City of Madison, Wisconsin | Legislative Information Center
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 57126    Version: 1 Name: 2019 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) - $86,633
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/19/2019 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 9/3/2019 Final action: 9/17/2019
Enactment date: 9/23/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00667
Title: Amending the Police Department’s 2019 Operating Budget; an authorizing the Chief of Police to apply for and the Mayor to accept the FY2019 USDOJ Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant award in the amount of $86,633 and to utilize these funds to support several law enforcement initiatives.
Sponsors: Paul E. Skidmore
Attachments: 1. 2019 JAG MOU City-County.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution and authorizes the Chief of Police to apply for and the Mayor to accept a FY2019 USDOJ Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant. Should the grant be awarded, the resolution also amends the Police Department’s 2019 Operating Budget in the amount of $86,633 to utilize these funds to support several law enforcement initiatives. The terms of the grant require that Dane County and the City of Madison submit a joint application under one agency. Dane County will receive $21,255. There is no matching requirement or impact on the levy.
Title
Amending the Police Department’s 2019 Operating Budget; an authorizing the Chief of Police to apply for and the Mayor to accept the FY2019 USDOJ Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant award in the amount of $86,633 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, Bureau of Justice Assistance has designated the City of Madison to receive a FY2019 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) award; and,

WHEREAS, the JAG program supports law enforcement, prosecution, indigent defense, courts, crime prevention and education, corrections and community corrections, drug treatment and enforcement, planning, evaluation, technology improvement, and crime victim and witness initiatives and mental health programs and related law enforcement and corrections programs, including behavioral programs and crisis intervention teams; 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, Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway and County Executive Joseph Parisi signed a required Memorandum of Understanding regarding a proposed plan for the allocation and administration of any funds awarded; and,

WHEREAS, a public hearing was held on August 15, 2019; and,

WHEREAS, previous awards have been utilized in the...

Click here for full text