ______________________

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Advertised:   ____Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No ____

                                                

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Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance  Dept. __________________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

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City Manager _______RS____________

 

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Available _____________________


 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE LEESBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT TO APPLY FOR AND ACCEPT, IF AWARDED, A FEDERAL GRANT WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO SECURE FUNDING FOR A VICTIM'S RIGHT ADVOCATE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

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

 

            THAT the City Commission  hereby authorizes the Police Department to apply for and accept, if awarded, a Federal Grant with the Department of Justice to secure funding for a Victim’s Right Advocate.

 

             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 ___8th__ day of __January_______ 2007

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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City Clerk