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File #: 44620    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/28/2016 In control: BOARD OF HEALTH FOR MADISON AND DANE COUNTY
On agenda: 11/1/2016 Final action: 11/1/2016
Enactment date: 11/2/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00802
Title: Authorizing the Mayor, City Clerk and Chief of Police to accept a $700,000 Smart Policing Initiative grant award for the Madison Police Department's Madison Addiction Recovery Initiative; and amend budgets accordingly.
Sponsors: Shiva Bidar, Paul R. Soglin, Paul E. Skidmore, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Amanda Hall, Matthew J. Phair, Marsha A. Rummel
Fiscal Note
The U.S. Department of Justice Smart Policing Grant will fund $700,000 for the Madison Addiction Recovery Initiative program. The Madison Police Department (MPD) will administer the grant and enter into a sole-source three-year contract ($251,869) with the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents, on behalf of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health for research, guidance, and coordination services. The funding will support other contracts for case management, counseling, and peer support; supplies; and travel to meetings. There is no City match requirement for this grant. Staff time spent on the grant by MPD will be in conjunction with their normal duties and no appropriation is required.

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Authorizing the Mayor, City Clerk and Chief of Police to accept a $700,000 Smart Policing Initiative grant award for the Madison Police Department's Madison Addiction Recovery Initiative; and amend budgets accordingly.

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Dane County has noted a steady increase in opioid-related death rates since 2000 and beginning in 2008, opioid-related death rates surpassed those from motor vehicle crashes.

Opioid-related overdoses and emergency department (ED) visits for the period 2010-2014 have almost doubled in Dane County, as compared to 2002-2006. In 2014, 84% of the hospital visits due to opioid poisoning were attributable to prescription opioids and 16% to heroin, with heroin-related hospital visits rising five-fold for the period 2010-2014 compared to that of 2002-2006.

In 2014-2015, EMS units in Dane County reported 630 rescues requiring naloxone administration. In addition, there were 296 overdoses reported by the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin that did not involve an EMS.

The Madison Fire Department experienced a dramatic increase in naloxone administration in the first quarter of 2016 (111 cases), which doubled the cases in 2015 (49 cases), tripled the cases in 2014 (36 cases) and quadrupled those in 2013 ...

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