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2014-163-2142 - Supporting Various Crime Watch Groups  18605 NW 27th Avenue    Miami Gardens, Florida 33056    City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: September 22, 2014 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 Funding Source: Working Capital Reserve Advertising Requirement: (Enter X in box) Yes No x Contract/P.O. Required: (Enter X in box) Yes No RFP/RFQ/Bid #: (Enter #) 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 Mayor Oliver Gilbert Department:Office of the Mayor   Short Title:    A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, SUPPORTING NEIGHBORHOOD CRIME WATCH PROGRAMS IN THE CITY; AUTHORIZING A DONATION IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1000.00) EACH TO THE NORWOOD, BRENTWOOD, SCOTT LAKE, PENTAB AND RIVER VIEW NEIGHBORHOOD CRIME WATCH PROGRAMS FROM THE WORKING CAPITAL RESERVE FUND; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.   Staff Summary:     Crime watch programs allow communities to come together to take responsibility for their  neighborhoods and to prevent crime. Practicing crime safety measures eliminates opportunities for  criminals and helps others avoid becoming victims of crime. The active crime watch programs in the City  ITEM K-9) CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTION Supporting Neighborhood Crime Watch Programs   18605 NW 27th Avenue    Miami Gardens, Florida 33056    of Miami Gardens organize monthly meetings where Residents voice concerns or present prevention  and solution ideas to potential or current problems. In addition, members volunteer to maintain  awareness of their surroundings. In an effort to support the local organizations that help reduce reduce  crime in our community Mayor Oliver Gilbert would like to make a one time donation of $1000.00 each  to the Norwood, Brentwood, Scott Lake, Pentab, and River View Neighborhood Crime Watch Programs.     Fiscal Impact   The funding will be derived from the “working capital reserve” account and upon  Council approval, staff will transfer the funding to the appropriate line item.  The “working capital  reserve” account after the above transfer will have a balance of $22,936.00       Proposed Action:    The Mayor proposes that the City Council approve  this resolution.