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File #: 19-0535R    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/6/2019 In control: Public Safety
On agenda: 8/19/2019 Final action: 8/19/2019
Title: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A $132,451.71 GRANT AWARD FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO FUND A DWI POLICE OFFICER FOR ONE YEAR AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF GRANT AGREEMENT.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit B.pdf

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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A $132,451.71 GRANT AWARD FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO FUND A DWI POLICE OFFICER FOR ONE YEAR AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF GRANT AGREEMENT.

 

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CITY PROPOSAL:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to accept a grant award from the Minnesota department of public safety in the total amount of $132,451.71 and to execute a grant agreement substantially the same as the attached Exhibit B for the purpose of funding one DWI police officer who will work exclusively on DWI enforcement, for one year. Funds to be deposited into Fund # 215-200-2211-4210-02 (Duluth Police Grant Program, Police NHTSA DWI Officers, Pass-Thru Federal Grants Operating) and expenses to be paid from Fund # 215-200-2211-5700-10 (Duluth Police Grant Programs, Police, NHTSA DWI Officers, Interfund Transfers Out To General Fund).

 

Statement of Purpose

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes the proper city officials to accept a grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety in the amount of $132,451.71 This is a one-year grant renewal. The grant funding will be applied to the salary/fringe of a DWI Officer Investigator. These pass-through federal funds have been made available to the top twenty counties in MN with the most impaired-related deaths and serious injuries and a sworn complement of at least 20 officers. The DWI Officer will work peak nights and times when drinking and driving occurs.