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Legislation #: 040646 Introduction Date: 6/10/2004
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Mayor to submit a grant application under the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 to the State of Missouri in the amount of $27,019.20 with a match of funds and volunteer time from the City of $7,055.10 for a part-time child advocate position in the Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Program for a total project cost of $34,074.30.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
6/10/2004

Prepare to Introduce

6/10/2004

Referred Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

6/16/2004

Be Adopted

6/17/2004

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

6/24/2004

Adopted


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RESOLUTION NO. 040646

 

Authorizing the Mayor to submit a grant application under the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 to the State of Missouri in the amount of $27,019.20 with a match of funds and volunteer time from the City of $7,055.10 for a part-time child advocate position in the Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Program for a total project cost of $34,074.30.

 

WHEREAS, the Congress of the United States passed the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (VOCA) 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 Justice 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 VOCAs rules and regulations; and

 

WHEREAS, there is a sufficient number of citizens of Kansas City, Missouri, who are victims of domestic violence 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 $27,019.20 with a combined match from the City of $7,055.10 in funds and volunteer time to provide for a part-time child advocate position in the Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Program for a total project cost of $34,074.30.

 

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