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File #: O-248-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 5/10/2022 In control: Police Operations Department
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action: 5/24/2022
Title: Authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with the Bureau of Justice Assistance through the Office of Criminal Justice Services and to accept and deposit a Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement grant 2021-PC-NFS-7816 in the amount of $30,202.51 for the Toledo Police Department; authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of funds from the Operation Grants fund; authorizing the Mayor to accept bids and award contracts; and declaring an emergency.

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Coverdell Forensic Science Grant - $30,202.51

Toledo Police Department

Lt. James Brown (x3203)

Revised

 

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Authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with the Bureau of Justice Assistance through the Office of Criminal Justice Services and to accept and deposit a Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement grant 2021-PC-NFS-7816 in the amount of $30,202.51 for the Toledo Police Department; authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of funds from the Operation Grants fund; authorizing the Mayor to accept bids and award contracts; and declaring an emergency.

 

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:

The Toledo Police Department has requested and received $30,202.51 in Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant funds from the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services for the Toledo Police Forensic Laboratory.

 

There is no match required for this grant. The grant funds will be used to purchase equipment and supplies for the Toledo Police Forensic Laboratory.

 

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 with the Bureau of Justice Assistance through the Office of Criminal Justice Services and to accept and deposit Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant proceeds in the amount of $30,202.51 into the Operation Grants Fund Account Code 2016-52000-3G01437STDSTD.

 

SECTION 2.  That the appropriation of $30,202.51 is authorized from the unappropriated grant proceeds of the Operation Grants Fund to Account Code 2016-52000-3G01437STDSTD; and further authorizing the expenditure of same for equipment and supplies for the Toledo Police Forensic Laboratory.

 

SECTION 3. That the Mayor is authorized to accept bids and award contracts for the purposes specified in Section 2, upon terms and conditions acceptable to the Director of Police and the Director of Law.

 

SECTION 4.  That the Finance Director is authorized to draw their warrant or warrants against the above mentioned Account Code in an amount not to exceed $30,202.51 in payment of the obligations authorized above by the terms of the grant upon presentation of the proper voucher or vouchers.

 

SECTION 5.  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 this ordinance is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety and property, and for the further reason that this ordinance must be immediately effective in order to timely satisfy the requirements of the grant.

 

                     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