City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
19-O-1521

AN ORDINANCE BY PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE AMENDING THE FY2020 (INTERGOVERNMENTAL GRANT FUND) BUDGET, DEPARTMENT OF POLICE, BY ADDING TO ANTICIPATIONS AND APPROPRIATIONS, IN THE AMOUNT OF TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-FOUR THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($264,474.00), FROM THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE COORDINATING COUNCIL; AND WAIVING THE REQUIREMENT OF CHAPTER 2, ARTICLE IX, DIVISION I, SECTION 2-910 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, ENTITLED “GRANT APPLICATIONS”; AND RATIFYING THE POLICE DEPARTMENTS ACTIONS IN APPLYING FOR ACCEPTING AND ENTERING INTO THE AGREEMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE COORDINATING COUNCIL; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

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Category:Public Safety\Legal AdministrationFunctions:Legislative Liaison - William Boyd

Attachments

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Body

WHEREAS, CJCC, (“Criminal Justice Coordinating Council”) is an Executive Branch agency through the Georgia General Assembly, responsible for establishing a statewide body to unify that State’s diverse and interdependent criminal justice system: and

WHEREAS, in October 2017, CJCC received a $3M grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative. These funds will support the enhancement of Georgia’s initiatives to best serve survivors of sexual assault through a coordinated and victim-centered response; and

WHEREAS, specifically, funding from this grant will be used to create a Metro Atlanta Sexual Assault Task Force to address the downstream investigations and prosecutions of cold case sexual assaults that have resulted from testing of previously unsubmitted or untested sexual assault kits: and

WHEREAS, the grant will fund one (1) Atlanta Police Investigators salary, benefits, equipment and annual training; and

WHEREAS, Chapter 2, Article IX, Division 1, Section 2-910 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Atlanta, Georgia, (“Section 2-910"), subsection (a), requires that “any grant application which anticipates or proposes a contractual agreement that would bind the city to a particular project or contract...shall be approved before its filed by resolution or ordinance...”; and

WHEREAS, the Police Department failed to submit a resolution to apply for and accept the grant from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council.

WHEREAS, the Police Department assigned an Investigator to the task force May 2018 until May 2019.

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORIGA, HEREBY ORDAINS, AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1: That Section 2-910 is hereby waived, and the City’s actions are hereby ratified in applying for, accepting and executing any necessary documents in connection with this Grant.

SECTION 2: That the Mayor is authorized to apply for, accept, and execute all documents associated with this Grant.

SECTION 3: That the FY 2020 (Intergovernmental Grant Fund) Budget, Police Department, be and is hereby amended as follows:

 

 

Add to Anticipations

PTAEO

 

FDOA

Award Number

 

 

 

 

Amount

Fund

GL Dept #

Rev. Acct.

Function Activity Number

GL Project #

GL Funding Source

250142553

 

 

 

 

$264,474

2501

240101

3311101

1320000

300173

42553

 

Contract Total: $264,474

 

Add to Appropriations

PTAEO

 

FDOA

Project Number

Award Number

Exp. Acct.

Owning Org.

Amount

Fund

GL Dept #

Exp. Acct.

Function Activity Number

GL Project #

GL Funding Source

24300173

250142553

5999999

COA

$264,474

2501

240101

5999999

1320000

300173

42553

Contract Total: $264,474

 

 

 

SECTION 4: That the grant agreement will not become binding upon the City and the City will incur no obligation or liability under it, until it has been approved by the City Attorney as to form, executed by the Police Chief, attested by the Municipal Clerk and delivered to Criminal Justice Coordinating Council.

SECTION 5: That all ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby waived for purposes of this ordinance only and only to the extent of the conflict.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meeting History

Sep 10, 2019 3:00 PM Video Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Sep 16, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 13 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [13 TO 0]
MOVER:Carla Smith, Councilmember, District 1
SECONDER:Andre Dickens, Councilmember, Post 3 At Large
AYES:Matt Westmoreland, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Amir R Farokhi, Antonio Brown, Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Jennifer N. Ide, J. P. Matzigkeit, Dustin Hillis, Andrea L. Boone, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd
AWAY:Michael Julian Bond, Howard Shook
Sep 24, 2019 3:00 PM Video Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Howard Shook, District 7
SECONDER:Dustin Hillis, Chair
AYES:Dustin Hillis, Andrea L. Boone, Andre Dickens, Marci Collier Overstreet, Howard Shook, Antonio Brown
ABSENT:J. P. Matzigkeit
Oct 7, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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ADOPTED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 12 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED [12 TO 0]
MOVER:Dustin Hillis, Councilmember, District 9
SECONDER:Marci Collier Overstreet, Councilmember, District 11
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Amir R Farokhi, Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Jennifer N. Ide, Howard Shook, J. P. Matzigkeit, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd
AWAY:Matt Westmoreland, Antonio Brown, Andrea L. Boone