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AGENDA ITEM # 24 KEY FOCUS AREA:

Public Safety

AGENDA DATE:

May 14, 2014

COUNCIL DISTRICT(S):

All

DEPARTMENT:

Police

CMO:

Ryan S. Evans, 671-9837

MAPSCO:

N/A ________________________________________________________________

SUBJECT Authorize (1) the application for and acceptance of the “Click It or Ticket" Mobilization Grant from the Texas Department of Transportation for a safety belt enforcement initiative for the period April 29, 2014 through June 7, 2014 in the amount of $59,949; (2) a City contribution of pension and Federal Insurance Contributions Act costs in the amount of $17,355; and (3) execution of the grant agreement - Total not to exceed $77,304 - Financing: Current Funds ($17,355) and Texas Department of Transportation Grant Funds ($59,949) BACKGROUND The Click-It or Ticket Grant provides for the reimbursement of overtime salaries paid to officers enforcing Seatbelt and Child Safety Seat laws at locations throughout the City of Dallas. This grant is one of the “wave” grants from TXDOT that are part of the national traffic safety plan and are awarded to TXDOT grant recipients. The grant is for the increased enforcement of Seatbelt and Child Safety Seat laws during the national campaign of April 29, 2014 through June 7, 2014. PRIOR ACTION/REVIEW (Council, Boards, Commissions) Authorized an application for and acceptance of the “Click It or Ticket” Overtime Enforcement grant from the Texas Department of Transportation for a safety belt initiative on March 27, 2002, by Resolution No. 02-1095. Authorized an application for and acceptance of the “Click It or Ticket” Overtime Enforcement grant from the Texas Department of Transportation for a safety belt initiative on November 13, 2002, by Resolution No. 02-3216.

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