BY COUNCILOR NESS:
RESOLVED, that the city of Duluth is hereby authorized to execute the grant agreement filed as Public Document No. ______________ for the state fiscal year 2007 with the Minnesota department of public safety, office of justice programs, crime victim services, for a $1,500 grant for a program entitled “Emergency Fund for Crime Victims.”
RESOLVED FURTHER, that funds received by the city under such grant agreement shall be deposited in Fund 210, Agency 030, Organization 3126, Revenue Source 4220.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution approves a grant agreement with the Minnesota department of public safety, office of justice programs, crime victim services, under which the city will receive $1,500 during the state 2007 fiscal year to provide emergency funds to crime victims. Originally, the funding for this program was eliminated by the state for fiscal year 2007. A portion of the funding has now been restored and is being distributed. The city has been a recipient of this grant for the past several years, receiving $3,000 last year.