RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN APPLICATION FOR COMMUNITY ORIENTED POLICING SERVICES (COPS) GRANT FUNDING FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

WHEREAS, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding is available through the COPS Hiring Recovery Program of the Department of Justice for the purpose of hiring and/or rehiring career law enforcement officers in an effort to create and preserve jobs, and to increase community policing capacity and crime prevention efforts; and

WHEREAS, the Fiscal Year 2010 budget reduced the level of sworn officers in the Sheriff’s Office from FY 2009 levels due to fiscal constraints; and

WHEREAS, the grant funds, if received, would allow the Sheriff to restore the eliminated position and increase staffing levels to respond to needs for increased community policing; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 9th day of April 2009, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby authorize staff to complete and submit an application to the Department of Justice for COPS grant funding for three entry level positions; and, be it

RESOLVED FINALLY, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, authorized to sign documents related to this grant application on behalf of Fauquier County.    

                                                                                    A Copy Teste 

                                                                                    Paul S. McCulla
                                                                                    Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

                                                                              

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