M&C Review


COUNCIL ACTION:  Approved on 2/12/2019 

DATE: 2/12/2019 REFERENCE NO.: **G-19485 LOG NAME: 35DILLARD ARMOR DONATION
CODE: G TYPE: CONSENT PUBLIC HEARING: NO
SUBJECT:  

Authorize Acceptance of Donation of Armor Kits Valued in the Amount of $199,936.00 from Shield616, Funded by Jeff and Kelly Dillard, for Use by the Fort Worth Police Department (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)


RECOMMENDATION:

It is recommended that the City Council authorize the acceptance of a donation of Armor Kits valued in the amount of $199,936.00 from Shield616, funded by Jeff and Kelly Dillard, for use by the Fort Worth Police Department.

 
DISCUSSION:

Jeff and Kelly Dillard of Fort Worth have funded a donation of 88 armor kits through the charitable organization Shield616. The armor kits contain armor vest carriers, helmets, rifle plates, med kits, ID panels, and magazine pouches for the SRT and CTU units of the Fort Worth Police Department. Shield616 is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

The donations and their respective approximate values are listed below.  When bundled into a kit, a small discount is applied.  The Police Department is receiving 88 of these kits for use by the SRT and CTU units, which will give them rifle protection in their daily wear vests as well as a new carrier that fits their soft armor as well.  The full kit also will enable them to enter into emergency situations with better preparation.

Donated Items per Kit

Appx. ValueNumber

Point Blank International Carrier w/H3 buckle system

$395.00

1

Paraclete MICH/ACH IIIA ballistic helmet

$725.00

1

Paraclete NIJ III lightweight Rifle Plates

$450.00

2

Paraclete double rifle mag pouch

$49.00

1

Paraclete medical pouch

$91.00

1

Paraclete POLICE ID panels

$17.00

2

Trauma Kit Supplies

        CAT Tourniquet

$29.00

1

        LE Combat Gauze

$39.00

1

        4" Trauma Bandage

$8.00

1

        Compressed Gauze

$3.00

1

        Hyfin Chest Seal

$12.00

1

        EMS Shears

$8.00

1

        Shear Leash

$19.00

1

Total Retail Value per Kit

$2,272.00



This M&C does not request approval of a contract with a business entity.

 
FISCAL INFORMATION/CERTIFICATION:

The Director of Finance certifies that approval of the above recommendations will result in no material impact of City resources.  

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Submitted for City Manager's Office by:
Jay Chapa (5804)
Originating Department Head:
Joel Fitzgerald (4231)
Additional Information Contact:
Kristina Ashton (4224)

 
 
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