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2011-142-1535 - Byrne Grant 2011 City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: September 14, 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 X X 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 2011DJBX2627 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 Obj./Strategy: (list the specific objective/strategy this item will address) X Sponsor Name Dr. Danny O. Crew, City Manger Department: Police Department Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND THE CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AND ATTEST RESPECTIVELY, THAT CERTAIN AGREEMENT WITH THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE HUNDRED FIFTY‐TWO THOUSAND, THIRTY‐THREE DOLLARS ($152,033.00) FOR ACCEPTANCE OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2011 EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT, A COPY OF WHICH IS ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT “A”; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: The Miami Gardens Police Department applied for and has been awarded grant funding from the United States Department of Justice in the amount of $152,033. These were approved to ehance operationalinitiatives throughout the Department. The funding will be utilized to supplement the overtime budgets in the Investigations, Operations and Community Policing Divisions to carry out specialized operations and details citywide. This grant will significantly assist the Department in its endeavors to curtail criminal activity. ITEM K-8) CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTION Byrne Grant 1515 NW 167 Street, Building 5 Suite 200 Miami Gardens, Florida 33169 Proposed Action: That the City Council approve the attached resolution, authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with the United States Department of Justice in the amount of $152,033 for enhanced enforcement in the Police Department. Attachment: Attachment A – FY 2011 Byrne Grant Contract