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File #: RES 20-290    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/12/2020
Title: Accepting the Pathway to Policing Reimbursement Grant 2020 and entering into an agreement with the State of Minnesota.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. 20191227095119

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Accepting the Pathway to Policing Reimbursement Grant 2020 and entering into an agreement with the State of Minnesota.

 

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul, Police Department (SPPD) has been awarded the Pathway to Policing Reimbursement Grant 2020 from the State of Minnesota, Department of Public Safety; and

 

WHEREAS, this grant is state funded (Chapter 95, Article 1, Section 11, Subdivision 7) and will provide funding to support the SPPD Law Enforcement Career Path Academy (LECPA) for direct costs relating to training and associated expenses for program participants; and

 

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Police, along with the program partners is developing the LECPA program with the aim to make City law enforcement more representative of the communities served; and

 

WHEREAS, the grant agreement requires that the indemnify the State from any claims arising from any claims or causes of action arising from the performance of the grant agreement by the City and the Council finds that it is appropriate to enter into this agreement; and now therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, that council accepts this grant and authorizes the City of Saint Paul to enter into, and Assistant Chief Robert Thomasser to implement the attached agreement with the State of Minnesota.