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File #: 44517    Version: Name: SUBSTITUTE - Authorizing the City to accept a $750,000 grant from the US Department of Justice/Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to address the issues of youth violence on Madison’s North Side; authorizing the signature of the U.S. Dep
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/20/2016 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 10/18/2016 Final action: 10/18/2016
Enactment date: 10/20/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00776
Title: SUBSTITUTE - Authorizing the City to accept a $750,000 grant from the US Department of Justice/Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to address the issues of youth violence on Madison’s North Side; authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract with the Department of Justice to receive funds and implement the project; authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a sole source contract with the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families to coordinate the community planning process; and, amending the Operating Budget of the Community Development Division as appropriate to receive and expend $750,000 in funds to manage and implement the project authorizing the signature of the U.S. Department of Justice's online award letter; and appointing a General Point of Contact .
Sponsors: Rebecca Kemble, Larry Palm, Paul R. Soglin
Attachments: 1. 44517 v 1.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution accepts a $750,000 grant from the US Department of Justice/Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to conduct a 2-year youth violence prevention project on Madison’s North Side; authorizes the City Grant Writer to sign the US Department of Justice’s online award letter; and, assigns a Grant Point of Contact. A separate resolution will amend the operating budget of the Community Development Division and authorize contracting with a service provider to carry out the project.
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SUBSTITUTE - Authorizing the City to accept a $750,000 grant from the US Department of Justice/Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to address the issues of youth violence on Madison’s North Side; authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract with the Department of Justice to receive funds and implement the project; authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a sole source contract with the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families to coordinate the community planning process; and, amending the Operating Budget of the Community Development Division as appropriate to receive and expend $750,000 in funds to manage and implement the project authorizing the signature of the U.S. Department of Justice's online award letter; and appointing a General Point of Contact .

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WHEREAS Madison is growing, and as it grows, facing new challenges. Among the greatest of these is the nexus between poverty, racial inequality, and youth violence; and,

WHEREAS the Madison community is working on many fronts to address inequities between Madison’s low-income communities of color and middle class residents; and,

WHEREAS to help low-income youth and families succeed, we must confront the causes and impacts of youth violence and victimization; and,

WHEREAS the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention has awarded a grant of $750,000 to the City from its program entitled “Safe and Thriving Communit...

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