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File #: 18-0409    Version: 1 Name: Cook County, Illinois
Type: Intergovernmental Agreement Status: Approved
File created: 10/3/2018 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/16/2018 Final action: 10/16/2018
Title: PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Department: Law Enforcement Department Other Part(ies): Cook County, Illinois Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement to receive a grant Goods or Services: Grant not to exceed $43,450.00 for one (1) K-9 vehicle to support law enforcement efforts Agreement Number(s): N/A Agreement Period: 10/16/2018 - 5/31/2019 Fiscal Impact: Grant revenue up to $43,450.00 Accounts: N/A District(s): Districtwide Summary: Cook County is a recipient of the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant ("JAG") Program funding from the United States Department of Justice through the Chicago Police Department. JAG Program funding allows states, tribes and local governments to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on local needs and conditions. Pursuant to a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Chi...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
Related files: 21-0109

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PROPOSED INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT

 

Department:  Law Enforcement Department

 

Other Part(ies):  Cook County, Illinois

 

Request:  Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement to receive a grant

 

Goods or Services:  Grant not to exceed $43,450.00 for one (1) K-9 vehicle to support law enforcement efforts

 

Agreement Number(s):   N/A

 

Agreement Period:  10/16/2018 - 5/31/2019

 

Fiscal Impact:  Grant revenue up to $43,450.00

 

Accounts:  N/A

 

District(s):  Districtwide

 

Summary:  Cook County is a recipient of the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (“JAG”) Program funding from the United States Department of Justice through the Chicago Police Department. JAG Program funding allows states, tribes and local governments to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on local needs and conditions.

 

Pursuant to a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Chicago, Cook County has been allocated a portion of the 2016 JAG Grant and Cook County may allocate its portion of the 2016 JAG Grant to eligible entities for locally determined public safety purposes consistent with the JAG Program guidelines that serve Cook County and the mission of the JAG Program.

 

Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management has awarded the Forest Preserves a JAG Program grant to implement the purchase of one (1) K-9 squad vehicle including emergency equipment. The addition of this K-9 squad vehicle will improve the safety and comfort of the canines and allow the Forest Preserves Law Enforcement to better assist in counter-terrorism efforts when police canines are needed and provide greater assistance to multi-jurisdictional requests for canine assistance.

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