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.
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.
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.
There is no matching requirment. If awarded, there will be a positive effect on General Fund Revenues for Fiscal Year 2010.
Department: Leesburg Police Dept.
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 $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.