Meeting Date:           June 23, 2008


From:                          Chief William J. Chrisman


Subject:                      Request for Appropriation of Forfeiture Funds to Support the City of Leesburg Recreation Department’s “Travel Basketball” Program



Staff Recommendation:

Staff respectfully recommends the appropriation of $2,500.00 to Support the City of Leesburg Recreation Department’s “Travel Basketball” Program.



The City of Leesburg Recreation and Parks Department offers a Traveling Basketball program to youth boys and girls, that wish to play competitive AAU, YBOA and USSSA travel basketball.



1.  To approve the appropriations of Forfeiture Funds of $2,500.00

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 Funds.


Submission Date and Time:    6/20/2008 4:48 PM____


Department: _Police_________________

Prepared by:  _S Vicchiollo____________                     

Attachments:         Yes____   No _X_____

Advertised:   ____Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No ____



Revised 6/10/04


Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________


Finance  Dept. _____JB___________                                     


Deputy C.M. _______EFS_________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________


Account No. 121-2111-521-4810____


Project No. ___________________


WF No. ______________________


Budget  ______________________


Available ____$138,947.43________





Honorable City Commission

City of Leesburg



Request for Appropriation of Forfeiture Proceeds



I, William J. Chrisman., Chief of Police, hereby request that funds be appropriated from the Law Enforcement Trust Fund as follows:


Description                                                                Amount                     

The City of Leesburg Recreation and                  $2,500.00

Parks  Department –

 “Travel Basketball Program”


                                                                   TOTAL: $2,500.00


The anticipated recurring costs associated with this (these) item(s) are as follows:



Description                                                                Amount


0                                                                                  0                                                            




I hereby certify that this request is in compliance with Subsection 932.7055 of the Florida Statutes.





  William J. Chrisman

  Chief of Police

  Leesburg Police Department