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File #: 18-1083    Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 9/5/2018 In control: Broken Arrow City Council
On agenda: 9/18/2018 Final action: 9/18/2018
Title: Approval of and authorization to accept a grant from the Oklahoma District Attorney's Council for the City of Broken Arrow (Victims of Crime Act Grant) to provide a Victim Response Program for the City of Broken Arrow in Fiscal year 2018-2019
Attachments: 1. Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Grant Narratives

Broken Arrow City Council

Meeting of: 09-18-2018

 

Title:

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Approval of and authorization to accept a grant from the Oklahoma District Attorney’s Council for the City of Broken Arrow (Victims of Crime Act Grant) to provide a Victim Response Program for the City of Broken Arrow in Fiscal year 2018-2019 

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Background:

The Police Department is eligible for a grant from the Oklahoma District Attorney’s Council with a project amount of $47,659.00. The sum of $38,127.00 will be reimbursed through the grant and the City will contribute $9,532.00, from the Police Operational Budget towards the cash match requirement. Funding will be utilized in the following purpose areas (1) Contractual full time Victim Advocate (2) Equipment (3) Supplies and Operating and (4) Conference & Training.

The proposed contractual funds will specifically hire a full time Victim Advocate. Equipment funds will be utilized to purchase the Victim Advocate a cell phone. Supplies and Operating will purchase a cell phone service plan and Conference and Training funds will be used for police staff and advocate training. 

Staff recommends that the City Council approve and authorize acceptance of the grant award.

 

 

Cost:                                                                $47,659.00 (38,172.00 grant funded)

Funding Source:                     $9,532.00 from Police Operations

Requested By:                      Brandon C. Berryhill, Chief of Police

Approved By:                      Michael L. Spurgeon, City Manager

Attachments:                                          Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Grant Narratives

 

Recommendation:

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Approve the Victim of Crime Act (VOCA) grant award.

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