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Legislation #: 100379 Introduction Date: 4/29/2010
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 5/23/2010
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing and requesting the Mayor to submit a grant application under the State Services to Victims Fund in the amount of $96,269.55 with a match of City funds of $1,003.25 for two full time victim assistants and a part time child care provider in the Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Program.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/28/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/29/2010 Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee
5/5/2010 Be Adopted
5/6/2010 Add to Consent Docket
5/13/2010 Passed

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RESOLUTION NO. 100379

 

Authorizing and requesting the Mayor to submit a grant application under the State Services to Victims Fund in the amount of $96,269.55 with a match of City funds of $1,003.25 for two full time victim assistants and a part time child care provider in the Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Program.

 

WHEREAS, in 1981, the State's initial victim assistance program was established by the Missouri General Assembly with the adoption of Section 595.050, RSMo, and in 1988, with the passage of Section 595.100, RSMo, the Services to Victims Fund was established; and

 

WHEREAS, the source of funding is a $7.50 court cost assessed in any court in the state (including juvenile court) for violation of a criminal law of the state including an infraction and a violation of a municipal or county ordinance; and

 

WHEREAS, the Missouri Department of Public Safety administers the SSVF funds; 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 State Services to Victims Fund; 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 law; 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 State Services to Victims Fund in the amount of $96,269.55 with a match from the City of $1,003.25 to fund a portion of the salary for two victim assistants and a child care position in the Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Program with the total project cost, including the state portion and the City's match, being $97,272.80.

 

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