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RESOLUTION ACCEPTING UP TO $100,000 UNDER THE MINNESOTA CITY GRANTS PROGRAM OF THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY AS REIMBURSEMENT FOR OVERTIME EXPENSES INCURRED BY THE DULUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT AND FOR PROGRAMMING EXPENSES INCURRED DURING THE TERM OF THE GRANT FROM JULY 1, 2000, TO JUNE 30, 2001.

BY COUNCILOR STENBERG:

RESOLVED, that the city is hereby authorized to accept grant monies from the Minnesota department of economic security for expenditures related to the juvenile alcohol curfew offender program.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to execute such agreements as necessary to implement the project on behalf of the police and job training departments. All reimbursements to be deposited in Fund 268, Agency 031, Org. 6244, Activity SCXX.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The juvenile alcohol curfew offender program supports an inter-agency collaborative effort to reduce alcohol and curfew offenses by underage youth and provide education, referral and intervention opportunities for youthful offenders.

JACOP has been supported by grant funds from the Minnesota department of economic security, Minnesota city grants program, since 1994. Since 1994, JACOP's two primary focuses have been: identification and apprehension of curfew and alcohol offenders; education and intervention services to offenders and their families. In the current grant year, the department will continue to support expanded grant objectives to include supporting a pre-trial diversion program for offenders.

The 2000-2001 grant includes funding for police department overtime ($49,340), chemical health education ($8,800), pre-trial diversion ($15,000), personnel costs related to operating a juvenile assessment center ($25,000) and program supplies ($1,860).