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File #: 0571-2017    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/27/2017 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 3/27/2017 Final action: 3/29/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into contract with the Community Crime Patrol, Inc. to provide citizen patrollers to assist the Division of Police in the control and prevention of crime in The Ohio State University District, Weinland Park, Hilltop, Franklinton, Merion Village Area, Olde Towne East/Franklin Park, and the Northland/North Linden Area; to authorize the expenditure of $375,000.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($375,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Expenditure Template - Community Crime Patrol
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Safety to enter into an agreement with the Community Crime Patrol, Inc. to assist the Division of Police in identifying suspicious activities indicative of criminal behavior and reporting them to the Police Division. Neighborhoods patrolled include The Ohio State University District, Weinland Park, Hilltop, Franklinton, Merion Village Area, Olde Towne East/Franklin Park, and Northland/North Linden Area. The duration of this agreement will be March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018. The Community Crime Patrol is funded by the City of Columbus, The Ohio State University and the United Way of Central Ohio.

Emergency Designation: This legislation is presented as an emergency to ensure that the community crime patrol program continues without interruption.

FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance authorizes the Public Safety Director to enter into a contract with the Community Crime Patrol for a total of $375,000.00 for the patrol of selected neighborhoods in Columbus. The Community Crime Patrol was funded at $358,000.00 in 2011, $763,000.00 in 2012 and 2013, $700,000.00 in 2014 and $375,000.00 in 2015 and 2016 for patrol activities.


Title

To authorize the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into contract with the Community Crime Patrol, Inc. to provide citizen patrollers to assist the Division of Police in the control and prevention of crime in The Ohio State University District, Weinland Park, Hilltop, Franklinton, Merion Village Area, Olde Towne East/Franklin Park, and the Northland/North Linden Area; to authorize the expenditure of $375,000.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($375,000.00)

Body

WHEREAS, the Department of Public Safety's 2017 General Fund operating budget has funds to contract with the Community Crime Patrol Inc. for the Patrol of City of Columbus Neighborhoods; and

WHEREAS, monies budgeted will fund a contract with the Comm...

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