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File #: 191224    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/26/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 12/17/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing acceptance and expenditure of a STOP School Violence Technology and Threat Assessment Solutions for Safer Schools Grant.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: GRANTS, MILWAUKEE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, POLICE DEPARTMENT, SAFETY MEASURES, VIOLENCE
Attachments: 1. Grant Budget, 2. Grant Analysis, 3. Grant Summary
Number
191224

Version
ORIGINAL

Reference

Sponsor
THE CHAIR

Title
Resolution authorizing acceptance and expenditure of a STOP School Violence Technology and Threat Assessment Solutions for Safer Schools Grant.

Analysis
This resolution authorizes acceptance and expenditure of a STOP School Violence Technology and Threat Assessment Solutions for Safer Schools Grant from the US Department of Justice-Bureau of Justice Assistance in the amount of $250,000 with no City Match. The Milwaukee Police Department (MPD), in partnership with the Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) and the Urban Institute, proposes to purchase state-of-the-art software for the purpose of launching a mobile anonymous reporting system (ARS) software application within Milwaukee schools. The software will enable students, teachers, faculty, and community members to anonymously identify threats of school violence.

Body
Whereas, Under the terms of CFDA #16.839, the City of Milwaukee appears to be eligible for grant funds from the US Department of Justice-Bureau of Justice Assistance; and

Whereas, In conjunction with the Urban Institute as a sub-granteee and research partner, the purpose of this grant is to purchase state-of-the-art software for the purpose of launching a mobile anonymous reporting system (ARS) software application within Milwaukee schools; and

Whereas, The operation of this grant program from October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2022, would cost $250,000 of which 100% would be provided by the grantor; and now therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Police Department shall accept this grant without further approval unless the terms of the grant change as indicated in Section 304-81, Milwaukee Code of Ordinances; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the City Comptroller is authorized to:

1. Commit funds within the Project/Grant Parent of the 2019 Special Revenue -Grant and Aid Projects, the following amounts for the program titled...

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