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Legislation #: 060566 Introduction Date: 5/18/2006
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Mayor to submit a grant application under the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) of 1984 to the State of Missouri in the amount of $29,504.88 with a match of funds from the City of $7,376.28 for a child advocate position in the Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Program.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/18/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/18/2006 Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
5/31/2006 Immediate Adoption
6/1/2006 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 060566

 

Authorizing the Mayor to submit a grant application under the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) of 1984 to the State of Missouri in the amount of $29,504.88 with a match of funds from the City of $7,376.28 for a child advocate position in the Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Program.

 

WHEREAS, the Congress of the United States passed the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 to assist states in providing high quality services that directly impact the health and well-being of victims of crime; and

 

WHEREAS, the United States Department of Justices Office of Victims of Crime administers these funds at the federal level and the Missouri Department of Public Safety administers the VOCA funds at the state level; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City, Missouri, is an "eligible applicant" under the rules and regulations; and

 

WHEREAS, there is a sufficient number of citizens of Kansas City, Missouri, who are victims of domestic violence and child abuse who could benefit under the provisions of the Victims of Crime Act of 1984; and

 

WHEREAS, it is in the best interests of Kansas City, Missouri, and its citizens to apply for a grant from the State of Missouri, Department of Public Safety to secure assistance for its less fortunate citizens who have suffered physical or mental injury through acts which are in violation of criminal laws; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY

 

That the Mayor is authorized to submit a grant application to the State of Missouri, Department of Public Safety, under the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 in the amount of $29,504.88 with a match from the City of $7,376.28 to fund a portion of the salary for a child advocate position in the Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Program. The total project cost including the federal portion and the City's match is $36,881.16.

 

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