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File #: O-490-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 9/14/2021 In control: Police Operations Department
On agenda: 9/28/2021 Final action: 9/28/2021
Title: Authorizing the Mayor to accept and deposit a grant in the amount of $ 40,779.98 from the State of Ohio Department of Public Safety to conduct a Selective Enforcement Program; authorizing the appropriation and expenditure from the unappropriated grant proceeds of the Operation Grants Fund; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: Agenda Review 9/21/2021, 2. Audio: City Council 9/28/2021

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Selective Traffic Enforcement Grant $40,779.98.

Toledo Police Department

Lt. James Brown (x3203)

Revised

 

Title

Authorizing the Mayor to accept and deposit a grant in the amount of $ 40,779.98 from the State of Ohio Department of Public Safety to conduct a Selective Enforcement Program; authorizing the appropriation and expenditure from the unappropriated grant proceeds of the Operation Grants Fund; and declaring an emergency.

 

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:

The City of Toledo has received a Selective Enforcement Program Grant from Ohio Department of Public Safety, Ohio Traffic Safety Office in the amount of $40,779.98 to continue a Traffic Enforcement Program within the City.This grant will pay officers on an overtime basis to enforce traffic laws at locations with a history of speeding violations and traffic crashes.  Officers will concentrate upon speeding and restraint violations. There is no local match required for this grant.  The grant will increase enforcement and fine revenue without any general fund cost. 

 

The fiscal impact of this ordinance is as follows:

-                     The amount of funds requested: None.

-                     The expenditure budget line item: 2016-52000-3G00126STDSTD.

-                     New revenue generated (operational revenue, grants, if any): $40,779.98.

-                     Revenue budget line item (if any): 2016-52000-3G00126STDSTD.

-                     Are funds budgeted in the current fiscal year (yes/no)?: No, this is a new grant.

-                     Is this a capital project (yes/no)?  No.

-                     If yes, is it new or existing (new/existing)? No.

-                     What section of the City’s Strategic Plan does this support:

o                     Excellence in Basic Services (yes/no) Yes.

o                     Quality Community Investment (Livable City, Development) (yes/no) Yes.

o                     Workplace Culture & Customer Service (yes/no) No.

o                     Environment (yes/no) No.

 

Summary

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

 

SECTION 1.  That the Mayor is authorized to enter into an agreement with the State of Ohio Department of Public Safety, Ohio Traffic Safety Office; and to accept and deposit a Selective Enforcement Program Grant in the amount of $40,779.98 into the Operation Grants Fund Account Code 2016-52000-3G00126STDSTD.

 

SECTION 2.  That the appropriation of $40,779.98 is authorized from the unappropriated grant proceeds of the Operation Grants Fund to Account Code 2016-52000-3G00126STDSTD, and further authorizing the expenditure of same for a Selective Enforcement Program.

 

SECTION 3.  That the Finance Director is authorized to draw warrant or warrants against the above-mentioned Account Code in an amount not to exceed $40,779.98 in payment of the above obligations as authorized by the terms of the grant upon presentation of the proper voucher or vouchers.

 

SECTION 4.  That 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 operate and continue the program through the grant period.

 

                     Vote on emergency clause:  yeas 12, nays 0.

 

Passed:  September 28, 2021, as an emergency measure:  yeas 12, nays 0.

 

Attest:                                          

Gerald E. Dendinger                                          Matt Cherry

Clerk of Council                                          President of Council

 

Approved:                                                               September 28, 2021

Wade Kapszukiewicz

                                                                                    Mayor