Supervisors BREH, ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR A 2018 SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER GRANT FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

WHEREAS, the Sheriff has requested to apply for a U.S. Department of Justice “Community Oriented Policing (COPS) Grant” totaling $125,000.00 to fund a three year School Resource Officer Grant in area schools; and

WHEREAS, said grant would provide partial grant funding for a rotating Deputy Sheriff School Resource Officer, contingent upon the local matching share being provided by local School Districts for a three (3) year period; and

WHEREAS, the Sheriff has also requested that after the three (3) year USDOJ grant expires, the USDOF share shall be assumed by the County; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a grant agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice for a 2018 COPS Grant to support a rotating Deputy Sheriff School Resource Officer, in a total amount of $125,000.00 contingent upon the local matching share being provided by School Districts within Fulton County and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Sheriff prepare a plan for the use of said grant funds to support School Resource Officer activities through an approach for presentation and approval by resolution of the Board of Supervisors; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Sheriff and County Treasurer do each and every other thing necessary to further the purport of this Resolution; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Sheriff, Budget Director/County Auditor, Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board and to each and every other person, institution or agency who will further the purport of this Resolution

Seconded by Supervisor SELMSER and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 18 Nays: 0 Absent: 2 (Supervisors Groff and Waldron)

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