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File #: 27410    Version: 1 Name: 2012 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) - $109,537
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/15/2012 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 9/18/2012 Final action: 9/18/2012
Enactment date: 9/20/2012 Enactment #: RES-12-00717
Title: Authorizing the Mayor, City Clerk and Chief of Police to accept the FY 2012 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant award in the amount of $109,537 and to utilize these funds to support several law enforcement initiatives.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin
Fiscal Note
This grant will be accounted for in an interest-bearing special revenue fund (SG 41). There is no effect on the levy.

Title
Authorizing the Mayor, City Clerk and Chief of Police to accept the FY 2012 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant award in the amount of $109,537 and to utilize these funds to support several law enforcement initiatives.

Body
WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Justice through the Office of Justice Programs, has designated the City of Madison to receive a Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) award; and,

WHEREAS, the terms of the grant require that Dane County and the City of Madison submit a joint application under one agency; and,

WHEREAS, in April 2012, Mayor Paul Soglin and County Executive Joseph Parisi signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding a proposed plan for the allocation and administration of any funds awarded; and,

WHEREAS, a copy of this Memorandum of Agreement was circulated to all City of Madison alderpersons in June and no comments were received; and,

WHEREAS, a public hearing was held on May 2, 2012; and,

WHEREAS, previous awards have been utilized in the past to support the efforts of the Dane County Gang and Narcotics Task Force, the Dane County District Attorney's Office, the Dane County Drug Court, the Dane County District Attorney Crime Response Program, the Madison Police Department and the Dane County Sheriff’s Office, and other local police departments.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor, City Clerk, and Chief of Police are authorized to accept the $109,537 from the Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance; and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Police Department is authorized to spend the grant funds in accordance with the grant application, with modifications upon appropriate approvals from the Office of Justice Programs, as follows:

1) The Dane County Sheriff’s Office will receive $7,207 for video analysis equipment and software used in criminal investigations ...

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