A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF ELKINS TO APPLY FOR A GRANT ON BEHALF OF THE ELKINS COMMUNITY TO ACQUIRE EQUIPMENT FOR POLICE DEPARTMENT.
WHEREAS, the Elkins City Council has determined that the Elkins Community meets eligibility requirements necessary to apply for a grant under the GIF Funded Community Enhancement Grant; and
WHEREAS, the Elkins Community has presented plans to purchase video cameras for police cars and tasers for officers; and
WHEREAS, the City Council of Elkins recognizes the need for the project, concurs in its importance, and supports the Elkins Community in its efforts to proceed with the same; and
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF ELKINS, ARKANSAS, thaLthe Mayor of Elkins is hereby authorized to submit an application of formal request to the Arkansas Rural Development Commission for purposes of securing state grant funds in the amount of$ to aid and assist the Elkins Community in executing the proposed project described herein and that the Mayor or Recorder/Treasurer of Elkins is further authorized to administer the grant funds for the project.
PASSED AND APPROVED, this 1st day of October, 2009.