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File #: O-059-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 1/22/2019 In control: Police Operations Department
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action: 2/5/2019
Title: Authorizing the Mayor to accept and deposit grant funds from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) for the United States Department of Justice/Bureau of Justice Assistance/Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program in the amount of $91,502.86; authorizing the appropriation from the unappropriated balance of the Operations Grants Fund; authorizing an expenditure in an amount not to exceed $91,502.86 for the purchase of Motorola portable police radios; waiving the competitive bid requirements of Chapter 187 of the Toledo Municipal Code; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: Agenda Review 1/29/2019, 2. Audio: City Council 2/5/2019

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BJA 2017-JG-LE-1000 Grant $91,502.86

Toledo Police Department

Lt. James Brown (x3203)

Revised

 

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Authorizing the Mayor to accept and deposit grant funds from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) for the United States Department of Justice/Bureau of Justice Assistance/Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program in the amount of $91,502.86; authorizing the appropriation from the unappropriated balance of the Operations Grants Fund; authorizing an expenditure in an amount not to exceed $91,502.86 for the purchase of Motorola portable police radios; waiving the competitive bid requirements of Chapter 187 of the Toledo Municipal Code; and declaring an emergency.

 

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:

This ordinance authorizes the Mayor to accept, deposit, appropriate, and expend $91,502.86 from the United States Department of Justice/ Bureau of Justice Assistance/Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program. Motorola is the sole source supplier for police radio communication equipment for the City of Toledo. This grant will be utilized to purchase twenty-two (22) new portable police radios and chargers to replace aging equipment. There is no local match to receive the grant.

 

Summary

NOW, THEREFORE, Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Toledo:

 

SECTION 1.  That the Mayor is authorized to enter into a grant agreement and to accept and deposit grant funds from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (originating from the United States Department of Justice/ Bureau of Justice Assistance/Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program 2017-JG-LE-1000 Federal Justice Assistance Grant) in the amount of $91,502.86 into the Operation Grants Funds. 

 

SECTION 2.  That the appropriation of $91,502.86 is authorized from the unappropriated grant proceeds of the Operation Grants Fund to Account Code 2016-52000-3G00130STDSTD and the expenditure of same is authorized for the purchase of new portable police radios and chargers.

 

SECTION 3. That this Council finds it is in the best interest of the city to waive the competitive bid requirements of TMC Chapter 187 for the reason that the equipment being purchased is sole-source and replacing a portion of existing communications system.

 

SECTION 4. That the Mayor is authorized to enter into necessary agreements for the purchase and acquisition of the needed radio equipment.

 

SECTION 5.  That the Finance Director is authorized to draw his warrant or warrants against the above mentioned Account Code in an amount not to exceed $91,502.86 in payment of the obligations hereinabove authorized by the terms of the grant upon presentation of the proper voucher or vouchers.

 

SECTION 6.  This Ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure and shall be in force and effect from and after its passage.  The reason for the emergency lies in the fact that it is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety, and property, and to expedite the receipt and expenditure of grant funding.

 

                     Vote on emergency clause:  yeas _____, nays _____.

 

                     Passed:  _________________, as an emergency measure:  yeas _____, nays _____.

 

 

Attest:  ________________________                                              __________________________________

                            Clerk of Council                                                                           President of Council

 

                     

Approved:  _____________________                                          __________________________________

                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mayor

 

 

                     I hereby certify that the above is a true and correct copy of an Ordinance passed by Council ________________________.

 

 

Attest:  ________________________

                    Clerk of Council