Meeting Date:           July 13, 2009


From:                          Chief William J. Chrisman


Subject:                      Request for Appropriation of Forfeiture Funds to the Haven of Lake County, Domestic Violence Shelters



Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends the appropriation of Forfeiture Funds of $1,500.00 to assist in sponsoring The Haven in its endeavor to provide and maintain domestic violence shelters for victims in our community.



The Haven empowers victims to achieve permanent independent living.  They use transitional housing, education, employment, and life-skills training to help people move from homelessness to independence. The goal of the agency is to achieve long-term stability and self-sufficiency for each person.



1.  To approve the appropriations of Forfeiture Funds in the amount of $1,500.00

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate



Fiscal Impact

Funding is available for this purpose and is an authorized use of Law Enforcement Trust Funds.


Submission Date and Time:    7/9/2009 5:20 PM____


Department: _Police_________________

Prepared by:  _S Vicchiollo____________                     

Attachments:         Yes____   No _X_____

Advertised:   ____Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No ____



Revised 6/10/04


Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________


Finance  Dept.                JB


Deputy C.M.

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________


Account No. _121-2111-521-4810____


Project No. ___________________


WF No. ______________________


Budget  ______________________






Honorable City Commission

City of Leesburg



Request For Appropriation of Forfeiture Proceeds



I, William J. Chrisman, Chief of Police, hereby request that funds be appropriated from the Law Enforcement Trust Fund as follows:


Description                                                                Amount                     

The Haven of Lake County                                    $1,500.00


                                                                   TOTAL:    $1,500.00


The anticipated recurring costs associated with this (these) item(s) are as follows:



Description                                                                Amount


0                                                                                  0                                                            




I hereby certify that this request is in compliance with Subsection 932.7055 of the Florida Statutes.





  William J. Chrisman

  Chief of Police

  Leesburg Police Department