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2011-170-1563 - Agreement with Attorney General for Victim Services City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: October 12, 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 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 STATE OF FLORIDA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL IN THE AMOUNT OF THIRTY TWO THOUSAND, SEVEN HUNDRED SIXTY DOLLARS ($32,760.00) FOR VICTIM ASSISTANCE SERVICES, A COPY OF WHICH IS ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT “A”; AUTHORIZING A TWENTY PERCENT (20%) IN-KIND MATCH OF AWARDED GRANT FUNDS; 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 Office of the Attorney General in the amount of $32,760.00. These funds were approved to provide assistance to victims of crime in the City of Miami Gardens for services such as counseling, assistance with prosecution, ITEM K-1) CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTION Agreement w/the Office of the Attorney General 1515 NW 167 Street, Building 5 Suite 200 Miami Gardens, Florida 33169 criminal justice support, advocacy, crisis hotline counseling and/or victim compensation. The grant requires the City to contribute a 20% in‐kind or dollar match of the awarded funds. The Miami Gardens Police Department intends to contribute an in‐kind match through the use of supervisory time in administering victim assistance services. The funds would provide efficient and needed services that are now being provided by the State Attorney’s Office or other municipalities. Proposed Action: That the City Council approve the attached resolution, authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with the State of Florida Office of the Attorney General in the amount of $32,760.00 for victims assistance within the City of Miami Gardens. Attachment: Attachment A – FY 2011 (VOCA) Victims of Crime Act Grant Contract