Items Types:
For Meeting of:
June 15, 2015
District: ALL From:
Contract ID: Document Number:
Exhibits: Yes On File (City Clerk) : Yes Draft Only: No
Grant Received by City?: Yes

Application for funding from the FY 2015 U.S. Department of Justice, Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Grant

The Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Grant will provide up to $125,000 to support the salary and fringe costs of a new police officer for 3 years. These funds will be used to add a new School Resource Officer, who will be assigned to Blankner Elementary School. The Orlando Police Department will provide at least 25% in matching funds to support this new officer.

Fiscal & Efficiency Data: FIS is not required at this time

Recommended Action:
Approval by City Council of the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Grant application and execution by the Mayor, subject to review and approval by the City Attorney's Office and the Grants Development Division.

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, Police Planning Administrator, Natasha Williams, Chief Assistant City Attorney, Angela Knowlton, Grants & Management Analyst, Annette Rodriguez
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 6/4/2015 12:08 PM
Budget Outside Routing Approval 6/4/2015 12:08 PM
Grants 6/5/2015 3:40 PM
City Clerk 6/5/2015 3:41 PM

Name: Description: Type:
COPS_Hiring_FY15_Application.pdf Grant Application Package with Attachments Backup Material

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