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