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  Agenda Item # 11.a.       
Meeting Date: 10/19/2020  
Re:    Permission to submit Application and, subsequently approve receipt, of awarded funding from Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) funding
Submitted For: Diane Hobley-Burney

SUBJECT:
Accept funding for residual Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $81,500.00 as approved by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
SUMMARY:
The Department's request to receive residual JAG funding has been approved by FDLE to purchase one (1) drone and one (1) cargo van for drone base of operations.  The award period to expend funds is October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021.  To expedite the application process, FDLE will compose the initial grant application with staff input.  Once received by FDLE, funds will be made available for expenditure on a reimbursement basis.  No match is required. 
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends acceptance of FDLE's approved funding to purchase much needed equiptment to enhance the Fort Pierce Police Department's investigations.   
ALTERNATIVES:
Do not accept the funding offered which will impact our ability to conduct more enhanced investigations. 
RESPONSIBLE STAFF:
Chief Diane Hobley-Burney, Chief of Police
Johnna Morris, Finance Director 
Sgt. Jason Braun, Fort Pierce Police Department
COORDINATED WITH:
Anita Cocoves, Grant Coordinator

Fiscal Impact
Budgeted Y/N: N
Fiscal Year: 2021
Account: 101-3005-521-6410
Amount: 81,500.00
FISCAL IMPACT:
Funding will be utilized to purchase one (1) drone and one (1) cargo van for a drone base operations. This is a reiimbursement grant.  No match is required to receive funds.  
Attachments
FDLE Fund Request Approval
Request for funding and budget request from FDLE and award notification

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Form Review
Inbox Reviewed By Date
Finance Department Johnna Morris 10/14/2020 11:14 AM
City Manager Nick Mimms 10/14/2020 02:02 PM
Form Started By: Anita Cocoves Started On: 10/02/2020 11:33 AM
Final Approval Date: 10/14/2020

    

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