Agenda Item_________
Columbus Consolidated Government
Council Meeting

May 13, 2014

Agenda Report


TO: Mayor and Councilors

SUBJECT: Columbus Police Department – DARE Program

INITIATED BY: Columbus Office of Crime Prevention


Recommendation: Approve a resolution requesting to extend the contract with the Columbus Police Department DARE to be GREAT summer program through June 30, 2014.

Background: Columbus Office of Crime Prevention has agreed to recommend using the balance of the funding for the DARE to be GREAT summer program approved by Resolution No. 173-13 for the 2013 program expiring on May 28, 2014.

Analysis: Funds will be used to pay for quality programming as well as mentoring for juveniles.

Financial Considerations: These funds are appropriated from the Other Local Option Sales Tax, Crime Prevention Program and do not require a match.

Projected Annual Fiscal Impact Statement: No annual fiscal impact.

Legal Considerations: Council approval is required for the contract extension.

Recommendations/Actions: Approve a resolution requesting to extend the contract with the Columbus Police Department DARE to be GREAT summer program through June 30, 2014.

A RESOLUTION
No. _____

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXTENSION OF THE CONTRACT WITH THE COLUMBUS POLICE DEPARTMENT, DARE TO BE GREAT PROGRAM.

WHEREAS, Columbus Council approved the DARE to be Great summer program on May 28, 2013 by Resolution No. 173-13; and,

WHEREAS, there is a balance available to continue the summer program in 2014; and,

WHEREAS, the funding is appropriated in the FY14 Other Local Option Sales Tax, Crime Prevention Program.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA HEREBY RESOLVES:

That the Mayor and City Manager are hereby authorized to extend the contract through Columbus Office of Crime Prevention with the Columbus Police Department through June 30, 2014 for the balance of the funding to be used for the 2014 DARE to be Great summer program. Funds were budgeted in the FY14 budget, Other Local Option Sales Tax, Crime Prevention Program.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of _____________, 2014 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _____________ members of said Council.


Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________.
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor McDaniel voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.



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Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor