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File #: ID 19-0140    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/20/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/21/2019 Final action: 5/21/2019
Title: Resolution Authorizing Grant Application and Execution of a Memorandum of Understanding in the Amount of $225,141 for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY18
Attachments: 1. 2018-DJ-BX-0251 signed award letter.pdf, 2. FY 18 JAG MOU.pdf, 3. 19-0140 Resolution 2018 JAG 5.21.18.pdf
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Resolution Authorizing Grant Application and Execution of a Memorandum of Understanding in the Amount of $225,141 for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY18

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Department: Police
Council District: All

Public Hearing: 4/16/19
Advertising Date/By: 4/4/19

Contact 1 and Phone: Chief Wayne Scott, 373-2085
Contact 2 and Phone: Stephanie Moore, 373-2352

PURPOSE:
Collectively, the City of Greensboro, City of High Point and Guilford County have been awarded an Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) FY18 funding of $225,141. On March 19, 2019, City Council was presented with a resolution calling a public hearing for April 16, 2019 to consider authorizing the grant application and the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding for the grant. Council is requested to adopt the attached resolution and Memorandum of Understanding.

BACKGROUND:
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) awards are formula-based, non-competitive federal criminal justice funds which do not require a match. JAG allocations are based on violent crime and population. The local unit of government award allocations are based on their proportion of the state's 3-year violent crime average. The Greensboro Police Department will serve as the lead/fiscal agency for the FY18 JAG for the award period of October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2021.

This grant is a disparate allocation between the Greensboro Police Department, High Point Police Department and Guilford County Sheriff's Department. A disparate allocation occurs when a municipality is allocated more funds than the county, while the county bears more than 50 percent of the costs associated with prosecution or incarceration of the municipality's Part 1 violent crimes. These agencies have agreed to distribute the $225,141 in JAG funds to High Point PD for $46,236.80; to Guilford County for $55,974.80; and to Greensboro PD for $122,930.40. As required by the De...

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