04-0167R

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING UP TO $35,716 UNDER THE BUREAU OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM FOR EXPENDITURES RELATED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY FOR THE PERIOD DECEMBER 30, 2003, TO DECEMBER 29, 2005.

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are authorized to accept a grant of up to $35,716 from the U.S. department of justice under its local law enforcement block grant program for the period of December 30, 2003, through December 29, 2005.

RESOLVED FURTHER, that grant monies received pursuant to this grant shall be deposited in Police Grant Program Fund 0215, Agency 200, Organization 2471, Revenue Source 4210.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution accepts grant money from the U.S. department of justice to implement the local law enforcement block grant program. The grant requires a $3,968 match. The grant program provides funds to underwrite projects to reduce crime and improve public safety. This is the eighth consecutive year that the city has participated in this grant. The grant funds will be allocated to information system improvements, technology and law enforcement equipment.