A RESOLUTION BY PUBLIC SAFETY AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE
AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO APPLY AND ACCEPT A GRANT FROM THE GOVERNORS OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY (“GOHS”), IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($300,000.00) TO PARTICIPATE IN A MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL DUI TASK FORCE INTENDED TO REDUCE TRAFFIC FATALITIES IN THE METROPOLITAN ATLANTA AREA; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
|Category:||Public Safety\Legal Administration||Functions:||Legislative Liaison - William Boyd|
WHEREAS, the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is presently accepting grant applications for local agencies wishing to participate in a multi-jurisdictional initiative to reduce traffic fatalities related to DUI offenses and distracted driving and;
WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta is concerned about this traffic safety problem and intends to fully cooperate with this state effort in the metropolitan Atlanta area; and
WHEREAS, state grant funding support of this initiative includes the purchase of two (2) marked patrol vehicles and funding towards the salaries of two (2) Atlanta Police Officers, and
WHEREAS, the grant will provide funding not to exceed three hundred thousand dollars and zero cents ($300,000.00”).
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, THAT:
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES, that the Mayor, or her designee, is hereby authorized to apply for and accept a grant from the Governors Office of Highway Safety to reduce traffic fatalities in the metropolitan Atlanta Area.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety will not require a local match.
BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that all resolutions and parts of resolutions, in conflict herewith are hereby waived to the extent of the conflict.
|MOVER:||Andre Dickens, Post 3 At Large|
|SECONDER:||Howard Shook, District 7|
|AYES:||J. P. Matzigkeit, Andrea L. Boone, Andre Dickens, Howard Shook, Antonio Brown|
|ABSENT:||Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet|
|MOVER:||Matt Westmoreland, Councilmember, Post 2 At Large|
|SECONDER:||Marci Collier Overstreet, Councilmember, District 11|
|AYES:||Michael Julian Bond, Matt Westmoreland, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Amir R Farokhi, Antonio Brown, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Jennifer N. Ide, Howard Shook, J. P. Matzigkeit, Dustin Hillis, Andrea L. Boone, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd|