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File #: RES PH 20-21    Version: 1 Name: Resolution for PCIARC Grant
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/5/2020
Title: Authorizing the Department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity to apply for and accept the Building Community Capacity grant of $10,000 from the Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundation to support the work of the Saint Paul Police Civilian Internal Affairs Review Commission (PCIARC).
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. RES PH 20-21.pdf
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Authorizing the Department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity to apply for and accept the Building Community Capacity grant of $10,000 from the Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundation to support the work of the Saint Paul Police Civilian Internal Affairs Review Commission (PCIARC).

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WHERAS, the Department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity received the Building Community Capacity Grant in the amount of $10,000 dollars from the Saint Paul Foundation to support the work of the PCIARC; and
WHEREAS, the purpose of the of the PCIARC is to provide citizen review of specific internal affairs investigations of the Saint Paul Police Department Officers and Employees, and to and make disciplinary and policy recommendations to the Saint Paul Police Chief;
WHEREAS, the grant will be used to fund community outreach and engagement activities that will increase awareness of the PCIARC in underserved communities in Saint Paul through public communications initiatives including but not limited to radio promotion, billboards, posters, and community meetings; and
WHEREAS, the grant will be used to better engage with limited and non-English speaking population that will allow for a more awareness of the PCIARC in these underserved communities in Saint Paul through funding interpretation and translation services of the additional community events, and public awareness initiatives; and
WHEREAS, increased public awareness and community engagement will help the Saint Paul community better understand, access, and utilize the PCIARC as a community resource; and
WHEREAS, the Saint Paul City Council finds that the PCIARC is an essential entity for both the community and the Saint Paul Police, and that supporting outreach to the community regarding PCIARC offerings and the PCIARC process has a legitimate public purpose;
WHEREAS, the Mayor, pursuant to Section 10.07.01 of the City Charter, does certify that there are funds of $10,000 available for appr...

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