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File #: RES 20-543    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 4/1/2020
Title: Authorizing the Police Department to enter into an agreement with the Saint Paul Public Housing Agency for the collaborative A Community outreach Program, that includes an indemnification clause.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. ACOP 2020-2021 Agreement

Title

Authorizing the Police Department to enter into an agreement with the Saint Paul Public Housing Agency for the collaborative A Community outreach Program, that includes an indemnification clause.

 

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WHEREAS, since 1991 the Saint Paul Public Housing Agency (PHA) and the City of Saint Paul Police Department have collaborated to provide the A Community Outreach Program (ACOP) to create a drug and crime free environment and to provide for the safety and protection of residents, employees and visitors in public housing developments; and

 

WHEREAS, the Police Department is requesting to continue to participate in the ACOP collaborative program and enter into the attached agreement with the PHA, which includes an indemnification clause and has a term extending from April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021; and

 

RESOLVED, that the city council authorized the City of Saint Paul to enter into, and Assistant Chief Robert Thomasser to implement the attached agreement with PHA, that includes an indemnification clause.

 

Date NameDistrictOpinionCommentAction
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