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File #: 0171-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/9/2020 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 1/27/2020 Final action: 1/30/2020
Title: To authorize an appropriation of $191,255.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Law Enforcement Contraband Seizure Fund to the Division of Police to fund travel and training needs, software maintenance, computer services, refund monies for court ordered claims against the Division of Police, and other police supplies; and to declare an emergency. ($191,255.00)
Attachments: 1. Seizure appropriation string
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This ordinance authorizes an appropriation of $191,255.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Federal and State Law Enforcement Contraband Seizure Funds for the Division of Police. Funds were received from seized and forfeited property and are used solely for law enforcement purposes as specified in Ordinance 1850-85. These funds are needed to cover the cost of some of the Division of Police travel and training needs, software maintenance, computer services, refund court ordered claims, and to fund other supplies.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: Emergency legislation is requested in order to appropriate the funds needed for travel and training that may occur, software maintenance, computer services, and to refund court ordered claims.

FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance authorizes an appropriation of $191,255.00 in the Federal and State Law Enforcement Contraband/Seizure Funds for the Division of Police.

Title

To authorize an appropriation of $191,255.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Law Enforcement Contraband Seizure Fund to the Division of Police to fund travel and training needs, software maintenance, computer services, refund monies for court ordered claims against the Division of Police, and other police supplies; and to declare an emergency. ($191,255.00)

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WHEREAS, monies were received from seized and forfeited property; and,

WHEREAS, funds received from these forfeitures must be solely used for law enforcement purposes as specified in Ordinance #1850-85; and,

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Public Safety Department, Division of Police, in that it is immediately necessary to appropriate funds in the Law Enforcement Contraband Seizure Fund in order to fund travel and training needs, software maintenance, computer services, and to refund monies for court ordered claims against the Division of Police, thereby preserving the public health, peace, property, safety, and welfare; now, therefore:...

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