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File #: RES-19:052    Version: 1 Name: APPLY FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, BUREAU OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE (BJA) FOR FY 2019 BULLETPROOF VEST PARTNERSHIP GRANT
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/29/2019 In control: Finance & Administration Council Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/21/2019
Title: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF JONESBORO GRANTS AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TO APPLY FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, BUREAU OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE (BJA) FOR FY 2019 BULLETPROOF VEST PARTNERSHIP GRANT
Sponsors: Grants
Related files: CON-1017

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A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF JONESBORO GRANTS AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TO APPLY FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, BUREAU OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE (BJA) FOR FY 2019 BULLETPROOF VEST PARTNERSHIP GRANT

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WHEREAS, applications are now being accepted for the FY2019 Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant; and

 

WHEREAS, the FY 2019 Bulletproof Vest Grant is funded at 50% Department of Justice and a 50% local match is required; and

WHEREAS, the Jonesboro Police Department is seeking funding for $33,879 to purchase 42 NIJ compliant armored vests of which $16,939.50 is the federally funded and $16,939.50 is local match; and

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL FOR THE CITY OF JONESBORO, ARKANSAS THAT:

 

Section 1: The City of Jonesboro supports the submission of the Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance to submit the 2019 Bulletproof Vest Grant for $33,879 for 42 NIJ Compliant armored vests.

 

SECTION 2: The Mayor and the City Clerk are hereby authorized by the City Council for the City of Jonesboro to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this application.

 

SECTION 3: The Grants and Community Development Department is hereby authorized by the City Council for the City of Jonesboro to submit all necessary documents for this federal grant.

 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 21st day of May, 2019.