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File #: 19-0522R    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/23/2019 In control: Public Safety
On agenda: 8/19/2019 Final action: 8/19/2019
Title: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $209,599.28 FOR AN AUTO THEFT INVESTIGATOR AND RELATED TRAVEL, TRAINING, AND EQUIPMENT EXPENSES.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit B.pdf

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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $209,599.28 FOR AN AUTO THEFT INVESTIGATOR AND RELATED TRAVEL, TRAINING, AND EQUIPMENT EXPENSES.

 

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CITY PROPOSAL:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to accept a grant from the state of Minnesota department of commerce, in the amount of $209,599.28, such funds to be used to employ an auto theft investigator and for related travel, training, and equipment costs within the Duluth police department, and to execute a grant agreement, substantially the same as the attached Exhibit B, funds to be deposited in fund number 215-200-2266-4220-02 (Duluth Police Grant Fund, Police Department, Minnesota Auto Theft Grant, State of MN Operating).

 

Statement of Purpose

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes the proper city officials to accept a grant from the Minnesota Department of Commerce in the amount of $209,599.28. This is a two-year grant to support the Auto Theft Prevention Project. The grant monies will be applied toward the salary of an auto theft investigator and related travel, training, and equipment expenses within the Duluth police department. The grant period is July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.