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File #: RES PH 18-239    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/22/2018
Title: Authorizing the Police Department to accept a sub-grant in the amount of $286,600 from ServeMN for the AmeriCorps Law Enforcement Career Path Academy program.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. ServeMN Americorps Law Enforcement Career Path, 2. ServeMinnesota LECPA Financial Analysis

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Authorizing the Police Department to accept a sub-grant in the amount of $286,600 from ServeMN for the AmeriCorps Law Enforcement Career Path Academy program.

 

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul, Police Department (SPPD) has received a sub-grant from the Corporation for National and Community Services (CNCS) through the State Service Commission, ServeMinnesota, SPPD would like to enter into an agreement for this sub-award; and

 

WHEREAS, recognizing the need to increase public safety and improve the relationship between law enforcement and members of the community, CNCS has made police-community relations a priority and the SPPD will use AmeriCorps members to strengthen police-community relations within racially diverse and challenged neighborhood through the Law Enforcement Career Path Academy program; and

 

WHEREAS, this grant provides funds to support the SPPD with its efforts to making law-enforcement more representative of the Saint Paul communities; and

 

WHEREAS, the 2018 financing and spending plan needs to be amended and activity budget added for these funds; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor pursuant to Section 10.07.1 of the Charter of the City of Saint Paul, does certify that there are available for appropriation funds of $125,000 in excess of those estimated in the 2018 budget and recommends the following changes; and

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that council accepts this grant award and authorizes the City of Saint Paul to enter into an agreement for this grant award and approves these changes to the 2018 budget.

 

Financial Analysis

See Attachment

 

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