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File #: BILL NO. 19-232    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/4/2019 In control: City Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 10/15/2019 Final action:
Title: An Ordinance approving the execution of two grant agreements by and between the State of Missouri, Department of Transportation Traffic and Highway Safety Division and the City of Lee's Summit, Missouri for the Missouri Highway Safety Program. (F&BC 10/14/19)
Attachments: 1. Ordinance, 2. DWI Grant Contract, 3. HMV Grant Contract
Title
An Ordinance approving the execution of two grant agreements by and between the State of Missouri, Department of Transportation Traffic and Highway Safety Division and the City of Lee's Summit, Missouri for the Missouri Highway Safety Program. (F&BC 10/14/19)

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Issue/Request:
The City, through the Lee’s Summit Police Department, applied for and has been awarded two grants by the Missouri Department of Transportation, Traffic and Highway Safety Division. The first grant awarded the City $32,250.00 for a Hazardous Moving Violation Project, and the second grant awarded the City $27,000.00 for an Impaired Driving Enforcement/DWI Saturation Project. The grants will provide the City with funding to implement programs intended to reduce the number and severity of traffic crashes occurring on Missouri roadways and reduce traffic fatalities and injuries.

Under first grant agreement, the City will be reimbursed for funds spent on programs that reduce speeding and aggressive driving within the City borders. Funds from the second grant agreement will be spent on programs that reduced impaired driving in the City. Both grant agreements have a term starting October 1, 2019 and ending September 30, 2020.

The Lee’s Summit Police Department desires the City to accept the grant awards by passing this ordinance and executing the grant agreements with the Missouri Department of Transportation, Traffic and Highway Safety Division for the Hazardous Moving Violation Project and the Impaired Driving Enforcement/DWI Saturation Project.

Proposed Committee Motion:
I move to recommend approval to the City Council an Ordinance approving the execution of two grant agreements by and between the State of Missouri, Department of Transportation Traffic and Highway Safety Division and the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri for the Missouri Highway Safety Program.

Proposed City Council Motion:
FIRST MOTION: I move for a second reading of an Ordinance approving the execution of two ...

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