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Legislation #: 030220 Introduction Date: 2/20/2003
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 3/6/2003
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER WILLIAMS-NEAL
Title: Authorizing the Mayor to submit a grant application to the Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center, Inc, for a U.S. Department of Justice Collaborative Response to Crime in Urban Areas Grant in the amount of $160,000.00 with no match from the City for three positions for Victims Advocates assistance.

Legislation History
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2/20/2003

Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

3/5/2003

Immediate Adoption

3/6/2003

Adopted


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RESOLUTION NO. 030220

 

Authorizing the Mayor to submit a grant application to the Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center, Inc, for a U.S. Department of Justice Collaborative Response to Crime in Urban Areas Grant in the amount of $160,000.00 with no match from the City for three positions for Victims Advocates assistance.

 

WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Justice awarded the Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center, Inc., a Collaborative Response to Crime in Urban Areas Grant to create a competitive process for the selection of five high crime urban sites across the United States; the selected sites will link public agencies and crime victims service providers with faith-based community services to meet victims needs; and

WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Justice awarded these funds at the federal level to the Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center, Inc., to create a competitive process for the selection of five high crime urban sites across the United States; 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 crimes who could benefit under the provisions of the Collaborative Response to Crime in Urban Areas Grant; and

 

WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of Kansas City, Missouri, and its citizens to apply for a grant from the Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center, Inc., 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 Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center, Inc., for a U. S. Department of Justice Collaborative Response to Crime in Urban Areas Grant in the amount of $160,000.00 with no match from the City for three positions for Victims Advocates assistance.

 

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