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File #: 201455    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/2/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 5/4/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution authorizing acceptance and expenditure of a Coronavirus Emergency Response grant.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Attachments: 1. 2020 CER-Budget.pdf, 2. 2020 CER-Equity Statement.pdf, 3. 2020 CER-Grant Analysis.pdf, 4. 2020 CER-Grant Summary.pdf



Substitute resolution authorizing acceptance and expenditure of a Coronavirus Emergency Response grant.

This resolution authorizes the Milwaukee Police Department to accept and fund a Coronavirus Emergency Response grant from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) - Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) in the amount of $2,939,610. The Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program will support the Department’s continued activities to prevent and respond to the coronavirus.

Whereas, Under CFDA #16.034, the City of Milwaukee appears to be eligible for grant funds from the U.S. Department of Justice, and

Whereas, The operation of this grant from 01/20/2020 to 01/31/2022 would cost $2,939,610, of which 100% would be provided by the grantor; 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 2020 Special Revenue-Grant and Aid Projects, the following amount for the program titled: Coronavirus Emergency Response:

Project/Grant Fund Org Program BY Subclass Account
GR0002000000 0150 9990 0001 0000 R999 000600

Project Amount
Grantor Share $2,939,610

2. Create the necessary Grant and Aid Project/Grant and Project/Grant levels; budget against these Project/Grant values the amount required under the grant agreement;

3. Establish the necessary City Share Project Values; and, be it

Further Resolved, That these funds are budgeted for the Milwaukee Police Department which is authorized to:

1. Expend from the amount budgeted for specified purposes as indicated in the grant budget and incur costs consistent with the award...

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