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File #: 200207    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/27/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 9/22/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution authorizing the transfer of funds from the MPD Federal Forfeiture Revenue Contribution Account to the Police Department’s budget.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: BUDGET, POLICE DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. Plan Letter, 2. ESAC report 2019, 3. 2020 Asset Forfeiture Presentation, 4. Hearing Notice List
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
9/30/20201 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
9/22/20201 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/16/20201 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Appearing: Nicholas DeSiato, Police Dept. Shaun Doyne, Police Dept. Dan Rotar, Police Dept.
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/11/20201 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/27/20200 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available


Number
200207
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference

Sponsor
THE CHAIR

Title
Substitute resolution authorizing the transfer of funds from the MPD Federal Forfeiture Revenue Contribution Account to the Police Department’s budget.

Analysis
This resolution approves the transfer of $770,000 to the Police Department’s budget to fund items in accordance with the guidelines of the Asset Forfeiture Sharing Program. Items to be purchased with these funds include:

CATEGORY AMOUNT

Department Equipment $95,000
Neighborhood Initiatives $85,000
MKE Urban Stables $145,000
Office Supplies $25,000
Technology $150,000
Traffic Enforcement $15,000
Civil Unrest Transparency $205,000
Administrative & Miscellaneous Expenses for Command $50,000

Total $770,000

Body
Whereas, The Federal government has established specific guidelines for expending funds received as a result of the Asset Forfeiture Sharing Program; and

Whereas, these guidelines state that “sharing will be withheld from any state or local law enforcement agency if the governing body or state or local law, regulation, or policy requires or directs (1) specific expenditures of shared funds”; and

Whereas, The Police Department currently has funds held in trust (Fund No. 0678 and 0674) to increase or enhance law enforcement efforts in the City of Milwaukee; now therefore be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the City Comptroller is authorized to transfer $216,499.70 from the Police Department’s Federal Forfeiture Trust Fund Account Number 0674-3310-R999-2020-662201 and $553,500.30 from Federal Forfeiture Trust Funds Account Number 0678-3310-R999-2020-662201 to the contribution/revenue account entitled Federal Forfeiture Contribution Revenue (Account Number 0001-3310-2020-985012); and , be it

Further Resolved, That upon transfer of these funds, the City Comptroller is authorized and directed to transfer $770,000 fr...

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