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File #: O-218-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 4/11/2022 In control: Police Operations Department
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action: 5/10/2022
Title: Authorizing the expenditure in an amount not to exceed $350,000 from the Capital Improvement Fund for the cost of police Tasers; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: City Council 5/10/2022

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Axon Taser 2022 CIP $350,000

Toledo Police Department

Lt. James Brown (x3203)

Revised

 

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Authorizing the expenditure in an amount not to exceed $350,000 from the Capital Improvement Fund for the cost of police Tasers; and declaring an emergency.

 

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:

This ordinance authorizes the expenditure from the Capital Improvement Fund for the fourth year of a five-year agreement for the Taser 7 (CEW) Conducted Energy Weapon. This expenditure covers the costs of the Taser, holster, batteries, data storage, inventory management, maintenance, and cartridges.  Axon is the sole source manufacturer of Taser products.  The City of Toledo entered into a five year agreement with Axon Taser beginning in 2019 (083-19).

 

Summary

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

 

                     SECTION 1. That the amount not to exceed $350,000 is authorized for expenditure from the Capital Improvement Fund Account Code 5040-52000-8CP2201POLTAS for police Tasers. 

 

                     SECTION 2. That the Finance Director is authorized to draw warrant or warrants against the above referenced Account Code in payment of the obligation authorized in Section 1 in an amount not to exceed $350,000 and upon presentation of proper voucher or vouchers.

 

                     SECTION 3.  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 for the further reason that the ordinance must be immediately effective in order to comply with the agreement with Axon Enterprises Inc.

 

 

Vote on emergency clause:  yeas 11, nays 0.

 

Passed:  May 10, 2022, as an emergency measure:  yeas 11, nays 0.

 

Attest:                                          

Gerald E. Dendinger                                          Matt Cherry

Clerk of Council                                          President of Council

 

Approved:                                                               May 11, 2022

Wade Kapszukiewicz

Mayor