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File #: R-2017-173    Version: 1 Name: SWAT Vans(Garber-EVI-Strobes)
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/1/2017 In control: Police Department
On agenda: 6/21/2017 Final action: 6/21/2017
Title: A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Approving And Authorizing The Expenditure Of Federal (Justice) Law Enforcement Forfeiture Funds Pursuant To The Federal Comprehensive Crime Control Act Of 1984 For The Purchase Of Two (2) Ford T350 Transport Vans, Emergency Light Packages, And Interior Vehicle Equipment In An Amount Not To Exceed $112,000.00 To Be Utilized By The Police Department's Swat Team; Approving And Authorizing The Issuance Of A Purchase Order Between The City And Garber Ford For The Purchase Of The Two 2017 Transit Cargo Vans In The Amount Of $65,994.00; Approving And Authorizing The Issuance Of A Purchase Order Between The City And Emergency Vehicle, Inc. For The Purchase Of Interior Vehicle Equipment In An Amount Not To Exceed $38,005.00; And Amending The Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget (R-2016-284) As Outlined In Exhibit 1.
Attachments: 1. Res SWAT van-Interior-Lighting-LETF Funds.pdf, 2. SWAT Vans Exhibit 1.pdf, 3. SWAT Vans - Interior Lighting - Backup.pdf, 4. TermSheetGarberFordSwatVans2017piggyback.pdf, 5. TermSheetEmergencyVehicleIncinterioreqswatpiggyback.pdf, 6. BIS 17193.pdf
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A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Approving And Authorizing The Expenditure Of Federal (Justice) Law Enforcement Forfeiture Funds Pursuant To The Federal Comprehensive Crime Control Act Of 1984 For The Purchase Of Two (2) Ford T350 Transport Vans, Emergency Light Packages, And Interior Vehicle Equipment In An Amount Not To Exceed $112,000.00 To Be Utilized By The Police Department's Swat Team; Approving And Authorizing The Issuance Of A Purchase Order Between The City And Garber Ford For The Purchase Of The Two 2017 Transit Cargo Vans In The Amount Of $65,994.00; Approving And Authorizing The Issuance Of A Purchase Order Between The City And Emergency Vehicle, Inc. For The Purchase Of Interior Vehicle Equipment In An Amount Not To Exceed $38,005.00; And Amending The Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget (R-2016-284) As Outlined In Exhibit 1.


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Staff Recommends: The Approval of the Attached Resolution


Explanation:
The Police Department desires to purchase two (2) transport vans and associated equipment in order enhance the safety, reliability, operational efficiency and performance capabilities of the Special Weapons and Tactics Unit ("SWAT").

The existing transport vans are 13 years old and are constantly in need of repair.

The SWAT unit is utilized in high risk situations and SWAT personnel rely heavily on their transport vans to facilitate these high risk operations.

The Department of Justice's Equitable Sharing Guidelines ("Guidelines") sets forth that Federal Law Enforcement Forfeiture Funds may be expended on permissible uses such as the costs associated with the purchase, lease, maintenance, or operation of law enforcement equipment for use by law enforcement personnel that supports law enforcement activities, provided that the purchase is not a budgeted item and it is not supplanting a normal operating need/expectation of the law enforcement agency.

The Guidelines require that the Police Department obt...

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