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File #: RES 19-177    Version: 1 Name: State of Minnesota, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/6/2019
Title: Authorizing the Police Department to enter into an Income Contract with the State of Minnesota, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, for Forensic Controlled Substance Scientist services.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. State of Minnesota, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Forensic Scientists

Title

Authorizing the Police Department to enter into an Income Contract with the State of Minnesota, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, for Forensic Controlled Substance Scientist services.

 

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul, Police Department is requesting authorization to enter into the attached contract with the State of Minnesota, through its Commissioner of Public Safety, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA); and

 

WHEREAS, this agreement will allow the state to authorize its qualified scientists to complete forensic controlled substance analysis and associated courtroom testimony related to physical evidence; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul Police Department will reimburse the BCA for the services of two scientists who will give priority to the department’s cases; and

 

WHEREAS, the term of the agreement will run from March 1, 2019 and expire on February 28, 2021 or until all obligations have been satisfactorily fulfilled, whichever occurs first, and the total obligation of the contract will not exceed a total of $170,000; and

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Saint Paul City Council authorizes the City of Saint Paul to enter into, and Assistant Chief Kathleen Wuorinen to implement the attached agreement with the State of Minnesota.

 

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