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File #: 201460    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/2/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/23/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution relative to acceptance and funding of a 2020 Operation Legend grant.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Attachments: 1. 2020 Operation Legend - Signed Equity Statement.pdf, 2. 2020 Operation Legend-Budget.pdf, 3. Operation Legend 2020 Grant Analysis.pdf, 4. Operation Legend 2020 Grant Summary.pdf, 5. Hearing Notice List



Substitute resolution relative to acceptance and funding of a 2020 Operation Legend grant.

This resolution authorizes the Milwaukee Police Department to accept and fund a 2020 Operation Legend grant from the Wisconsin Department of Justice in the amount of $1,347,142. The purpose of this initiative is to support the Department’s involvement in Operation Legend. This operation will enable local law enforcement officers to participate in federal task force efforts to reduce violent crime within the City of Milwaukee.

Whereas, Under CFDA#16.738, the City of Milwaukee appears to be eligible for grant funds from the WI Department of Justice, and

Whereas, The operation of this grant from 2/01/2021 to 09/30/2023 would cost $1,347,142, 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 2021 Special Revenue-Grant and Aid Projects, the following amount for the program titled: 2020 Operation Legend:

Project/Grant Fund Org Program BY Subclass Account
GR0002100000 0150 9990 0001 0000 R999 000600

Project Amount
Grantor Share $1,347,142

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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