City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
190709

9.D Requesting acceptance of a grant of $8,400 from the State Office of Public Safety to the Police Dept. for traffic enforcement.

Information

Department:PoliceSponsors:
Category:Mayor's RequestFunctions:Grant/Gift

Body

To the Honorable Board:

 

I respectfully request your approval to accept a grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety in the amount of $8,400.00 for the FY11 Traffic Enforcement initiative. Funding from this grant will be used for Drunk Driving, Over the limit, Under arrest enforcement.  During the grant period the Somerville Police Department will conduct three high-visibility traffic enforcement mobilizations. Enforcement activities under  this grant include traffic enforcement of motor vehicle laws, including but not limited to, speeding and aggressive driving, impaired driving and occupant protection.

 

The official start date of this grant is December 16, 2010 and must be expended by September 30, 2011.

 

In accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44, Section 53A, which requires a vote of the Board of Aldermen for the expenditure of grants or gifts, from the federal government and from a charitable foundation, private corporation, or an individual, or from the Commonwealth, a County or Municipality or agency thereof, we request your approval to move this request to the Board.

Meeting History

Jan 13, 2011 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:REFERRED FOR RECOMMENDATION
Feb 9, 2011 6:00 PM  Finance Committee Committee Meeting

Funding from this grant will be used for Drunk Driving, Over the limit, Under arrest enforcement.

RESULT:APPROVED
Feb 10, 2011 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:APPROVED