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File #: 2255-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/27/2021 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 10/18/2021 Final action: 10/21/2021
Title: To authorize the Mayor of the City of Columbus to accept a subgrantee award through the Project Safe Neighborhoods 2019- Southern District Grant (Violent Crime Apprehension Program) from the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services; to authorize an appropriation of $116,570.00 from the unappropriated balance of the General Government Grant Fund to the Division of Police to cover the costs associated with the Project Safe Neighborhoods 2019- Southern District Grant (Violent Crime Apprehension Program).($116,570.00)
Attachments: 1. 2019 PSN- Violent Crime App Program Funding String, 2. 2019 Subaward Agreement
Explanation

BACKGROUND: The City of Columbus has been awarded the Project Safe Neighborhoods 2019- Southern District Grant (Violent Crime Apprehension Program) from the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services. The OCJS program provides funding to allow states and local governments to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime and improve the criminal justice system. The 2019 PSN award will provide funds for the continuation of a commercial license plate reader (LPR) license, an additional fixed LPR pole and one year of maintenance for each of 3 LPR cameras. The City will act as subgrantee to the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services. Therefore, the Mayor is required to sign a subgrantee award on behalf of the City.


FISCAL IMPACT: All expenditures will be reimbursed by the grant award.

Title

To authorize the Mayor of the City of Columbus to accept a subgrantee award through the Project Safe Neighborhoods 2019- Southern District Grant (Violent Crime Apprehension Program) from the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services; to authorize an appropriation of $116,570.00 from the unappropriated balance of the General Government Grant Fund to the Division of Police to cover the costs associated with the Project Safe Neighborhoods 2019- Southern District Grant (Violent Crime Apprehension Program).($116,570.00)

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WHEREAS, the Columbus Division of Police seeks to enhance and expand their ability to track criminals and enhance and expand their technological footprint by purchasing the appropriate safety equipment; and,

WHEREAS, the City of Columbus, Division of Police, was awarded funding through the Project Safe Neighborhoods 2019- Southern District Grant (Violent Crime Apprehension Program); and,

WHEREAS, the City will act as subgrantee to the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services; therefore, the Mayor is required to sign a subgrantee award on behalf of the City; and

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CI...

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