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File #: R-2018-056    Version: 1 Name: Federal Eastern International - Active Shooter Kits
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/25/2018 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, Approving And Authorizing The Expenditure Of Federal Law Enforcement Forfeiture Funds (Justice) Pursuant To The Federal Comprehensive Crime Control Act Of 1984 For The Purchase Of Three Hundred Fifty Eight (358) Active Shooter Response Kits In An Amount Not To Exceed $230,096.92; Approving And Authorizing The Issuance Of A Purchase Order With Federal Eastern International For The Purchase Of Three Hundred Fifty Eight (358) Active Shooter Response Kits In The Amount Of $230,096.92; And Amending The Fiscal Year 2018 Adopted Operating Budget (R-2017-288) As Detailed In Exhibit 1.
Attachments: 1. Res Federal Eastern - Active Shooter Kits.pdf, 2. Exhibit 1.pdf, 3. Federal Eastern Backup.pdf, 4. Term Sheet (piggback) (2).pdf, 5. BIS 18098.pdf
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A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Approving And Authorizing The Expenditure Of Federal Law Enforcement Forfeiture Funds (Justice) Pursuant To The Federal Comprehensive Crime Control Act Of 1984 For The Purchase Of Three Hundred Fifty Eight (358) Active Shooter Response Kits In An Amount Not To Exceed $230,096.92; Approving And Authorizing The Issuance Of A Purchase Order With Federal Eastern International For The Purchase Of Three Hundred Fifty Eight (358) Active Shooter Response Kits In The Amount Of $230,096.92; And Amending The Fiscal Year 2018 Adopted Operating Budget (R-2017-288) As Detailed In Exhibit 1.


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Staff Recommends: The Approval of the Attached Resolution


Explanation:
The Police Department desires to purchase three hundred fifty eight (358) Active Shooter Response Kits, to include a Point Blank Special Ops Hard Plate Carrier, two Point Blank Steel Level III 555 Plates and a Point Blank Level IIIA Ballistic Helmet.

The purchase of three hundred fifty eight (358) Active Shooter Response Kits has been determined to be a legitimate and permissible expenditure under the federal asset sharing guidelines for forfeiture funds.

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 obtain approval for such expenditure from the City Commission.

The funding source for the purchase of three hundred fifty eight (358) Active Shooter Response Kits will be Federal Law Enforcement Forfeiture Funds (Justice) pursuant to the Feder...

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