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File #: 46924    Version: 1 Name: Mobile Resource Trailer
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/18/2017 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 5/16/2017 Final action: 5/16/2017
Enactment date: 5/18/2017 Enactment #: RES-17-00434
Title: Authorizing the Finance and Police Departments to amend the 2015 USDOJ BCJI Raymond Road Corridor Neighborhood Public Safety Planning Project grant budget and to allow the purchase of a mobile resource trailer and supplies for community outreach and social cohesion in the southwest neighborhoods; and to amend budgets accordingly
Sponsors: Matthew J. Phair
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the transfer of grant funds between major expenditure account codes. There is no change in the total grant budget and there is no impact on the levy.

Title
Authorizing the Finance and Police Departments to amend the 2015 USDOJ BCJI Raymond Road Corridor Neighborhood Public Safety Planning Project grant budget and to allow the purchase of a mobile resource trailer and supplies for community outreach and social cohesion in the southwest neighborhoods; and to amend budgets accordingly

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WHEREAS, the Common Council approved the acceptance of a U.S. Department of Justice Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (BCJI) Program grant award of $155,522 for the Raymond Road Corridor Neighborhood Public Safety Planning Project on November 5, 2015 (RES-15-00842, File ID 40368); and

WHEREAS, the Madison Police Department and its community partners are using the grant funds to: identify, verify, and prioritize crime hot spots within an identified neighborhood; work with cross-sector partners/management team to develop a strategy, drawing on a continuum of approaches to address crime drivers; pursue community partnerships and leadership, building support to ensure the community and residents are active in the process; collaborate regularly with a research partner and the community to conduct analysis of crime drivers and an assessment of needs and available resources; and support planning and proactive outreach to garner new and/or leverage resources or funding, necessary to implement strategies identified in the strategic plan; and

WHEREAS, the cross-sector partnership of neighborhood groups, resident and community organizations has identified action projects, one of which is a mobile resource trailer, a towable kiosk with doors, shelving, audio-visual and other supplies that will allow community partners to bring resources to neighborhood events, in the form of food and educational, medical, landlord-tenant and employment s...

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