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File #: 19-1714    Version: 1 Name: 2019 DOJ Comprehensive Opioid Grant Program
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 10/29/2019 In control: Public Safety
On agenda: 1/8/2020 Final action: 1/8/2020
Title: Dept/ Agency: Public Safety/ Police Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds Purpose: Funding for pre-arraignment diversion program Entity Name: United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs Entity Address: 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 Grant Amount: $1,200,000.00 Funding Source: United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance Total Project Cost: $1,200,000.00 City Contribution: $0.00 Other Funding Source/Amount: N/A Contract Period: October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2022 (or until all grant funds are expended) Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS ( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ ( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information:
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
Attachments: 1. 19-1714 certified resolution.pdf
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Dept/ Agency: Public Safety/ Police
Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Type of Service: Application/Acceptance of Grant Funds
Purpose: Funding for pre-arraignment diversion program
Entity Name: United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
Entity Address: 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531
Grant Amount: $1,200,000.00
Funding Source: United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance
Total Project Cost: $1,200,000.00
City Contribution: $0.00
Other Funding Source/Amount: N/A
Contract Period: October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2022 (or until all grant funds are expended)
Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor ( ) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS
( ) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP ( ) RFQ
( ) Private Sale (X) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a
Additional Information:

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WHEREAS, on behalf of the City of Newark, the Director of the Department of Public Safety submitted an application to the United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, requesting funding in the amount of One Million Two Hundred Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($1,200,000.00) from the FY19 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program to fund a pre-arraignment diversion program, Newark Hope, that will assist individuals suffering from opioid drug dependency and misuse; and

WHEREAS, the goal of the program is to encourage and support the development of comprehensive, locally driven responses to the opioid epidemic that expands access to supervision, treatment, and recovery support services across the criminal justice system; support law enforcement and other first responder diversion programs for non-violent drug offenders; promote education and prevention activities; and address the needs of children impacted by the opioid epidemic. All projects are e...

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