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File #: 15-14258    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Business Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/21/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 10/12/2020 Final action:
Title: U.S. Department of Justice FY 2020 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant

Title

U.S. Department of Justice FY 2020 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant

 

Action

Action:

Authorize the Mayor to accept a four-year, FY 2020 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant in the amount of $544,607 from the U.S. Department of Justice.

 

Body

Staff Resource(s):

Johnny Jennings, Police

Coerte Voorhees, Police

Tonya Scott, Police

 

Explanation

§                     The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department often applies for grants to fund programs and expenses that support the approved operating budget.

§                     Each year, the city applies for and receives the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant.

§                     According to grant parameters, the city must accept the grant award by November 3, 2020, to receive the funding.

§                     The grant will fund overtime for neighborhood patrols, Crime Laboratory Division staff, and the Police Cadet program.

§                     The City of Charlotte has been awarded $544,607 in funding.

§                     The grant is for a four-year term from October 1, 2019, to September 30, 2023.

§                     No matching contribution from the city is required.

 

Fiscal Note

Funding: General Grants Fund