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File #: 19-058    Name:
Type: Report Status: Consent Item Ready
File created: 1/3/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/14/2019 Final action:
Title: Approval of the ratification of the submission of a grant application to the U.S. Department of Justice FY 2018 Bulletproof Vest Partnership program for $30,780 and authorizing the City Manager to accept funds and to execute all contract documents associated with the grant.
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Presenter/Contact

Presenter

Tom Scheuermann, Police Administrative Sergeant

Contact Info

(830) 221-4579 - TScheuermann@nbtexas.org

 

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Approval of the ratification of the submission of a grant application to the U.S. Department of Justice FY 2018 Bulletproof Vest Partnership program for $30,780 and authorizing the City Manager to accept funds and to execute all contract documents associated with the grant.

 

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BACKGROUND / RATIONALE:

The New Braunfels City Council strategic priorities include using a variety of funding sources for operational and capital needs. As such, Staff submitted a grant application to the U. S. Department of Justice FY 2018 Bulletproof Vest Partnership program for $30,780 towards the purchase of 27 bulletproof vests, at a cost of approximately $1,140 each, during the City’s 2019 fiscal year.

 

The application was approved by the agency in late 2018; therefore, Staff is requesting approval for the ratification of the grant application, and authorization for the City Manager to accept funds and to execute all contract documents associated with the award of the grant.

 

The total grant award amount is $30,780 with a 50 percent City match requirement. Therefore, the total cost to the City equals $15,390.

 

ADDRESSES A NEED/ISSUE IN A CITY PLAN OR COUNCIL PRIORITY:

Yes

Strategic Priorities

Use a variety of funding sources for operational and capital needs.

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

The 50 percent matching requirement for the above-referenced grant equals $15,390. The match funds will be supported by the General Fund via a transfer to the Grant Fund.

 

Recommendation

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION:

N/A

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Staff recommends approval of the ratification of the submission of a grant application to the U.S. Department of Justice FY 2018 Bulletproof Vest Partnership program for $30,780 and authorizing the City Manager to accept funds and to execute all contract documents associated with the grant.