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File #: 221018    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/1/2022 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 11/22/2022
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing the transfer of funds from the MPD Federal Forfeiture Revenue Contribution Account to the Police Department’s budget.
Sponsors: ALD. ZAMARRIPA
Indexes: BUDGET, POLICE DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. Asset Forfeiture Guide to Equitable Sharing for State, Local, and Tribal Law Enforcement Agencies.pdf, 2. Hearing Notice List
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
12/2/20220 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
11/22/20220 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/20220 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Appearing: Heather Hough, MPD Veronica Rudychev, MPD Kimberly Kujoth, MPD Nicholas DeSiato, Mayor's Office
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/1/20220 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
221018

Version
ORIGINAL

Reference

Sponsor
Ald. ZAMARRIPA

Title
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 $450,000.00 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

Equipment including Duty Weapns and Holsters $450,000.00

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 police requires or directs (1) specific expenditures of shared funds”; and

Whereas, the Police Department currently has funds held in trust (Fund No. 0678) 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 up to $450,000.00 from the Police Department’s Federal Forfeiture Trust Fund (Account Number 0678-3310-R999-2022-662201), to the contribution/revenue account entitled Federal Forfeiture Contribution Revenue (Account Number 0001-3310-2022-985012); and, be it

Further Resolved, That upon transfer of these funds, the City Comptroller is authorized and directed to transfer $450,000.00 from the Federal Forfeiture Revenue Contribution Account to the Police Department’s budget as follows:

0001-3310-0001-D375-006300 $450,000.00
0001-3310-0001-D375-006800 $0.00

Further resolved, That upon transfer of these funds, the City Comptroller is authorized at the request of the Police Department, without further action, to transfer funds between account 0001-33...

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