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File #: ID 20-0030    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/19/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/21/2020 Final action:
Title: Resolution Authorizing Grant Application and Execution of a Memorandum of Understanding for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY 2019
Attachments: 1. T756-2658 PH Ad.pdf, 2. FY 19 JAG MOU 10.11.19.pdf, 3. 20-0030 RES 2019 JAG.pdf
Title
Resolution Authorizing Grant Application and Execution of a Memorandum of Understanding for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY 2019

Body
Department: Police
Council District: All

Public Hearing: 12/17/19
Advertising Date/By: 12/5/19

Contact 1 and Phone: 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 (JAG) Program FY19 in the amount of $250,102; the award notification was received September 20, 2019. On November 19, 2019, City Council was presented with a resolution calling a public hearing to allow public comment on the grant on December 17, 2019. Council is now requested to adopt the attached resolution approving the grant application and the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding.

BACKGROUND:
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program 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 and 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 FY19 JAG for the award period of October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2022.

This grant is a divided between the Greensboro Police Department, High Point Police Department and Guilford County Sheriff's Department. The Guilford County Sheriff's Department will received 20% of the other departments' awards. The reallocation of the 20% occurs when a city or 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 share the $250,102 JAG funds to the Greensboro P...

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