BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON:
RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to execute an amendment to state of Minnesota Grant Agreement 2006-CC-00396/9300-2178, a copy of which is on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. ______________, said amendment extending the expiration date to June 30, 2008.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes city officials to execute an amendment to an existing grant contract extending the expiration date to June 30, 2008, from the original expiration date of December 31, 2007. The original agreement provided grant funds from the state of Minnesota, office of justice programs, in the amount of $200,000. The funds are used to support a police and probation officer partnership monitoring high risk probationers, a youth intervention and diversion project to reduce recidivism, a neighborhood involvement project to develop neighborhood priorities and goals, and an overtime project that provides police officers to specifically address special problem issues.