M&C Review


COUNCIL ACTION:  Approved on 12/4/2018 - Ordinance No. 23486-12-2018

DATE: 12/4/2018 REFERENCE NO.: **C-28943 LOG NAME: 35DEADFWTF19
CODE: C TYPE: CONSENT PUBLIC HEARING: NO
SUBJECT:  

Authorize Execution of Agreement with the United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration to Continue Participation in the Drug Enforcement Administration Dallas/Fort Worth Airport/Interdiction Task Force, Authorize Acceptance in an Amount Up to $36,687.50 for the Reimbursement of Overtime Costs and Adopt Appropriation Ordinance (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)


RECOMMENDATION:

It is recommended that the City Council:

1.  Authorize the execution of an Agreement with the United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration to continue participation in the Drug Enforcement Administration Dallas/Fort Worth Airport/Interdiction Task Force;

2.  Authorize the acceptance in an amount up to $36,687.50 for the reimbursement of overtime costs for two officers assigned to the Task Force; and

3.  Adopt the attached appropriation ordinance increasing estimated receipts and appropriations in the Grants Operating Other Fund in the amount of $36,687.50 upon execution of the Agreement.

 
DISCUSSION:

The Fort Worth Police Department had been an active partner in the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Dallas/Fort Worth Airport/Interdiction Task Force (Task Force) from 1985 through 2015, and the Police Department would like to continue participating on the Task Force.  In this one-year agreement there are two officers assigned to the Task Force.  The DEA will reimburse the City of Fort Worth for overtime costs only up to the amount of $18,343.75 per officer, per year.

During the period of assignment to the Task Force, the City of Fort Worth will remain responsible for establishing the salaries and benefits, including additional overtime if necessary, of the officers assigned to the Task Force.

Indirect costs are not allowable expenses under this agreement.

This Task Force serves ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS.

This contract will be with a governmental entity, state agency or public institution of higher education: Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA).

 
FISCAL INFORMATION/CERTIFICATION:

The Director of Finance certifies that upon approval of the above recommendation, receipt of funding, and adoption of the attached appropriation ordinance, funds will be available in the current operating budget, as appropriated, of the Grants Operating Other Fund. This is a  reimbursement grant. The Police Department is responsible for requesting all reimbursements.

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Submitted for City Manager's Office by:
Jay Chapa (5804)
Originating Department Head:
Joel F. Fizgerald (4231)
Additional Information Contact:
Blessed Tsada (4217)

 
 
ATTACHMENTS
  35DEADFWTF19 21003 AO19.docx