Agenda Report # 82
WHEREAS, the District Attorney is requesting the acceptance of a CAP Grant in the amount of $5,000 to be reimbursed after event is concluded, in order to raise awareness of the Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights in conjunction with National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, allocated in the FY17 Budget; and,
WHEREAS, the CAP grant requires no cash match and no In-Kind Match; and,
WHEREAS, the funding will be used to raise awareness of the Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights in conjunction with NCVRW by educating the public on the services offered to victims of crime throughout the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit; and,
WHEREAS, the District Attorney will continue to supervise the operation of the Victim-Witness Assistance Program in the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit; and,
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
That the City Manager is hereby authorized to accept a grant of $5,000 from the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators, in cooperation with the Office for Victims of Crime allocated in the FY17 Budget to fund the public awareness events to be held during NCVRW 2016.
Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor