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File #: 220452    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/17/2022 In control: Council
On agenda: 5/26/2022 Final action: 5/26/2022
Title: Estimating and appropriating $35,324.00 in the Domestic Violence shelter Operations Fund; authorizing the City Manager to accept a six-month grant extension under the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) of 1984 administered by the State of Missouri's Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $35,324.00 with a match of funds from the City of $6,308.23 for one (1) full-time domestic violence victim assistant and one (1) part-time domestic violence victim assistant in the City Prosecutor's Office.
Attachments: 1. Fact Sheet TMP 1864, 2. Fiscal Note-TMP 1864, 3. Approp Admin - TMP 1864, 4. Authenticated Ordinance 220452
ORDINANCE NO. 220452

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Estimating and appropriating $35,324.00 in the Domestic Violence shelter Operations Fund; authorizing the City Manager to accept a six-month grant extension under the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) of 1984 administered by the State of Missouri's Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $35,324.00 with a match of funds from the City of $6,308.23 for one (1) full-time domestic violence victim assistant and one (1) part-time domestic violence victim assistant in the City Prosecutor's Office.

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WHEREAS, the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) was passed by Congress to assist states in providing high quality services that are directly related to the emotional healing and recovery of crime victims; and

WHEREAS, the primary purpose of these grants is to support the provision of direct services to victims of crime throughout the nation, to assist victims of crime as soon as possible in order to reduce the severity of the psychological and emotional consequences of the victimization, and to demonstrate on-going support for the victim in coping with the impact of the victimization; and

WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), administers these funds at the federal level, and the Missouri Department of Public Safety administers the VOCA funds at the state level; and

WHEREAS, it is in the best interests of Kansas City, Missouri, and its citizens to receive this grant from the State of Missouri, Department of Public Safety to secure assistance for its less fortunate citizens who have suffered physical or mental injury through acts which are in violation of criminal laws; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the revenue in the following account of the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations fund is hereby estimated in the following amount:

23-2470-130001-471240-G13VOCA20 VOCA Grant $35,324.00

Section 2. That the amount of $35,324.00 is hereby approp...

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