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2009-187-1133 - US Marshall Service MOU City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: October 14, 2009 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: USMS GRANT Funds Advertising Requirement: (Enter X in box) Yes No Contract/P.O. Required: (Enter X in box) Yes No RFP/RFQ/Bid #: X Sponsor Name Dr. Danny O. Crew Department: Police Department Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING “NUNC PRO TUNC,” WITH THE UNITED STATES MARSHAL SERVICE (USMS) FUGITIVE TASK FORCE TO ACCEPT A DONATED 2010 FORD EXPLORER, RELATED EQUIPMENT AND FUEL; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: The Miami Gardens Police Department has entered into an operational agreement with the United States Marshal Service (USMS) Fugitive Task Force. Currently the USMS pays the overtime expenses for one officer assigned to the group and provides invaluable technical assistance to the Department. In furtherance of our agreement, the USMS has purchased a 2010 Ford Explorer from Maroone Ford via their purchasing program with the intent to transfer title of the vehicle to the City of Miami Gardens in exchange for continued participation in the Task Force. Should the Department cease its relationship with the USMS; the vehicle will be remanded back to the USMS. After one year of participation by the Department, the City will permanently own the vehicle. In addition to donating the vehicle, the USMS will furnish an equipment package for the vehicle and a fuel debit card for $6,000. The relationship established between the two agencies has been very beneficial for both organizations. To date 27 apprehensions of violent criminals in the City of Miami Gardens have been affected by this group. This ITEM J-11) CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTION MOU with U.S. Marshall Service 1515 NW 167 Street, Building 5 Suite 200 Miami Gardens, Florida 33169 donation only enhances the Department’s participation in this effort and strengthens this law enforcement partnership. 1515 NW 167 Street, Building 5 Suite 200 Miami Gardens, Florida 33169 Proposed Action: That the City Council authorizes the City Manager to execute a Memorandum of Understanding “nunc pro tunc” with the United States Marshal Service (USMS) Fugitive Task Force to accept a donated 2010 Ford Explorer and related equipment and fuel. Attachment: Memorandum of Understanding with the USMS