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File #: R-2018-072    Version: 1 Name: 2018 FDOT Subgrant
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/27/2018 In control: Police Department
On agenda: 3/7/2018 Final action: 3/7/2018
Title: A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Ratifying The Submission Of An Application To The Florida Department Of Transportation To Receive A Subgrant Under The Safety Office Highway Safety Subgrant Program To Create An Initiative To Reduce Traffic Accidents Involving Fatalities And Injuries By Conducting Deliberate Enforcement Operations Which Target Speed And Aggressive Driving; Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Accept, If Awarded, Said Subgrant In An Approximate Amount Of $60,000.00; And Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Execute Any And All Applicable Grant Documents And Agreements.
Attachments: 1. ResolutionFDOTGRANT2018.pdf, 2. BIS 18118.pdf
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A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Ratifying The Submission Of An Application To The Florida Department Of Transportation To Receive A Subgrant Under The Safety Office Highway Safety Subgrant Program To Create An Initiative To Reduce Traffic Accidents Involving Fatalities And Injuries By Conducting Deliberate Enforcement Operations Which Target Speed And Aggressive Driving; Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Accept, If Awarded, Said Subgrant In An Approximate Amount Of $60,000.00; And Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Execute Any And All Applicable Grant Documents And Agreements.


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Staff Recommends: Approval of the attached Resolution.

Explanation:
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) awards subgrants to traffic safety partners that undertake priority area programs and activities to improve safety and reduce crashes, serious injuries, and fatalities.

Subgrants are awarded to state and local safety-related agencies to assist in the development and implementation of programs in traffic safety priority areas and funding for these subgrants are apportioned to states annually from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration according to a formula based on population and road miles.

The deadline to submit the requisite application for concept papers and consideration to receive said subgrant was February 28, 2018, and the Police Department has applied for said subgrant from the Florida Department of Transportation State Safety Office Highway Safety Subgrant Program in the approximate amount of $60,000.00.

If awarded, the Police Department will utilize the subgrant funds to create an initiative to reduce traffic accidents involving fatalities and injuries by conducting deliberate enforcement operations which target speed and aggressive driving.

If awarded, the acceptance of said subgrant funds does not require a contribution of matching funds and will incur no cost to the taxp...

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