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File #: R-2020-222    Version: 1 Name: SRO Program 2020-2021
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/19/2020 In control: Police Department
On agenda: 9/16/2020 Final action: 9/16/2020
Title: A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Execute The 2020-2021 School Resource Officer Program Agreement For Local Public Elementary, Middle And High Schools With The School Board Of Broward County, Florida.
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. SRO Program Agreement, 3. Term Sheet
Title
A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Execute The 2020-2021 School Resource Officer Program Agreement For Local Public Elementary, Middle And High Schools With The School Board Of Broward County, Florida.


Strategic Plan Focus
Public Safety


Body


Staff Recommends: Approval of the attached Resolution.


Explanation:
The School Board of Broward County desires to have the City assign six School Resource Officers in six public elementary schools, five School Resource Officers in five public middle schools and three School Resource Officers in three public high schools located within the City. The City and the School Board of Broward County understand that the School Resource Officer Program is established for the purposes set forth in Section 230.2318, Florida Statutes, including but not limited to assistance in prevention of juvenile delinquency. The City and the School Board of Broward County realize that the School Resource Officer Program is a wonderful benefit to school administration, students and the local community as a whole.

The City and the School Board of Broward County acknowledge that the School Resource Officers assigned to the Elementary, Middle and High Schools are instrumental in facilitating student involvement in community service programs and projects. The term of this Agreement commences on August 19, 2020 and concludes on June 9, 2021, and the School Board of Broward County, through this Agreement, intends to defray a fraction of the City's cost toward the City's School Resource Officer Program by reimbursing the City in the amount of $840,000.00.

Fiscal Impact:
Execution of agreement with the School Board of Broward County for the continuation of the School Resource Officer Program in a total of fourteen (14) public schools for the 2020-2021 school year. The term of this agreement commenced August 19, 2020 and concludes June 9, 2021.

The City wil...

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