Staff recommends the accepting grant funds of $6,930.00 to defray the total cost of $13,860.00 for ballistic vests.
The grant will continue to help fund the purchase of new and replacement ballistic vests for police officers as it has in years past.
1. Accept the grant award to defray the cost of future ballistic vest purchases; or
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
Each vest costs approximately $495.00. The grant will defray the cost of 28 vests totaling $13,860.00. The grant funding will provide $6,930.00, half of the total cost. The remaining balance, $6,930.00 will come from the general fund and has been included in the draft 2008-09 budget.
Department: Leesburg Police Department_
Prepared by: _Sonja vicchiollo__________
Attachments: Yes____ No ___X___
Advertised: ____Not Required ______
Attorney Review : Yes___ No ____
Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________
Finance Dept. __________JB______
Deputy C.M. ________EFS________
City Manager ___________________
Account No. _001-2111-521-5215___
Project No. ___________________
WF No. ______________________
Budget ____ $264,142__________
Available ____$ 58,266__________
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE LEESBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT TO ACCEPT THE GRANT AWARD OF $6,930.00 FROM FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT TO DEFRAY THE TOTAL COST OF $13,860.00 FOR BALLISTIC VESTS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:
THAT the Police Department is hereby authorized to accept the grant if $6,930.00 to defray the cost of ballistic vests from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement
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 _25th____ day of _August 2008.