††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† COUNCIL COMMUNICATION

DATE:

 

 

6 / 2 / 03

 

SUBJECT:††† Final Reading #2003-0-131

 

Authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the Federal Bureau in the amount of $20,609 and amend the FY 2002-2003 City of Laredo Budget by $1,391. The agreementís purpose is to reimburse costs for overtime incurred by the Laredo Police Department in providing resources for joint operational task forces.The term of this agreement is from October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003.

 

INITIATED BY:†††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††STAFF SOURCE:

Cynthia Collazo†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Agustin Dovalina,III

Assistant City Manager†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chief of Police††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

 

PREVIOUS COUNCIL ACTION:

None.

 

 

ACTION PROPOSED:

 

That this Ordinance be passed and approved.

 

 

BACKGROUND:

Pursuant to Public Law #108-7 for Fiscal Year 2003, the FBI has been authorized to pay overtime for the police officers assigned to the formalized Laredo Border Region Violent Crimes Task Force (LBRVCTF) as set forth for expenses necessary for detection, investigation, and prosecution of crimes against the United States of America.

 

 

FINANCIAL:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Original††††††††† Proposed††††††††††† Budget†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Revenues:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Budget†††††††††††† Budget††††††††† Amendment

 

Federal Bureau of Investigation†††††††††††††††††††† $22,000†††††††††††† $20,609††††††††††††† $(1,391)

Account # 229-0000-373-2047

 

Expenses:

 

Overtime††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††$22,000†††††††††††† $20,609†††††††††††† $(1,391)

Account #229-2329-561-1120

 

 

RECOMMENDATION:

 

STAFF:

Recommends that Council approve this Ordinance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ORDINANCE #2003-0-131

Authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the Federal Bureau in the amount of $20,609 and amend the FY 2002-2003 City of Laredo Budget by $1,391. The agreementís purpose is to reimburse costs for overtime incurred by the Laredo Police Department in providing resources for joint operational task forces.The term of this agreement is from October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003.

 

Whereas, an agreement with the Federal Bureau of Investigation will reimburse the City of Laredo in the amount of $20,609 for overtime work by its police officers in joint operational task forces; and

 

††††††††† Whereas, the Chief of Police recommends that the City Council authorize the approval of this overtime agreement; and

 

†††††††††† Whereas, the City Council finds that such a budget amendment should be made and will be beneficial to the City; and

 

 

††††††††††† NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAREDO THAT:

 

 

Section 1:the City Manager is hereby authorized to enter into an overtime agreement with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

 

Section 2:The term of this agreement is from October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003.

 

Section 3:the City of Laredoís FY 2002-2003 annual budget is hereby amended in the amount of $20,609 for reimbursable overtime costs.

 

 

PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR ON THIS THE _______ DAY OF _________________, 2003.

 

 

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____________________

ELIZABETH G. FLORES

CITY MAYOR

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

_____________________

GUSTAVO GUEVARA, JR.

CITY SECRETARY

 

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM:

 

_____________________

JAIME FLORES

CITY ATTORNEY