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File #: R-2018-055    Version: 1 Name: VOCA (Victims of Crime Act) Grant FY 2018-2019
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/23/2018 In control: Police Department
On agenda: 2/21/2018 Final action: 2/21/2018
Title: A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Apply For And If Awarded, Accept The Fiscal Year 2018/2019 Victims Of Crime Act ("VOCA") Grant Proposal To The Office Of The Attorney General, State Of Florida, For The Continued Funding For A Police Department Victim Advocate In An Approximate Amount Of $71,547.44; Authorizing The In-Kind Match Requirement In An Approximate Amount Of $17,886.86; Further Authorizing The Acceptance And Execution Of Said Grant Upon Its Award; And If Awarded, Amending The Fiscal Year 2018 Adopted Operating Budget (R-2017-288) As Outlined In Exhibit 1.
Attachments: 1. Resolution.pdf, 2. Exhibit 1.pdf, 3. BIS 18095.pdf

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A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Apply For And If Awarded, Accept  The Fiscal Year 2018/2019 Victims Of Crime Act (“VOCA”) Grant Proposal To The Office Of The Attorney General, State Of Florida, For The Continued Funding For A Police Department Victim Advocate In An Approximate Amount Of $71,547.44; Authorizing The In-Kind Match Requirement In An Approximate Amount Of $17,886.86; Further Authorizing The Acceptance And Execution Of Said Grant Upon Its Award; And If Awarded, Amending The Fiscal Year 2018 Adopted Operating Budget (R-2017-288) As Outlined In Exhibit 1. 

 

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Staff Recommends: Approval of the attached Resolution.

 

 

Explanation:

The Police Department, contingent upon City Commission approval, intends to submit a VOCA Grant proposal to the Office of the Attorney General, State of Florida, for the continued funding for a Police Department Victim Advocate.  VOCA grant funds will be approximately $71,547.44 and the required in-kind services for the grant will be approximately $17,886.86.

 

The Acting Chief of Police recommends that the City Commission authorize the appropriate City Officials to submit a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Grant proposal to the Office of the Attorney General, State of Florida, and provide an in-kind match in order to continue funding for a Police Department Victim Advocate.

 

 

Recommended for inclusion on the agenda by:

Dr. Wazir Ishmael, City Manager

George R. Keller, Jr. CPPT, Assistant City Manager for Public Safety, Interim Assistant City Manager for Finance and Administration

Chris O’Brien, Interim Chief of Police