Meeting Date:           June 25, 2007


From:                          Chief William J. Chrisman


Subject:                      Request Appropriation of $2000 of Forfeiture Funds to Assist The Haven



Staff Recommendation:

Staff respectfully recommends the appropriation of $2,000 of Forfeiture Funds to assist The Haven,

a safe shelter for battered and abused women and their families.




This authorized use of mandated Forfeiture Funds will enable women and their families to be able to obtain help from The Haven with food, shelter and clothing until they are able to go out on their own.  The Haven also provides the assistance of a Victim’s Advocate to aid with legal issues.




1.  To approve the appropriation of Forfeiture Funds in the amount of $2000.

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate



Fiscal Impact

Funding is available for this purpose and is an authorized use of Law Enforcement Trust Fund.




Submission Date and Time:    6/20/2007 4:19 PM6/20/2007 10:06 AM____


Department: __Police______________

Prepared by:  __V. Quattlebaum______                     

Attachments:         Yes____   No __x___

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. __001-2111-521-5184__


Project No. ___________________


WF No. ______________________


Budget  ______$77,000__________


Available _____$67,000__________