AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           June 22, 2009

 

From:                          William Chrisman, Police Chief

 

Subject:                      Edward Byrne Grant

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of the resolution of the City of Leesburg Florida authorizing the Leesburg Police Department to apply for the Edward Byrne grant for $27,191.00 to aid in the purchase of a motorized rollup door for the evidence vault and to supplement overtime cost to combat increasing crime problems.

 

Analysis: 

This grant will provide funding for a motorized rollup door for the evidence vault at a cost of $6,000.00. In addition, $21,191.00 will be used to supplement 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 July 9, 2009.

 

Options:

1.      Approve  the resolution authorizing the application and acceptance of a federal grant of $27,191.00; 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:    6/17/2009 5:29 PM____

 

Department: Leesburg Police Department

Prepared by:  Sonja Vicchiollo                    

Attachments:         Yes____   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. _001-0000-331-21-00

 

Project No. ___JA0005_________

 

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 $27,191.00 TO AID IN THE PURCHASE OF A MOTORIZED ROLLUP DOOR FOR THE EVIDENCE VAULT, TO SUPPLEMENT OVERTIME COST TO COMBAT INCREASING CRIME PROBLEMS, AND TO  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 $27,191.00, accept the grant if awarded and providing an effective date.

 

             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 22ND day of June 2009.

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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City Clerk