DISCLAIMER

05-0577R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO APPLY FOR A GRANT FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, DEPARTMENT OF TRAFFIC SAFETY, IN THE AMOUNT OF $12,852 TO PROVIDE FOR OVERTIME COSTS FOR EXTRA POLICE PATROLS TO ENFORCE TRAFFIC LAWS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO EXECUTE THE GRANT AGREEMENT.

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE:

     BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to apply for and accept a grant from the state of Minnesota, department of public safety, in the amount of $12,852, and to execute any documents required to be executed to accept such grant; such funds to be deposited in Fund 100-200-1620-4220-01.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The state of Minnesota, through the Minnesota department of public safety, office of traffic safety, administers the Safe & Sober grant program which is dedicated to reducing deaths and injuries caused by traffic accidents by increasing seat belt and child seat use and decreasing impaired driving. This resolution is for approval to accept grant funding in the amount of $12,852 to pay for extra police patrol to enforce seat belt and child seat use and decrease the incidents of impaired driving. There are no matching funds required for this grant.