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Legislation #: 980890 Introduction Date: 7/16/1998
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 8/2/1998
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER ZCLEAVER(OLD)
Title: Supporting the application to the U.S. Department of Justice for the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant.

Legislation History
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7/16/1998

Prepare to Introduce

7/16/1998

Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

7/22/1998

Immediate Adoption

7/23/1998

Adopted


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RESOLUTION NO. 980890

 

Supporting the application to the U.S. Department of Justice for the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant.

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouri, as the designated contact entity, desires to submit an application to the Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice, for the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant, under the Fiscal Year 1997 Omnibus Appropriations Act, by Friday, July 31, 1998; and,

 

WHEREAS, the City has the opportunity to apply for and receive noncompetitive Federal grant funds in the amount of $2,723,093.00 to support the City and community crime prevention efforts from the Bureau of Justice Assistance; and,

 

WHEREAS, in 1996, the City applied for and received $2,587,958.00, and in 1997, the City applied for and received $2,615,667.00 from the Bureau of Justice Assistance pursuant to which the City entered into cooperative agreements with the Kansas City Police Department, the Kansas City, Missouri School District and the Jackson County Prosecutors Office for local law enforcement initiatives; and,

 

WHEREAS, the new Local Law Enforcement Block Grant application ties into the Citys initiatives to prevent crime and create a safer community for the children, enhanced security measures, public safety, drug prevention programs, and other law enforcement measures; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council do acknowledge and support this application submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice for the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant.

 

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