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File #: 21-0880    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Grant Status: Passed
File created: 9/22/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/6/2021 Final action: 10/6/2021
Title: Acceptance of the State of California Office of Traffic Safety Selective Traffic Enforcement Program Federal Grant Award.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. EXHIBIT 1 - State of California Office of Traffic Safety Grant Agreement PT22012.pdf
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION



DATE: 10/06/2021

TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

FROM: Police Department

SUBJECT:
Title
Acceptance of the State of California Office of Traffic Safety Selective Traffic Enforcement Program Federal Grant Award.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
The California Office of Traffic Safety Selective Traffic Enforcement Program's mission is to reduce the number of traffic fatalities and injuries on California roadways through grants awarded to local and state agencies and educate the public in traffic safety. The Office of Traffic Safety effectively addresses the most significant traffic safety issues to drive the necessary behavioral changes that will make the road safer.

RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommended action
That the City Council:

a. Authorize the acceptance of the State of California Office of the Traffic Safety Selective Traffic Enforcement Program Federal Award Grant number PT22012 of $154,000 for Local Law Enforcement Agencies.

b. Appropriate $154,000 of one-time money from the unappropriated General Fund Balance to be reimbursed from the State of California Office of Traffic Safety and increase the General Fund estimated revenue by the same amount for the program award.

c. Authorize the City Manager, or his designee, to execute any required grant documents that are in compliance with the City Council's actions hereunder.

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BACKGROUND & HISTORY:
The Office of Traffic Safety Selective Traffic Enforcement Program provides grant funding for specific projects that address the priorities of the Selective Traffic Enforcement Program. Specific projects addressing these priorities include driving under the influence saturation patrols, sobriety checkpoints, collaborative driving under the influence enforcement, traffic safety education, distracted driving enforcement, traffic enforcement, night-time Click It Or Ticket, bicycle and pedestrian enforcement, collaborative traffic enforcement, and motorcycle safety...

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