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2011-026-1419 - License Plate Reader City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: February 9, 2011 Item Type: (Enter X in box) Resolution Ordinance Other X Fiscal Impact: (Enter X in box) Yes No Ordinance Reading: (Enter X in box) 1st Reading 2nd Reading X Public Hearing: (Enter X in box) Yes No Yes No Funding Source: N/A Advertising Requirement: (Enter X in box) Yes No X Contract/P.O. Required: (Enter X in box) Yes No RFP/RFQ/Bid #: X Strategic Plan Related (Enter X in box) Yes No Strategic Plan Priority Area: Enhance Organizational Bus. & Economic Dev Public Safety Quality of Education Qual. of Life & City Image Communication Strategic Plan Objective/Strategy: (list the specific objective/strategy this item will address) N/A X Sponsor Name Dr. Danny Crew, City Manager Department: Police Department Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AND ATTEST RESPECTIVELY, THAT CERTAIN SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT FOR THE USE OF LICENSE PLATE READER (“LPR”) TECHNOLOGY, ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT “A”; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: As a part of our strategy to provide effective service and decrease the amount of auto thefts occurring within the City of Miami Gardens, the Miami Gardens Police Department utilizes the latest technology and resources. One of the more advanced tools available to the law enforcement community is the License Plate Reader (LPR). The LPR is a device that attaches to a police vehicle and can read and query thousands of license plates in a short time span. ITEM K-1) CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTION License Plate Reader Technology 1515 NW 167 Street, Building 5 Suite 200 Miami Gardens, Florida 33169 The ability to scan and make inquiries will result in a larger amount of stolen vehicles being recovered and aid in the apprehension of criminals who have committed crimes and had their license tags entered into a law enforcement tracking network. Use of the LPR requires the execution of a supplemental agreement with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to document the terms and conditions governing use of the information processed by the LPR. Proposed Action: That the City Council authorizes the City Manager to execute the attached agreement with the FDLE outlining use of information related to the LPR. Attachment: Attachment A: License Plate Reader Supplemental Agreement