04-0007R

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING UP TO $432,296 UNDER THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS, OFFICE ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, GRANT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE PERSONNEL, EQUIPMENT AND TRAINING FOR THE PERIOD SEPTEMBER 1, 2003, THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2005.

BY PRESIDENT STAUBER:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are authorized to execute the grant agreement to accept monies from the U.S. department of justice, office of justice programs, office on violence against women, grant program to provide personnel, equipment and training for the period September 1, 2003, through August 31, 2005.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that all revenue from such grant are to be deposited into Police Grant Fund 0215, Agency 200, Organization 2470.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution accepts grant money from the U.S. department of justice to implement the program to encourage arrest policies and enforcement of protection orders. The program enhances victim safety and offender accountability in cases of domestic violence and dating violence through a coordinated community response and intervention. The Duluth police department, the domestic abuse intervention program, and safe haven battered women's shelter are the project partners.