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02/05/2019 06F Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification with The United States Department of Justice to\'4\lyy tbxk ik 1 " PPP +� PPP d g. P A P p P 1 PPi ittYlltYlt.\ta. BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEM ENT Item No. 6.F. For Meeting of: February 5, 2019 ITEM TITLE: Resolution authorizing an Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification with the United States Department of Justice SUBMITTED BY: Gary Jones, Interim Chief of Police Bronson Faul, Senior Assistant City Attorney SUMMARY EXPLANATION: The City of Yakima and the United States Department of Justice, through their law enforcement agencies, have maintained a cooperative working agreement designed to combat controlled substance traffic within the City of Yakima. The federal Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification sets forth the requirements for participation in the federal Equitable Sharing Program and restrictions upon the use of federally forfeited cash, property, proceeds, and any interest earned which are equitably shared with the participating law enforcement agency. A copy of the agreement is on file in the City Clerk's office. ITEM BUDGETED: Yes STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Public Safety ir APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL: lir City Manager STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution BOARD/COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type Dl esolution- gsitable harmg Agr meet. 1/17/2019 esolutien 3 RESOLUTION NO. R-2019- RESOLUTION authorizing the City Manager and the Chief of Police of the City of Yakima to execute an Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification with the United States Department of Justice WHEREAS, the City and the United States Department of Justice through their law enforcement agencies have maintained a cooperative working agreement designed to combat controlled substance traffic within the City of Yakima; and WHEREAS, the agreement sets forth the requirements for participation in the federal Equitable Sharing Program; and WHEREAS, the agreement sets forth the restrictions upon the use of federally forfeited cash, property, proceeds, and any interest earned which are equitably shared with the participating law enforcement agency; and, WHEREAS, the City Council deems it to be in the best interest of the City to approve the agreement, now, therefore; BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF YAKIMA: The City Manager and the Chief of Police of the City of Yakima are hereby authorized and directed to sign the Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification with the United States Department of Justice, which is hereby incorporated by reference. ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL this 5'h day of February, 2019. Kathy Coffey, Mayor ATTEST: Sonya Clear Tee, City Clerk