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File #: 2021-1767    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 8/20/2021 In control: Committee on Public Safety Services
On agenda: 8/24/2021 Final action: 9/7/2021
Enactment date: 9/7/2021 Enactment #: 534
Effective date: 9/9/2021    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor, Director of the Department of Public Safety, and the Chief of Police, on the behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a grant agreement with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to receive monies from the 2018 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program and further authorizing legitimate expenditures by the Bureau of Police, for purchases authorized by the Grant Agreement and for the execution of agreement(s), or contract(s) for any equipment or services required in connection with the execution of said grant. Said agreement(s) or contract(s) shall not exceed ONE HUNDRED THIRTEEN THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND TWO DOLLARS ($113,702).
Indexes: AGREEMENTS, GRANT(S)
Attachments: 1. 2021-1767 Cover Letter-210809 - 2018 JAG Program letter, 2. Summary 2021-1767
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Resolution authorizing the Mayor, Director of the Department of Public Safety, and the Chief of Police, on the behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a grant agreement with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to receive monies from the 2018 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program and further authorizing legitimate expenditures by the Bureau of Police, for purchases authorized by the Grant Agreement and for the execution of agreement(s), or contract(s) for any equipment or services required in connection with the execution of said grant. Said agreement(s) or contract(s) shall not exceed ONE HUNDRED THIRTEEN THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND TWO DOLLARS ($113,702).

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Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

Section 1. The Mayor, the Director of the Department of Public Safety, and the Chief of Police, on the behalf of the City of Pittsburgh are hereby authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to receive monies from the 2018 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, for the receipt of grant monies in the amount of ONE HUNDRED THIRTEEN THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND TWO DOLLARS ($113,702). With this grant, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police (PBP) will transition from standard police bicycles to electric police bicycles, effectively enhancing the PBP Bike Unit's critical function of high-visibility, proactive community policing. The grant agreement shall be approved as to form by the City Solicitor and monies shall be deposited into the Grants Trust Fund 2329400362.45703.00

Section 2. The Mayor, the Director of the Department of Public Safety, and the Chief of Police, on the behalf of the City of Pittsburgh are hereby further authorized to enter into agreement or agreements, contract or contracts, and to make all legitimate expenditures required under the terms and conditions of the grant agreement with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), Byrne Justice Assistance G...

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