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07/20/2021 08. Public Hearing and resolution authorizing an Interlocal Agreement with Yakima County regarding the 2021 Justice Assistance Grant f44 • 11 .(. rr 11 i�O enc u nrry 1 BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 8. For Meeting of: July 20, 2021 ITEM TITLE: Public Hearing and resolution authorizing an Interlocal Agreement with Yakima County regarding the 2021 Justice Assistance Grant SUBMITTED BY: Matt Murray, Chief of Police Shawn Boyle, Captain SUMMARY EXPLANATION: The City of Yakima was notified by the U. S. Department of Justice that it is eligible to apply for the FY2021 JAG in the amount of $63,105. The City is required to share $14,568 with Yakima County. The grant will fund Yakima Police Department anti-crime emphasis patrols and police equipment for Yakima County. The grant requires a public hearing and the approval of an interlocal agreement with Yakima County. ITEM BUDGETED: NA STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Public Safety APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL BY THE CITY MANAGER RECOMMENDATION: Adopt resolution. ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type D Resolution 7/12/2021 Resolution 0 Interlocal Agreement with YSO 7/12/2021 Contract 2 RESOLUTION NO. R-2021- A RESOLUTION ratifying an application for a grant in the total amount of $63,105 from the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Administration, Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program 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 $63,105 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 $14,568 of the grant monies to the County to support law enforcement activities of the Yakima County Sheriffs 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 July 20, 2021. ATTEST: Patricia Byers, Mayor Sonya Claar Tee, City Clerk 3 2021 Justice Assistance Grant(JAG) MOU Number THE STATE OF WASHINGTON YAKIMA INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN CITY OF YAKIMA AND YAKIMA COUNTY 2021 BYRNE JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG) PROGRAM AWARD This agreement is made and entered into this day of 2021,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 finds available to local governments to support efforts to reduce crime and improve public safety, and WHEREAS, the Yakima Police Department has been notified that$63,105 in grant finds 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 $14,568 of the grant monies to the County to support law enforcement activities of the Yakima County Sheriffs Department; NOW THEREFORE,the CITY and the COUNTY agree as follows: Section 1. Expressly conditioned upon award to the CITY of the above referenced grant finds in the amount of $63,105 CITY agrees to pay the COUNTY a total of$14,568 of JAG finds. These finds will be used by the Yakima County Sheriffs Office to purchase patrol portable radios to include supporting accessories. Section 9 The COUNTY agrees to accept and use $14,568 to be used by the Yakima County Sheriffs Office to purchase patrol portable radios to include supporting accessories. 2021 Justice Assistance Grant(JAG) 4 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 Robert Harrison, City Manager Amanda McKinney,Commissioner Ron Anderson Commissioner Attest: LaDon Linde Commissioner Approved as to Form: Sonya Claar-Tee, City Clerk Deputy Prosecuting Attorney CONTRACT AUTHORIZATION Attest: Julie Lawrence,Clerk of the Board Linda Kay O'Hara,Deputy Clerk Date 2 5 RESOLUTION NO. R-2021- A RESOLUTION ratifying an application for a grant in the total amount of $63,105 from the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Administration, Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program 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 $63,105 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 $14,568 of the grant monies to the County to support law enforcement activities of the Yakima County Sheriffs 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 June 22nd, 2021. Patricia Byers ATTEST: Patricia Byers, Mayor Sonya Claar Tee Sonya Claar Tee, City Clerk