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File #: RES PH 19-285    Version: 1 Name: State of Minnesota 2020 DWI Officer Grant
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/4/2019
Title: Authorizing Police Department to accept a grant in the amount of $132,840.98 from the State of Minnesota, Department of Public Safety for the 2020 DWI Officer grant.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. State of Minnesota 2020 DWI Officer Grant, 2. Financial Analysis

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Authorizing Police Department to accept a grant in the amount of $132,840.98 from the State of Minnesota, Department of Public Safety for the 2020 DWI Officer grant.

 

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul, Police Department (SPPD) has been awarded the 2020 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 2020 DWI Officer grant from the State of Minnesota Department of Public Safety; and

 

WHEREAS, this grant is federally financed by the NHTSA with impaired driving funds and the federal guidelines require this money be spent on projects designed to reduce DWI incidents; and

 

WHEREAS, SPPD will use the funding to reimburse department salary and overtime expense for efforts dedicated to this cause; and

 

WHEREAS, the 2019 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 $90,383 in excess of those estimated in the 2019 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 2019 budget.

 

Financial Analysis

See Attachment

 

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