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File #: 0431-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/7/2020 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 2/24/2020 Final action: 2/27/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into contract with Community Crime Patrol, Inc. to provide citizen patrollers to assist the Division of Police in the control and prevention of crime in residential neighborhoods of the Hilltop area, Franklinton, Merion Village Area, Olde Towne East/Franklin Park, Northland/North Linden Area, and many city parks; to authorize the expenditure of $375,000.00 from the general fund; and to declare an emergency. ($375,000.00)
Sponsors: Mitchell Brown
Attachments: 1. Expenditure Template - Community Crime Patrol
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Safety to enter into an agreement with Community Crime Patrol, Inc. to assist the Division of Police in identifying suspicious activities indicative of criminal behavior and reporting them. Community Crime Patrol, Inc. provides teams of patrollers who monitor the residential neighborhoods of the Hilltop area, Franklinton, Merion Village Area, Olde Towne East/Franklin Park, Northland/North Linden Area and many city parks. The duration of this agreement will be March 1, 2020 through February 28, 2021. Community Crime Patrol is funded by the City of Columbus, The Ohio State University, and the East Main Street Special Improvement District.

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 Community Crime Patrol for a total of $375,000.00 for the patrol of selected neighborhoods in the City of Columbus. Funds for Community Crime Patrol were budgeted at $375,000 in the 2020 General Fund Operating Budget. Community Crime Patrol was funded at $375,000.00 in 2015 and 2016, $390,000 in 2017, and $375,000 in 2018 and 2019 for patrol activities.


Title

To authorize the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into contract with Community Crime Patrol, Inc. to provide citizen patrollers to assist the Division of Police in the control and prevention of crime in residential neighborhoods of the Hilltop area, Franklinton, Merion Village Area, Olde Towne East/Franklin Park, Northland/North Linden Area, and many city parks; to authorize the expenditure of $375,000.00 from the general fund; and to declare an emergency. ($375,000.00)

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WHEREAS, the Department of Public Safety's 2020 general fund operating budget allocates funding to contract with Community Crime Patrol, Inc....

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