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2012-127-1722 - Byrne Grant  1515  NW  167  Street, Building  5  Suite  200    Miami  Gardens, Florida  33169    City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: September 12, 2012 Item Type: (Enter X in box) Resolution Ordinance Other X Fiscal Impact: (Enter X in box) Yes No Ordinance Reading:(Enter X in box) 1 st Reading 2 nd Reading X Public Hearing:(Enter X in box) Yes No Yes No 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 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  THE  CITY  CLERK  TO  EXECUTE  AND  ATTEST  RESPECTIVELY, THAT  CERTAIN  AGREEMENT  WITH  THE  UNITED  STATES  DEPARTMENT  OF  JUSTICE  FOR  THE  ACCEPTANCE  OF  THE  EDWARD  BYRNE  JUSTICE  MEMORIAL  GRANT  IN  THE  AMOUNT  OF  TWO  HUNDRED  THOUSA ND  NINE  HUNDRED  FIFTY ‐NINE  DOLLARS  ($200,959.00), 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 has appl ied for and been awarded grant funding from the United States Depart ment of Justice FY 2013 Byrne Grant in the amount of $200,959. The funding from this grant will be used exclusively for overtime utilized by the Department in ITEM K-6) CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTION Byrne Grant   1515  NW  167  Street, Building  5  Suite  200    Miami  Gardens, Florida  33169   furtherance of implementing a pr oject entitled Miami Gardens Police Department Focus on Public Safety FY 12/13. Funds are to be used in furtherance of enhanced initiatives throughout the Department. The funding will be utilized to supplement t he overtime budgets of the Investigations, Operations and Community Policing Units to carry out additional enforcement operations and the Departm ent’s “Grinch Buster” Holiday Enfo rcement Operation. The funds from this grant award will sign ificantly assist the Department in its endeavor to continually impact criminal activity and be progressive in the deployment of our officers. Proposed  Action: That the City Council approve th e attached resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with the United States Department of Justice allo wing the Miami Gardens Police Department to utilize the $200,959 allocated by this grant. Attachment: Attachment  A ‐ 2013  Edward Byrne Grant Acceptanc e Package and Contract