AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           November 24, 2008

 

From:                          William Chrisman, Chief, Leesburg Police Department         

 

Subject:                      Resolution authorizing the Edward Byrne Grant Application (JAG)

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of the resolution authorizing the Police Department to apply for a federal grant of $4,280.00 to supplement overtime cost to combat increasing crime problems and accept the grant.

 

Analysis: 

The current local and national financial crisis has negatively impacted local budgets causing shortfalls in overtime funds. The Edward Byrne Grant will aid in supplementing the overtime cost necessary to fight the continuous rise of crime.  

 

By agreeing, the city assumes no additional liability. 

 

Options:

1.      Approve  the resolution authorizing the application and acceptance of a federal grant of $4,280.00; or

2.      Such other action the Commission deems appropriate.

 

Fiscal Impact:

There is no matching requirment. There will be no impact on the fiscal budget.

 

Submission Date and Time:    11/20/2008 11:12 AM____

 

Department: 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. _001-0000-331-2100___

 

Project No. ___________________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget  ______________________

 

Available _____________________


 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE LEESBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT TO APPLY FOR THE EDWARD BYRNE GRANT FOR $4,280.00 TO SUPPLEMENT OVERTIME COST TO COMBAT INCREASING CRIME PROBLEMS, AND ACCEPT THE GRANT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

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

 

            THAT the Leesburg Police Department is hereby authorized to apply for the Edward Byrne grant for $4,280.00 to supplement overtime cost to combat increasing crime problems, and accept the grant.

 

             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 _24th _ day of __November___, 2008

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

__________________________

City Clerk