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File #: 21-1063    Version: 1 Name: Law Enforcement Mental Health Act
Type: Grant Status: Passed
File created: 11/22/2021 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 12/1/2021 Final action: 12/1/2021
Title: MOTION TO ACCEPT THE CITY’S FEDERAL GRANT AWARD IN THE AMOUNT OF $110,000 FOR THE 2021 LAW ENFORCEMENT MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS ACT (LEMHWA) RECEIVED FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE OFFICE OF COMMUNITY ORIENTED POLICING SERVICES (COPS)
Sponsors: Police
Attachments: 1. 1. Award Letter.pdf, 2. 2. Project Info + Budget (sign).pdf, 3. 3. Award Conditions, Acceptance (sign).pdf, 4. 4. LEMHWA Solicitation.pdf
Title
MOTION TO ACCEPT THE CITY’S FEDERAL GRANT AWARD IN THE AMOUNT OF $110,000 FOR THE 2021 LAW ENFORCEMENT MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS ACT (LEMHWA) RECEIVED FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE OFFICE OF COMMUNITY ORIENTED POLICING SERVICES (COPS)

Summary Explanation and Background
SUMMARY EXPLANATION AND BACKGROUND:

1. The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) is a component of the U.S. Department of Justice responsible for advancing the practice of community policing across law enforcement agencies nationwide through grant resources.

2. The FY 2021 Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMHWA) solicitation is a competitive federal grant program through the COPS Office to improve the delivery of and access to mental health and wellness services for law enforcement officers through the implementation of peer support, training, family resources, suicide prevention, and other practices for wellness programs.

3. The City made an application to the LEMHWA program, and was awarded a federal grant in the amount of $110,000 under a proposal that would entail the creation of a Peer Support Program and procurement of a digital wellness application for the police department.

4. There is no requirement for cost sharing or a local match for this award.

5. The grant award period will be for 24 months, beginning September 1, 2021 and ending August 31, 2023.

6. The terms and conditions have been approved to form by city legal.

Financial Impact
FINANCIAL IMPACT DETAIL:
a) Initial Cost: $55,000
b) Amount budgeted for this item in Account No: New accounts will be created and funded upon City Commission approval.
c) Source of funding for difference, if not fully budgeted: Not applicable, there is no match requirement.
d) 5 year projection of the operational cost of the project

Current FY Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Revenues $55,000 $55,000 $0 $0 $0
Expenditures $55,000 $55,000 $0 $0 $0
Net Cost $0 $0 $0 $0 $0


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