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File #: 190886    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/24/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 1/21/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution authorizing the Department of Administration to accept and expend a 2020 Presidential Candidate Nominating Convention grant from the United States Department of Justice to provide security and related services for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Attachments: 1. Grant budget Form for Sub 2, 2. Grant Budget Form for Sub 1, 3. DOA Letter, 4. Hearing Notice List
Number
190886
Version
SUBSTITUTE 2
Reference
181430
Sponsor
THE CHAIR

Title
Substitute resolution authorizing the Department of Administration to accept and expend a 2020 Presidential Candidate Nominating Convention grant from the United States Department of Justice to provide security and related services for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Department of Administration to accept and expend grant award funds from the Department of Justice for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
Body
Whereas, The Common Council adopted File Number 181430, a resolution conditionally approving an agreement with DNC Services Corp. and The Good Land Committee to be entered into if the City of Milwaukee is chosen by the DNC as the host city for the 2020 Democratic National Convention; and

Whereas, The Democratic Party of the United States selected the City of Milwaukee to be the host city for the 2020 Democratic National Convention; and

Whereas, The City entered into an agreement between the City, the DNC and the Host Committee regarding the City’s role in hosting the Convention (“City Agreement”); and

Whereas, Under the terms of the City Agreement, the City is required to, among other things, assist the DNC and Host Committee with the public infrastructure needs (such as street closures) and permitting for the Convention as well providing security services as necessary for the Convention in cooperation with the DNC, federal agencies such as the Secret Service and other law enforcement and firefighting agencies; and

Whereas, Federal grants are expected to pay the costs of the security services needed for the Convention, but in the event federal grants are not available, the City Agreement requires the Host Committee to reimburse the City for such costs; and

Whereas, The City will apply for all applicable Federal grants relating to the 2020 Democratic National Convention; and

Whereas, The operation of this grant fr...

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