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File #: RES-21:082    Version: 1 Name: APPLY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE--BUREAU OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE (BJA) FOR THE FY21 BULLET PROOF VEST PARTNERSHIP GRANT
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/19/2021 In control: Finance & Administration Council Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/1/2021
Title: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF JONESBORO GRANTS AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT TO APPLY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE--BUREAU OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE (BJA) FOR THE FY21 BULLET PROOF VEST PARTNERSHIP GRANT
Sponsors: Grants, Police Department
Indexes: Grant
Attachments: 1. 05.25.2021 Bullet Proof Vest FY2021 Budget
Related files: CON-1219

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A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF JONESBORO GRANTS AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT TO APPLY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE--BUREAU OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE (BJA) FOR THE FY21 BULLET PROOF VEST PARTNERSHIP GRANT

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WHEREAS, applications are now being accepted for the FY21 Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant; and

 

WHEREAS, the FY21 Bulletproof Vest Grant requires a local match of 50% for every dollar of federal funding; and

WHEREAS, the Jonesboro Police Department is seeking funding for $69,244.30 to purchase 45 NIJ compliant armored vests and 5 NIJ compliant SWAT vests of which $34,622.15 is grant funds and $34,622.15 is local match.

 

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

 

SECTION 1: The City of Jonesboro, Arkansas supports the submission of the FY2021 Bulletproof Vest Grant to the Department of Justice--Bureau of Justice Assistance for $69,244.30.

 

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

 

SECTION 3: The Grants and Community Development Department is hereby authorized to submit all necessary documents for this federal grant.


PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 1ST DAY OF JUNE, 2021.