Agenda Report # 51
WHEREAS, the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council announced a 2013 Law Enforcement Intoxilyzer Instrument Transition Program Solicitation through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program who is a primary provider of federal criminal justice funding to state and local jurisdictions; and,
WHEREAS, the Sheriff's Office is eligible to receive a JAG grant not to exceed $9,000 for the purchase of one Intoxilyzer 9000 instrument during the award period of May 1, 2013 through August 31, 2013; and,
WHEREAS, the Intoxilyzers maintained at the county jail provide breath alcohol testing results for several local law enforcement agencies thereby improving their ability to effectively test, in a controlled environment, subjects who are potentially under the influence of alcohol.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
That the City Manger is hereby authorized to submit an application, and if approved, accept a maximum JAG grant of $9,000.00 for the Sheriff's Office to purchase one Intoxilyzer 9000 instrument, and amend the Multi-Governmental Fund by the amount of the award.
Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________.
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor McDaniel voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.
Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor