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File #: 44847    Version: 1 Name: Dane County Narcotics Task Force Agreement
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/19/2016 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 1/3/2017 Final action: 1/3/2017
Enactment date: 1/6/2017 Enactment #: RES-17-00040
Title: Authorizing the Mayor, City Clerk and Chief of Police to sign a contract with Dane County and the University of Wisconsin, extending for ten (10) years the agreement which authorizes the Dane County Narcotics Task Force.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, Paul E. Skidmore
Attachments: 1. Dane County Task Force Memorandum of Understanding
Fiscal Note
The City serves as the fiscal agent for the Dane County Narcotics Task Force. Revenues and expenditures of the Task Force are accounted for in a segregated fund and are not subject to the Expenditure Restraint Program. The City's participation in the Task Force is anticipated in the 2017 Executive Operating Budget as amended by the Board of Estimates ($764,340 in salaries and $291,740 in fringe benefits).

Title
Authorizing the Mayor, City Clerk and Chief of Police to sign a contract with Dane County and the University of Wisconsin, extending for ten (10) years the agreement which authorizes the Dane County Narcotics Task Force.

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PREAMBLE

In 1995, the Common Council, by Resolution number 52,156, authorized the City of Madison to function as fiscal agent for the Dane County Narcotics Task Force. The Council also authorized the City to accept federal funding on behalf of the Task Force. In 2002, the Common Council adopted Resolution number 59,078, and in 2006, Resolution number RES-06-01004, extending the agreement authorizing the Dane County Narcotics Task Force.

The Task Force is a multi-jurisdictional law enforcement unit. Its purpose is to combat the illegal distribution, sale, and use of controlled substances within Dane County and the violence and human costs associated with those sales. It was created by an intergovernmental agreement between the City, Dane County, and the University of Wisconsin, according to the provisions of Sec. 66.0301, Wis. Stats. The basic provisions of the agreement are as follows:

1. The Task Force is managed by a steering committee comprised of Madison's Chief of Police, the Dane County Sheriff, and the Chief of the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

2. Each unit of government furnishes staff members who are assigned by and responsible to their respective superiors. Each unit of government is responsible for discipline, compensation and benefits, worker's compensation and disability cove...

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