AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           April 27, 2009

 

From:                          William Chrisman, Police Chief

 

Subject:                      Resolution authorizing an Edward Byrne Grant Application

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of the resolution authorizing the Police Department to apply for and accept, if awarded, a federal grant of $804,702.00 to supplement costs associated with emergency services dispatch.

 

Analysis: 

This grant will pay approximately ½ the cost for salaries and benefits for the dispatch center over a 24 month period.  During the 24 month period covered by the grant, staffing must remain constant.  No residual staffing requirement exists beyond the 24 month period.

 

By agreeing, the city assumes no additional liability. 

 

Deadline for application is April 27, 2009

 

Options:

1.      Approve  the resolution authorizing the application and acceptance of a federal grant of $804,702.00; or

2.      Such other action the Commission deems appropriate.

 

Fiscal Impact:

There is no matching requirment. If awarded, there will be a positive effect on General Fund revenues for Fiscal Years 2010 and 2011.

 

Submission Date and Time:    4/23/2009 9:01 AM____

Department: Leesburg Police Dept.

Prepared by:  Sonja Vicchiollo                     

Attachments:         Yes X   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No ____

                                                

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Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance  Dept. __________JB______                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

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 $804,702.00  TO SUPPLEMENT COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH EMERGENCY SERVICES DISPATCH, 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 $804,702.00 to supplement costs associated with emergency services dispatch, 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 27th th day of April 2009.

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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City Clerk