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File #: 5748    Version: 0 Name: Drug Task Force JAG - Forensic equipment & software
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/1/2023 In control: Finance and Audit Committee
On agenda: 6/5/2023 Final action: 6/15/2023
Title: AN ORDINANCE appropriating $32,454.00 from the undesignated fund balance of the 2023 Anti-Crime Sales Tax Fund in acceptance of grant funds and awarding a contract for the furnishing of mobile forensic equipment and software to Grayshift, LLC, of Atlanta, GA, as a sole source purchase.
Sponsors: Megan L. Marshall
Attachments: 1. 5748bu.pdf, 2. 5748adopted.pdf
Related files: 5653

IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI

 

Title

AN ORDINANCE appropriating $32,454.00 from the undesignated fund balance of the 2023 Anti-Crime Sales Tax Fund in acceptance of grant funds and awarding a contract for the furnishing of mobile forensic equipment and software to Grayshift, LLC, of Atlanta, GA, as a sole source purchase.

 

 

Intro

ORDINANCE NO. 5748, June 5, 2023

 

INTRODUCED BY Megan L. Marshall, County Legislator

 

 

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 WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, has awarded the Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force an Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance (JAG) Grant in the amount of $333,081.00, for the period July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023; and,

 

WHEREAS, on May 1, 2023, the Jackson County Drug Task Force received an additional $32,454.00 in additional JAG grant funds, to be used for the purchase of software mobile forensics tools and software system; and,

 

WHEREAS, Grayshift, GrayKey and ArtifactIQ are proprietary software tools developed and available exclusively from Grayshift, LLC, of Atlanta, GA, that allow for the extraction and analysis of data from mobile devices such as cell phones and tablets to aid law enforcement personnel in their investigations; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Officer-in-Charge of the Drug Task Force, after thorough research and investigation has been unable to locate other forensic tools or software products as capable as those described above available from Grayshift, LLC; and,

WHEREAS, pursuant to 1030.1 of the Jackson County Code, the Director of Finance and Purchasing recommends the award of a contract for GrayKey and ArtifactIQ mobile forensics tools and a software system to Grayshift, LLC, of Atlanta, GA, as a sole source; and,

 

WHEREAS, an appropriation is necessary in order to place the grant funds required for this purchase in the proper spending accounts; now therefore,

 

BE IT ORDAINED by the County Legislature of Jackson County, Missouri, that the following appropriation from the undesignated fund balance of the 2023 Anti-Crime Sales Tax Fund be and hereby is made:

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION

CHARACTER/DESCRIPTION

FROM

TO

 

 

 

 

Anti-Crime Sales Tax Fund

 

 

 

Multi-Juris DTF

 

 

 

008-4197

45967- Increase Revenue

$32,454

 

008-9999

32810 - Undesignated Fund Balance

 

$32,454

008-9999

32810 - Undesignated Fund Balance

$32,454

 

Multi-Juris DTF

 

 

 

008-4197

56662- Software Maintenance

 

$31,529

008-4197

57521- Operating Equipment - Law Enforcement

 

$550

008-4197

56756 -Training Expense

 

$300

008-4197

56110 - Postage

 

$75

 

 

 

 

 

and,

 

 

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that the award for purchase of the Grayshift, GrayKey, ArtifactIQ software and software tools be made to Grayshift, LLC, as recommended by the Director of Finance and Purchasing and that the Director be and hereby is authorized to make all payments including final payment on the contract.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enacted and Approved

Effective Date:  This ordinance shall be effective immediately upon its signature by the County Executive.

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM:

 

 

 

_______________________________                                           ____________________________

Chief Deputy County Counselor                                                               County Counselor

 

                     I hereby certify that the attached ordinance, Ordinance No. 5748 introduced on June 5, 2023, was duly passed on _____________________________, 2023 by the Jackson County Legislature.  The votes thereon were as follows:

 

 

Yeas _________________                                          Nays _____________

 

 

Abstaining _____________                                          Absent ____________

 

 

 

This Ordinance is hereby transmitted to the County Executive for his signature.

 

 

 

 

______________________                                                                 _______________________________

Date                                                                                                                                                   Mary Jo Spino, Clerk of Legislature

 

 

I hereby approve the attached Ordinance No. 5748.

 

 

 

_______________________                                                               _______________________________

Date                                                                                                                                                   Frank White, Jr., County Executive

 

 

 

 

 

Fiscal Note

Funds sufficient for this appropriation are available from the sources indicated below.

 

ACCOUNT NUMBER:                     008                     9999                     32810

ACCOUNT TITLE:                                          Anti-Crime Sales Tax Fund

                                                                                    Undesignated Fund Balance

NOT TO EXCEED:                                          $32,454.00

 

 

There is a balance otherwise unencumbered to the credit of the appropriation to which the expenditure is chargeable and there is a cash balance otherwise unencumbered in the treasury to the credit of the fund from which payment is to be made each sufficient to provide for the obligation herein authorized.

 

 

ACCOUNT NUMBER:                     008                     4197                     56662

ACCOUNT TITLE:                                          Anti-Crime Sales Tax Fund

                                                                                    Multi-Juris DTF

                                                                                    Software Maintenance

NOT TO EXCEED:                                          $31,529.00

 

 

ACCOUNT NUMBER:                     008                     4197                     57521

ACCOUNT TITLE:                                          Anti-Crime Sales Tax Fund

                                                                                    Multi-Juris DTF

                                                                                    Operating Equipment - Law Enforcement

NOT TO EXCEED:                                          $550.00

 

 

ACCOUNT NUMBER:                     008                     4197                     56756

ACCOUNT TITLE:                                          Anti-Crime Sales Tax Fund

                                                                                    Multi-Juris DTF

                                                                                    Training Expense

NOT TO EXCEED:                                          $300.00

 

 

ACCOUNT NUMBER:                     008                     4197                     56110

ACCOUNT TITLE:                                          Anti-Crime Sales Tax Fund

                                                                                    Multi-Juris DTF

                                                                                    Postage 

NOT TO EXCEED:                                          $75.00

 

 

________________________                                          ________________________________

Date                                                                                                                                                   Chief Administrative Officer