Long Beach, CA
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File #: 20-1035    Version: 1 Name: PD - Boarding Safety and Enforcement Grant
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 10/1/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/20/2020 Final action: 10/20/2020
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all necessary documents, including any amendments, with the State of California, Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways, to receive and expend the Boating Safety and Enforcement Grant, in the amount of $35,999, for the purchase of equipment; and Increase appropriations in the General Grants Fund Group (SR 120) in the Police Department by $35,998.97, offset by grant revenue. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Police
Attachments: 1. 102020-C-7sr.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all necessary documents, including any amendments, with the State of California, Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways, to receive and expend the Boating Safety and Enforcement Grant, in the amount of $35,999, for the purchase of equipment; and

Increase appropriations in the General Grants Fund Group (SR 120) in the Police Department by $35,998.97, offset by grant revenue. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
City Council approval is requested for the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) to receive and expend grant funding from the State of California, Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW), for the purchase of equipment. The Boating Safety and Enforcement Equipment Grant program provides resources to purchase equipment for boating safety and law enforcement programs. The grant requires that all equipment purchased is for the use of promoting boating safety and law enforcement. Since 1999, the City of Long Beach (City) has been awarded grants from the DBW. These funds have been used for a variety of items including dive equipment and the replacement of engines for rescue boats. The current grant award of $35,999 will allow for the purchase of miscellaneous equipment. These purchases will enhance LBPD’s ability to provide law enforcement, search and rescue, and patrol services to the commercial and recreational boaters and water activities in the City's marinas, the Port of Long Beach, and the Long Beach coastline.

This matter was reviewed by Deputy City Attorney Sarah E. Green on September 24, 2020 and by Budget Management Officer Rhutu Amin Gharib on October 1, 2020.

TIMING CONSIDERATIONS
City Council action is requested on October 20, 2020, to expedite use of grant funds.

FISCAL IMPACT
As this grant is currently unbudgeted, an appropriation increase is requested in the General Grants Fund Group in the Police Department in the ...

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