Items Types:
For Meeting of:
November 3, 2014
District: ALL From:
Contract ID: Document Number:
Exhibits: Yes On File (City Clerk) : Yes Draft Only: No
Grant Received by City?: Yes

FY 2014 Department of Justice Award for Solving Cold Cases with DNA

The Department of Justice approved OPD's application for a grant to assist OPD in investigating and solving cold homicide cases through DNA.  The grant award of $81,446.00 will be used to offset overtime, travel and DNA processing by an independent lab. The grant award period is from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2016. There are several special conditions which apply to OPD and other City Departments, each of which we are able to meet. 

Fiscal & Efficiency Data: Attached.

FY 2014 DOJ, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) grant award of $81,446.00, application for which was approved by City Council on May 12, 2014.

Recommended Action:
Approval by City Council, and execution of the grant award documents by the Mayor, subject to review and approval by the City Attorney's Office and the Grants Development Supervisor.

Agenda Item attachment(s) on file in the City Clerks Office.

Note: All agenda items must be in the City Clerk's office by Noon Friday, six(6) business days prior to the regular Monday City Council meeting.

Contact: Lilian Draisin, Natasha Williams, Karen Haley
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 10/21/2014 5:56 PM
Budget Outside Routing Approval 10/21/2014 5:56 PM
Grants 10/23/2014 3:41 PM
City Clerk 10/24/2014 6:57 AM

Name: Description: Type:
FY_2014_Solving_Cold_Cases_with_DNA_Grant_Award_Documents.pdf FY 2014 Solving Cold Cases With DNA grant award Backup Material
FIS_-_FY_2014_Solving_Cold_Cases_with_DNA.doc FIS - FY 2014 Solving Cold Cases with DNA Grant Fiscal Impact Statement

"Enhance the quality of life in the City by delivering public services in a knowledgeable, responsive and financially responsible manner."