Attachment A

 

Appropriation #2006011                                                                                                               $2,760,872.00

The BPKSE computer system replacement project will replace current systems with state-of-the-art technology systems for key human resources, financial, and program management functions. An additional $2,760,872.00 is needed to fully implement this program.

 

Appropriation #2006013                                                                                                                   $13,792.99

The Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) received a grant from the Carol M. White Physical Education Program.  The federally funded program allocates funds for initiating, expanding, or improving physical education programs for kindergarten through 12th grade students by; providing equipment and support to enable students to participate actively in physical education activities, and providing funds for staff and teacher training and education, in order to make progress toward meeting State standards for physical education.  The major program goals are to increase teacher knowledge and use of innovative approaches (including technology-based approaches) to physical education instruction and to support increased student achievement of the Virginia Physical Education SOL and encourage lifetime habits of physical activity.  There is a fund balance retained by the federal government from FY04/05 which may be used for FY05/06 in the amount of $13,792.99.

 

Appropriation #2006014                                                                                                                  $685,031.72

The Department of Justice (DOJ) awarded the Albemarle County Police Department (ACPD) a grant in the amount of $49,675.00 in federal funding to assist in the development of our mobile data system. Specifically, this grant will purchase 10 mobile data computers (MDC’s). The MDC’s will increase the efficiency, effectiveness, and privacy of communications between the Emergency Communications Center and police officers. Their use will allow the officers to run their own vehicle license checks, driver’s license checks, and State/NCIC wanted checks. Increased efficiency and effectiveness should improve public safety and the local quality of life. There is no local match associated with this grant.

 

The DOJ awarded the ACPD a grant in the amount of $60,000.00 to purchase 6 MDC’s for use by the School Resource Officers. The MDC’s will allow the officers to run their own vehicle license checks, driver’s license checks, and State/NCIC wanted checks. Increased efficiency and effectiveness should improve public safety and the local quality of our schools. There is a 50% local match that will be transferred from the CIP.

 

In 2003, the ACPD investigateed 25 serious crashes that resulted in 17 fatalities. This is an 89% increase over 2001. Of the 13 crashes that resulted in these 17 fatalities, speed was determined to be a causative factor in 9. In addition, about 3,000 traffic accidents are reported each year and 7,000 traffic summonses are written each year. Much of this work is handled by the Traffic Unit Officers. They could work more effectively and efficiently using laptop computers. To increase our efforts at combating this deadly speeding problem, the DMV approved a grant for Albemarle County in the amount of $6,000.00 to purchase four laptop computers. There was no local match. Of this amount, $4,500.00 was unexpended in FY 04/05 and needs to be reappropriated to FY 05/06.

 

The Police department has been awarded a grant in the amount of $1,500.00 for "Increasing Safety with Overtime Assignments".  Funds will be used to pay for approximately 42 hours of police officer overtime.  This time will be spent in additional traffic safety activities such as DUI checks, child safety seat installation & training,  and bike patrol.  There is no local match.

 

The Police department has been awarded a grant in the amount of $1,470.00 for "Checkpoint Strikeforce".  Funds will be used to pay for approximately 42 hours of police officer overtime.  This time will be spent in additional traffic safety activities such as DUI check points.  This is part of a coordinated effort across Virginia to increase DUI enforcement.  There is no local match.

 

The DOJ awarded the ACPD a grant in the amount of $9,973.00 with a local match of $1,108.00, for a total of $11,081.00, to fund overtime hours by current officers in support of reducing crime and improving public safety. Of this amount, $5,890.63 was unexpended in FY 04/05 and needs to be reappropriated to FY 05/06.

 

The DOF awarded the ACPD a grant in the amount of $187,500.00 in federal funding to help in the purchase of more advanced equipment. The goal for these monies is to purchase in-car equipment for the police department’s mobile data computer system.

 

The County was granted funds in the amount of $72,963.00 to assist the Police Department and Fire/Rescue in purchasing equipment related to domestic preparedness. These monies were split 50/50 between the two departments. Equipment approved by the Department of Emergency Management includes self-contained breating apparatus, tactical vests, night vision equipment, surveillance and monitoring equipment, and cardiac defibrillation equipment. There was no local match. Of the total grant, $46.75 was unexpended in FY 04/05 and needs to be reappropriated to FY 05/06.

 

The County was granted funds in the amount of $224,335.00 to assist the Police Department and Fire/Rescue in purchasing equipment and training related to domestic preparedness. These monies were split 50/50 between the two departments. Training used approximately 5% with the remainder being used for equipment. Examples of equipment approved by the Department of Emergency Management includes self-contained breating apparatus, tactical vests, night vision equipment, surveillance and monitoring equipment, and cardiac defibrillation equipment. There was no local match. Of the total grant, $5,325.08 was unexpended in FY 04/05 and needs to be reappropriated to FY 05/06.

 

The County was awarded grant funds in the amount of $280,754.26 to assist in the preparation of response to incidents involving mass destruction weapons. These funds will be split 50/50 between Fire/Rescue and the Police Department. The equipment purchased under these grants must come only from the commodity areas targeted by the Federal government. There is no local match.

 

The County was awarded grant funds in the amount of $88,370.00 to assist in the preparation of response to incidents involving mass destruction weapons. funds will be split 50/50 between Fire/Rescue and the Police Department. These funds can be used for training and equipment related to domestic preparedness. There is no local match.

 

Appropriation #2006015                                                                                                                   $61,379.00

At the July 6, 2005 Board meeting, the Board approved one additional deputy and a half-time clerical position for the Sheriff’s Department. Funding for these positions had been held in contingency. This formally appropriates these positions and associated operating costs to the Sheriff’s Department.

 

Appropriation #2006016                                                                                                                   $85,433.00

The Acquisition of Conservation Easements (ACE) Program was awarded a grant from the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation in the amount of $85,433.00. With this grant, the ACE Program will be able to leverage funding to acquire a conservation easement on the Page property, a 559 acre tract located in southern Albemarle County.

 

Appropriation #2006017                                                                                                                    $3,800.00

A check in the amount of $3,800.00 was received from the University of Virginia to be disbursed to the second-year law student intern who works in the Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney. This amount needs to be appropriated to the part-time line item of the Commonwealth's Attorney budget.

 

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