00-0790R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A $29,375 GRANT FROM THE OFFICE OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, OFFICE OF COMMUNITY ORIENTED POLICING SERVICES, UNDER THE C.O.P.S. M.O.R.E. 2000 PROGRAM FOR SALARY AND BENEFITS FOR A COMMUNITY LIAISON POSITION.

BY COUNCILOR STENBERG:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are hereby authorized to accept a grant from the U.S. department of justice, C.O.P.S. M.O.R.E. 2000 program, in the amount of $29,375 for the grant year January 1, 2001, to December 31, 2001, for salaries and benefits related to the hiring of a community liaison officer; all grant funds will be deposited in Fund 100, Agency 200, Org. 1620, Revenue Source 4210.

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 department.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:   This resolution accepts grant reimbursement from the U.S. department of justice, community oriented policing services, to support a community liaison position within the police department.  The grant requires a local match of $9,800.  The grant is for a one-year period; two one-year extensions of the grant may also be available.