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File #: 20238    Version: 0 Name: Tfr support staff Pros Atty Crime Strategies Unit
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/22/2019 In control: Anti-Crime Committee
On agenda: 8/26/2019 Final action: 9/9/2019
Title: A RESOLUTION transferring $225,000.00 within the 2019 Anti-Crime Sales Tax Fund to cover the cost of additional staff support for the Prosecuting Attorney's Independence Office and creation of positions for the office's new Crime Strategies Unit.
Sponsors: Dan Tarwater III
Indexes: ADDITIONAL STAFF, CRIME STRATEGIES UNIT, PROSECUTING ATTORNEY, TRANSFERRING
Attachments: 1. 20238bu.pdf, 2. 20238adopt.pdf
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI


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A RESOLUTION transferring $225,000.00 within the 2019 Anti-Crime Sales Tax Fund to cover the cost of additional staff support for the Prosecuting Attorney's Independence Office and creation of positions for the office's new Crime Strategies Unit.


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RESOLUTION NO. 20238, August 26, 2019

INTRODUCED BY Dan Tarwater III, County Legislator

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WHEREAS, the Prosecuting Attorney's Office desires to add new positions within its office for the newly formed Crime Strategies Unit and additional support staff for its Independence Office; and,

WHEREAS, the Crime Strategies Unit will be implementing a new Intelligence-Driven Prosecution Model (IDPM) based on data and analysis; and,

WHEREAS, a new set of strategies will be introduced for community prosecution initiatives, neighborhood-level focus, community engagement, local information gathering, and individualized solutions to specific neighborhood-based problems; and,

WHEREAS, the Crime Strategies Unit will devote significant time to attending meetings with local community groups to gather information about community players and public safety concerns; and,

WHEREAS, a transfer is needed to place the funds necessary for these positions in the proper spending accounts; and,

WHEREAS, the County Executive has approved this transfer as an exception to the County's Personal Services Policy set out in section 570. of the Jackson County Code; now therefore,

BE IT RESOLVED by the County Legislature of Jackson County, Missouri, that the following transfer within the 2019 Anti-Crime Sales Tax Fund be and hereby is made:
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION CHARACTER/DESCRIPTION FROM TO
Anti-Crime Sales Tax Fund
Comm Crime Prev/ Drug Prev

008-4156 56790 - Other Contractual Svc. $147,703

Deferred Prosecution
008-4154 56790-Other Contractual Svc. $ 43,207
008-4154 56080- Other Professional Svc $ 34,090

Comm Crime Prev/Drug Prev
008-4156 55010- Regular Salaries ...

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