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File #: R-2020-033    Version: 1 Name: Trespassing Pilot Grant Program Operation Fast Track FY19
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/6/2020 In control: Police Department
On agenda: 2/5/2020 Final action: 2/5/2020
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, Federal Railroad Administration, To Receive The FY 2019 Trespassing Pilot Grant Program Operation Fast Track; Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Accept, If Awarded, The Grant In An Approximate Amount Of $70,144.00; Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Execute All Applicable Grant Documents And Agreements, And If Awarded, Amending The Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget. (R-2019-283)
Attachments: 1. Resolution.pdf, 2. Exhibit 1.pdf, 3. Application.pdf, 4. Hollywood Police Trespassing Pilot Grant Request Final.pdf, 5. BIS 20-071.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, Federal Railroad Administration, To Receive The FY 2019 Trespassing Pilot Grant Program Operation Fast Track; Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Accept, If Awarded, The Grant In An Approximate Amount Of $70,144.00; Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Execute All Applicable Grant Documents And Agreements, And If Awarded, Amending The Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget. (R-2019-283)

 

 

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Staff Recommends:  Approval of attached Resolution.

 

 

Explanation:

The Police Department, submitted an application to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, for Trespassing Pilot Grant Program Operation Fast Track. The Trespassing Pilot Grant Program Operation Fast Track funds will be approximately $70,144.00. If awarded, the Hollywood Police Department would utilize the grant funds for rail trespassing enforcement related activities and report those activities and the associated benefits to the Federal Railroad Administration. The goal of this enforcement and educational campaign will be to; maintain such a visible presence, underscored with constant repeated safety messaging, that it influences the behavior of the community, creates a long lasting reduction in the amount of trespassing along the rail-line, and reduces rail-related deaths.

 

 

Recommended for inclusion on the agenda by:

Chris O’Brien, Chief of Police

George R. Keller, Jr., CPPT, Deputy City Manager for Public Safety