Legislation # 15-0359 Enactment Number none
Type Resolution - Budget Item Effective Date none
Introduction Date 11/12/2015
Title Amended Resolution Approving the City of Hampton, Virginia's Use of the FY15 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant through the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
 
Legislation History 15-0359
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
11/12/2015 Approved items 1 through 6 on the consent agenda.
11/2/2015 Received By Clerk's Office
 
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Legislation Text 15-0359

 

City of Hampton, Virginia

Resolution - Budget Item

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669

www.hampton.gov

 

File Number: 15-0359

 

Enactment Number: -

 

Amended Resolution Approving the City of Hampton, Virginia's Use of the FY15 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant through the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

 

WHEREAS, the City of Hampton has been awarded the FY15 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant in the amount of $40,870 in Federal funds with no match required;

 

WHEREAS, the proceeds from the grant will be used to purchase equipment to support the Hampton Police Divisions efforts to provide officers with options to de-escalate and mitigate responses to potential deadly force situations and civil disturbances. Equipment purchase includes body shields; protective helmets; a gas deployment system and stop sticks to disable vehicles during pursuits, all of which will serve to mitigate the hazards posed to citizens and officers; and

 

WHEREAS, the grant award covers the period of 10/01/2015 through 09/30/2018.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia accepts and appropriates the FY15 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant award in the amount of $40,870, and any supplemental funding, by the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs in accordance with the grant agreement.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City Council authorizes the City Manager or her designee to take the necessary steps to implement this grant award.

 

Adopted at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held on November 12, 2015.

 

 

 

Signed by ____________________________ Date _________________

George E. Wallace, Mayor

 

 

 

 

Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________

Katherine K. Glass, CMC

Clerk of the Council