In the Matter of Approving the Sheriff to apply for the High Visibility Overtime Enforcement grants for the State of Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) grant program.-Chris Kaber, Sheriff.
Background: The Notice of Opportunity for the traffic safety enforcement program which the Sheriff’s Office would apply for include funding for Speed, Distracted Driving, Seat Belt, Pedestrian Safety and DUII Impaired Driving Enforcement. The submission includes funding requests in the amounts of $4,000, $5,000, $5,500, $2,000 and $5,000 respectively. The request is due by June 15, 2020 for grants that would be awarded for the period of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. There is a match requirement of 20% in the form of personnel hours.
Fiscal Impact: Potential revenue into the General Fund-Sheriff’s Office-Patrol Division up to $21,500.
Recommended Motion: To approve the Sheriff to proceed with the ODOT High Visibility Overtime Enforcement grant application process. KCSO would be agreeing to provide matching personnel hours equaling at least 20% of the grant award. The potential revenue into the General Fund-Sheriff’s Office-Patrol Division could be up to $21,500,