AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           May 11, 2009

 

From:                          Leesburg Police Department

 

Subject:                      Edward Byrne Grant Application

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of the resolution authorizing the Police Department to apply for a federal grant of $111,887.00 to supplement overtime cost to combat increasing crime problems and accept the grant.

 

Analysis: 

This grant will pay for the necessary overtime expenses associated with our crime reduction efforts, which the city could not otherwise afford.

 

By agreeing, the city assumes no additional liability. 

 

Deadline for application is May 18, 2009.

 

Options:

1.      Approve  the resolution authorizing the application and acceptance of a federal grant of $111,887.00; 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 Year 2010.

 

 

Submission Date and Time:    5/6/2009 12:41 PM____

 

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 $111,887.00 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 $111,887.00 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 11th day of May 2009.

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

__________________________

City Clerk