AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           August 25, 2008

 

From:                          Chief William Chrisman

 

Subject:                      Resolution accepting grant funds from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) to defray the cost of ballistic vests

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends the accepting grant funds of $6,930.00 to defray the total cost of $13,860.00 for ballistic vests.

 

Analysis:

The grant will continue to help fund the purchase of new and replacement ballistic vests for police officers as it has in years past.

 

Options:

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

 

 

Fiscal Impact

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.

 

 

Submission Date and Time:    8/21/2008 5:08 PM____

 

Department: Leesburg Police Department_

Prepared by:  _Sonja 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. _001-2111-521-5215___

 

Project No. ___________________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget  ____   $264,142__________

 

Available ____$   58,266__________


 

 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

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.

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

__________________________

City Clerk