Leon Valley
TX

Resolution
17-008R

Discuss and consider possible action on a Resolution authorizing the submission of an application for a Reporting Technology Expansion Grant to the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division to purchase equipment as prescribed by the NB17 National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS); and authorizing the acceptance of said Grant upon award.

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Department:PoliceSponsors:
Category:Grant

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Item Discussion

PURPOSE

 

The purpose is to submit a resolution for council approval to submit an application for a grant to obtain funding for equipment to become compliant for the NB17 National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) and acceptance of the grant upon award.  This grant does not require any City matching funds.

 

Social Equity - This proposal is in consistent with the City Council's goal of excellence in service to the community.

Economic Development - This proposal provides a measure of service to the public which is quantified through business retention and increased population.

Environmental Stewardship - Once purchase of the equipment is complete, the existing computers will be recycled or repurposed within the City of Leon Valley. 

 

FISCAL IMPACT

 

This grant will provide $36,194.50 to purchase Badge MobileLink TLETS Server Software and Field Reporting, TLETS Laptop/Desktop Client Software, MobileLink Terminal Services Integration. All the funding will come from the grant. The City has no matching fund requirements for this grant.

 

STRATEGIC GOALS

 

The overall goal of the Department is to provide the best possible service to our residents, visitors, and City staff. The upgrade of current equipment used by police officers will ensure all reports are accurately, and in a timely manner, entered into the records management system and shared with the State of Texas. This equipment represents the latest generation technology and will accommodate the Police Department for years.

 

Document Comments

RECOMMENDATION

 

The City Manager and Chief of Police recommend the City Council approve this resolution, providing the Leon Valley Police Department with additional resources to serve the citizens of our community.

 

Body

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION FOR A REPORTING TECHNOLOGY EXPANSION GRANT TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION TO PURCHASE EQUIPMENT AS PRESCRIBED BY THE NB17 NATIONAL INCIDENT-BASED REPORTING SYSTEM (NIBRS); AND AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF SAID GRANT UPON AWARD

 

WHEREAS, The City of Leon Valley Council finds it in the best interest of the citizens that the City of Leon Valley Reporting Technology Expansion to be operated for the year 2017-2018; and

             

WHEREAS, The City of Leon Valley Council designates the Mayor as the grantee’s authorized official.  The authorized official is given the authority to apply for, accept, reject, alter or terminate the grant on behalf of the applicant agency; and

 

WHEREAS, The City of Leon Valley agrees to fulfill all requirements for the said project, including appropriate matching funds, as prescribed by the NB17 National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) Grants Solicitation; and

 

WHEREAS, The City of Leon Valley Council agrees that in the event of loss or misuse of the Criminal Justice Division funds, the City assures that the funds will be returned to the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division in full;

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Leon Valley Council hereby authorizes the submission of an application for a Reporting Technology Expansion Grant to the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division to purchase equipment as prescribed by the NB17 National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS), and hereby authorizes the acceptance of said Grant upon award.

 

Meeting History

Feb 21, 2017 7:00 PM  City Council Regular Meeting

Police Chief Joseph Salvaggio presented this item to submit a resolution for City Council approval to submit an application for a grant to obtain funding for equipment to become compliant for the NB17 National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) and acceptance of the grant upon award. This grant does not require any City matching funds. This grant will provide $36,194.50 to purchase Badge MobileLink TLETS Server Software and Field Reporting, TLETS Laptop/Desktop Client Software, MobileLink Terminal Services Integration. All the funding will come from the grant. The City has no matching fund requirements for this grant.

The City Manager and Chief of Police recommend the City Council approve this resolution, providing the Leon Valley Police Department with additional resources to serve the citizens of our community.

A motion was made by Council Member Monica Alcocer and seconded by Council Member Belinda Ealy, to approve a resolution authorizing the submission of an application for a Reporting Technology Expansion Grant to the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division to purchase equipment as prescribed by the NB17 National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS); and authorizing the acceptance of said Grant upon award as presented.

RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Monica Alcocer, Council Place 3
SECONDER:Belinda Ealy, Council Place 2
AYES:David Edwards, Belinda Ealy, Monica Alcocer, Benny Martinez

Discussion