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File #: 1256-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/13/2021 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 6/7/2021 Final action: 6/10/2021
Title: To authorize an appropriation of $557,421.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Law Enforcement Contraband Seizure Fund to the Division of Police to fund travel and training needs, software maintenance and licenses, maintenance services, and protective shields for the Division of Police. ($557,421.00)
Attachments: 1. Seizure Accounting String
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This ordinance authorizes an appropriation of $557,421.00 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, upgrades and licenses, service renewals, maintenance contracts and protective shields.


FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance authorizes an appropriation of $557,421.00 in the Federal and State Law Enforcement Contraband/Seizure Funds for the Division of Police.

Title

To authorize an appropriation of $557,421.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Law Enforcement Contraband Seizure Fund to the Division of Police to fund travel and training needs, software maintenance and licenses, maintenance services, and protective shields for the Division of Police. ($557,421.00)

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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, there is a need to appropriate funds in the Law Enforcement Contraband Seizure Fund in order to fund travel and training needs, software maintenance and licenses, maintenance services, and purchase protective shields; NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS

SECTION 1. That from the unappropriated monies and from all monies estimated to come into said fund from any and all sources and unappropriated for any other purpose during the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021, the sum of $557,421.00 is appropriated in Fund 2219 Law Enforcement Contraband Seizure Fund in Object Class 03 Contractual Services, Object Class 02 Materials and Supplies, and Object Class 06 Capital Outlay per the acc...

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