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File #: ID 19-0141    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/20/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/21/2019 Final action: 5/21/2019
Title: Ordinance in the Amount of $225,141 Amending the State, Federal, and Other Grants Fund Budget for the Appropriation of Federal Grant Funds for Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) FY18
Attachments: 1. 19-0141 BUDGET ORDINANCE FY18 JAG 5.21.19.pdf
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Ordinance in the Amount of $225,141 Amending the State, Federal, and Other Grants Fund Budget for the Appropriation of Federal Grant Funds for Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) FY18

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Department: Police
Council District: All

Public Hearing: NA
Advertising Date/By: NA

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 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) FY18 funding of $225,141. It is requested that City Council approve the ordinance to accept the funding.

BACKGROUND:
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) awards are formula-based, non-competitive federal criminal justice funds. 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.
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The Greensboro Police Department was originally allocated $153,663. A 20% disparity of $30,732.60 was given to Guilford County Sheriff's Department and Greensboro's final total is $122,930.40. The GPD will use the funds for officer equipment for the department.

The High Point Police Department was originally allocated $57,796. A 20% disparity of $ 11,559.20 was given to Guilford County Sheriff's Department and High Point's final total is $46,236.80. They will use the funds for ballistic vests and accessories.

The Guilford County Sheriff's Department was originally allocated $13,682 and will receive the 20% disparities from Greensboro and High Point Police Departments for a total of $55,973.80. The department will use the funds to purchase a fully outfitted, marked patrol vehicle and an AFIS (Automatic Fingerp...

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