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File #: 2182-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/18/2018 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 7/30/2018 Final action: 8/2/2018
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Safety to enter into an agreement with the Office of Criminal Justice Services, State of Ohio, to participate in the Construction Zone OT FFY 2018 project; to authorize an appropriation of $25,139.52 from the unappropriated balance of the General Government Grant Fund to the Division of Police to cover the costs of the Construction Zone OT FFY 2018 project; and to declare an emergency. ($25,139.52)
Attachments: 1. FY18 Construction Zone Grant Award Letter, 2. FY18 Construction Zone Grant funding string
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation is a request to enter into an agreement with the Office of Criminal Justice Services (OCJS), Ohio Department of Public Safety for a Construction Zone Overtime reimbursement project and to appropriate the funds needed to cover the costs of this program. The Federal funds provided for this project are to focus on speed enforcement in the construction zones on I-71 and I-33 within the inner belt freeway system. This program will monitor lanes of travel through specified construction zone areas through the use of sworn police officer overtime. The authorized activity period for this project is July 13, 2018 through September 30, 2018.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: Emergency legislation is necessary for funds to be available for the project activities at the earliest possible time because the authorized activity period started July 13, 2018.

FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance authorizes an appropriation of $25,139.52 in the General Government Grant Fund for an agreement with the State of Ohio for the Construction Zone OT FFY 2018 project on the roadways in the City of Columbus. All funds appropriated are reimbursable from the State of Ohio.

Title

To authorize the Director of Public Safety to enter into an agreement with the Office of Criminal Justice Services, State of Ohio, to participate in the Construction Zone OT FFY 2018 project; to authorize an appropriation of $25,139.52 from the unappropriated balance of the General Government Grant Fund to the Division of Police to cover the costs of the Construction Zone OT FFY 2018 project; and to declare an emergency. ($25,139.52)

Body

WHEREAS, the Office of Criminal Justice Services (OCJS) will provide project funds of $25,139.52 for the Construction Zone OT FFY 2018 project to the City of Columbus, Division of Police; and

WHEREAS, an appropriation is needed to cover the costs of the Construction Zone OT FFY 2018 project to the City of Columbus Division of Police; ...

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