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File #: 15-17088    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/17/2021 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 1/24/2022 Final action: 1/24/2022
Title: Governor's Highway Safety Program Grant for Traffic Safety - Driving While Impaired Task Force
Attachments: 1. Local Government Resolution_FY23 NCGHSP DWI Task Force (2021-37)

Title

Governor’s Highway Safety Program Grant for Traffic Safety - Driving While Impaired Task Force

 

Action

Action:

Adopt a resolution authorizing the City to apply and accept a grant award in the amount of $204,424 from the Governor’s Highway Safety Program for the Driving While Impaired Task Force.

 

Body

Staff Resource(s):

Johnny Jennings, Police

Jonathan Wally, Police

John Reibold, Police

 

Explanation

§                     The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) has been invited to apply for a Fiscal Year 2023 Governor’s Highway Safety Program (GHSP) grant for the Driving While Impaired (DWI) Task Force.

§                     The grant will fund 25 percent of the DWI Task Force’s personnel and training costs for six officers and one sergeant in the amount of $204,424. The City will provide 75 percent matching funds in the amount of $613,272 from CMPD’s operating budget.

§                     GHSP requires that City Council adopt a resolution authorizing CMPD to apply for and accept the grant funding.

§                     The grant is for a one-year term from October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023.

§                     This grant has been awarded annually for the previous nine years. In total, the GHSP has provided over $3,624,600 in funding for the DWI Task Force.

 

Fiscal Note

Funding:  General Grants Fund and Police Operating Budget

 

Attachments

Attachment(s)

Resolution