Legislation # 08-0065 Enactment Number none
Type Resolution - Grant Effective Date none
Introduction Date 2/27/2008
Title Resolution Approving the City of Hampton, Virginia's Participation in and Appropriation for the U. S. Department of Justice COPS Interoperable Communications Grant Program - 2007.
 
Legislation History 08-0065
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
2/27/2008 Approved item 1 and items 3 through 11 on the consent agenda.
2/8/2008 Received By Clerk's Office
 
View Attachments 08-0065
FileTypeSizeDescription
Regional COPS Grant Support Letter.pdf Letter 37K Hampton Letter of Support
Grant Match Detail.pdf Letter 83K Virginia Beach Correspondence
 
Legislation Text 08-0065

 

City of Hampton, Virginia

Resolution - Grant

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669

www.hampton.gov

 

File Number: 08-0065

 

Enactment Number: -

 

Resolution Approving the City of Hampton, Virginia's Participation in and Appropriation for the U. S. Department of Justice COPS Interoperable Communications Grant Program - 2007.

 

 

 

WHEREAS, the U. S. Department of Justice has awarded to the City of Virginia Beach, on behalf of the Hampton Roads Region for federal fiscal year 2007, an amount of $6,000,000 in federal funds from the COPS Interoperable Communications Grant Program with a local match of $2,139,100 for a total award of $8,139,000; and,

 

WHEREAS, the City of Hampton, along with the cities of Chesapeake, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and the Virginia Beach have agreed to contribute toward the match for this regional grant; and,

 

WHEREAS, the City of Hamptons share of the match for this regional grant is $300,000; and,

 

WHEREAS, the purpose of this grant is to continue to develop the Overlay Regional Inter-Operability Network (ORION) by expanding both the number of transmit/receive sites thereby improving coverage and access and by adding subscriber radios to each participating jurisdiction; and,

 

WHEREAS, the City of Hampton will directly benefit from participating in this grant by receiving valuable subscriber radio equipment exceeding the value of our match contribution for the Overlay Regional Inter-Operability Network (ORION),

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Hampton approves participation in the U. S. Department of Justice COPS Interoperable Communications Grant Program 2007 and authorizes payment in the amount of $300,000 for Hamptons share of the grant match to the City of Virginia Beach.

 

Be it further resolved, that the City Council authorizes the City Manager to take the necessary steps to support this regional effort.

 

 

Adopted at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held on February 27, 2008.

 

 

 

Signed by ____________________________ Date _________________

Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor

 

 

 

 

Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________

Katherine K. Glass

Clerk of the Council