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08/20/2019 06G Ratifying Application for Justice Assistance Grant Program; Interlocal Agreement with Yakima County a\'4\lyy bxk ik 1 + PPP d g. P A PPPPPP+Pd s' lii it tYlltYlA.\ta. BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEM ENT Item No. 6.G. For Meeting of:August 20, 2019 ITEM TITLE: Resolution ratifying an application for a grant from the Justice Assistance Grant Program and authorizing an interlocal agreement with Yakima County SUBMITTED BY: Matt Murray, Chief of Police Shawn Boyle, Captain SUMMARY EXPLANATION: This approves ratification of an application for a grant in the total amount of $63,794 from the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Administration, Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program, including an interlocal agreement with Yakima County, which shall receive a portion of the grant proceeds for local law enforcement efforts. ITEM BUDGETED: No STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Public Safety if APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL: City Manager STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution. BOARD/COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type l esolution-JAB rant / /2019 E esolution D retract- rant / /2019 retract 2 RESOLUTION NO. R-2019- A RESOLUTION ratifying an application for a grant from the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Administration, Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program and authorizing an interlocal agreement with Yakima County WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Administration, Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program, has grant funds available to local governments to support efforts to reduce crime and improve public safety; and WHEREAS, the Yakima Police Department has been notified that $63,794 in grant funds have been allocated to the City of Yakima and Yakima County and are available upon submission of a completed grant application and satisfaction of certain conditions; and WHEREAS, one of the grant approval conditions is that the City and County execute an Interlocal Agreement whereby the City shall transfer $11,939 of the grant monies to the County to support law enforcement activities of the Yakima County Sheriff's Department; and WHEREAS,the City Council of the City of Yakima considered this matter at an open public meeting in which citizens were provided an opportunity to comment and deems it to be in the best interest of the City to authorize submission of an application to the Justice Assistance Grant Program for said available funds and execution of all necessary documents and contracts to complete said grant transaction, now, therefore, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF YAKIMA: 1. The City Manager or his designee is hereby authorized to submit a completed grant application to the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Administration, Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program,to obtain a grant to fund local efforts to reduce crime and improve public safety. 2. The City Manager or his designee is further authorized and directed to accept the grant on behalf of the City of Yakima, and to take all steps and execute all documents and contracts necessary to complete this grant transaction, including but not limited to execution of the attached Interlocal Agreement with Yakima County whereby Yakima County shall receive a portion of the grant proceeds for local law enforcement efforts. ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL August 20, 2019. ATTEST: Kathy Coffey, Mayor Sonya Clear Tee, City Clerk 3 GMS APPLICATION NUMBER 2019-H3659-WA-DJ MOU Number THE STATE OF WASHINGTON KNOW ALL BY THESE PRESENTCOUNTY OF YAKIMA INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN CITY OF YAKIMA AND YAKIMA COUNTY 2019 BYRNE JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG) PROGRAM AWARD This agreement is made and entered into this _ day of 2019,by and between CITY of YAKIMA,acting by and through its governing body, the City Council, herein after referred to as the CITY, and YAKIMA COUNTY acting by and through its governing body, the Board of Commissioners, hereinafter referred to as the COUNTY,both of Yakima County, State of Washington, witnesseth: WHEREAS, this Agreement Is made under the authority of the Interlocal Cooperation Act, as amended, and codified in chapter 39.34 of the Revised Code of Washington provided for interlocal cooperation between governmental agencies; and WHEREAS,each governing body, in performing governmental functions or in paying for the performance of governmental functions hereunder, shall make that performance or those payments from current revenues legally available to that party; and WHEREAS, each governing body finds that the performance of this Agreements is in the best interests of both parties, that the undertaking will benefit the public, and that the division of costs fairly compensates the performing party for the services or functions under this agreement; and WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Administration, Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program, has grant funds available to local governments to support efforts to reduce crime and improve public safety, and WHEREAS, the Yakima Police Department has been notified that$63,794 in grant funds have been allocated to the City of Yakima and Yakima County and are available upon submission of a completed grant application and satisfaction of certain conditions, and WHEREAS,one of the grant approval conditions is that the City and County execute an Interlocal Agreement whereby the City shall transfer $11,939 of the grant monies to the County to support law enforcement activities of the Yakima County Sheriff's Department; NOW THEREFORE,the CITY and the COUNTY agree as follows: ,Section I, Expressly conditioned upon award to the CITY of the above referenced grant funds in the amount of $63,794 CITY agrees to pay the COUNTY a total of$11,939 of JAG funds. These funds will be used by the Yakima County Sheriff's Office to purchase patrol portable radios to include supporting accessories. Section 2 The COUNTY agrees to accept and use$11,939 to be used by the Yakima County Sheriffs Office to purchase patrol portable radios to include supporting accessories. 4 GMS APPLICATION NUMBER 2019-H3659-WA-DJ Section 3 Each party to this Agreement will be responsible for its own actions in providing services under this Agreement and shall not be liable for any civil liability that may arise from the furnishing of the services by the other party. Section 4, The parties to this Agreement do not intend for any third party to obtain a right by virtue of this Agreement. Section 5 By entering into this Agreement, the parties do not intend to create any obligations express or implied other than those set out herein; further, this agreement shall not create any rights in any party not a signatory hereto. Section 6. A copy of this Agreement shall be filed with the Yakima County Auditor's Office. CITY OF YAKIMA BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Cliff Map City Manager Michael D.Leita,Chairman Ron Anderson, Commissioner Attest: Norm Childress, Commissioner Approved as to Form: Sonya Claar-Tee, City Clerk Deputy Prosecuting Attorney CONTRACT AUTHORIZATION Melissa Paul,Clerk of the Board Date