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File #: 17-1926    Version: 1 Name: 12/18/17 JAG Application and Acceptance
Type: Resolution/Public Hearing Status: Passed
File created: 12/18/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/18/2017 Final action: 12/18/2017
Enactment date: 12/18/2017 Enactment #: R-17-477
Title: Resolution Confirming Application for, and Acceptance and Appropriation of the 2017 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant from the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance to Police Services ($17,930.00) (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. Justice Assistance Grant Prog.pdf
Title
Resolution Confirming Application for, and Acceptance and Appropriation of the 2017 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant from the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance to Police Services ($17,930.00) (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
On August 3, 2017, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) released the local government solicitation for the 2017 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. The City of Ann Arbor Police Services Unit is eligible for an award of $17,930.00. The deadline for submission of an application on-line to the DOJ BJA was September 5, 2017. The City Administrator authorized Police Services to submit an application to ensure the deadline was met. Authorization to accept and appropriate the grant, if awarded, is contingent upon approval of City Council.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: No specific funding currently exists in the AAPD general fund budget.

The 2017 Justice Assistance Grant requires that Police Services make the grant application available for review by City Council. Grant requirements also stipulate that the City's application and any future amendments are available for review and comment by citizens and neighborhood or community organizations to the extent that applicable law or established procedure make such an opportunity available.

In keeping with these requirements and with City procedures, Police Services submits in advance a proposed resolution, the application and the public hearing notice to City Administration for review and distribution to City Council members. Council received the application on December 6, 2017, via e-mail communication from the City Administration advising City Council of the availability for review, in accordance with the grant terms, in preparation for the December 18, 2017 Public Hearing at the City Council meeting.

The City Clerk's Office published the public hearing n...

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