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File #: RES 22-1577    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/12/2022
Title: Authorizing the City on behalf of the Police Department to accept a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant 2022 program.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. Award Package 15PBJA-22-GG-02197-JAGX

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Authorizing the City on behalf of the Police Department to accept a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant 2022 program.

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul, Police Department has been awarded a 2022 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG); and

 

WHEREAS, the department was awarded $265,991 for the grant term through September 30, 2025; and

 

WHEREAS, this grant will be used to cover costs of overtime for SPPD personnel for community engagement and efforts to reduce serious (Part I) crimes; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul, serving as the fiscal agent for this award, will share the grant funds with one disparate jurisdiction, Ramsey County, and the jurisdiction’s allocation will be used for activities and projects that will provide meaningful and measureable outcomes consistent with the goals of the grant; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul will be entering into an Interlocal Agreement with Ramsey County for the purposes of the sub-granting of these funds; and

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that council accepts this grant and authorizes the City of Saint Paul to enter into, and Assistant Chief Stacy Murphy to implement the attached agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice; and the Interlocal Agreement with Ramsey County as substantially set forth in the attached documents.

 

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