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.
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.
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.
There is no matching requirment. There will be no impact on the fiscal budget.
Department: Police Department
Prepared by: Sonja Vicchiollo
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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