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File #: 18-2953    Version: 1 Name: Resolution - A Resolution Establishing a Fiscal Year State Asset Budget
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/31/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/12/2018 Final action: 11/12/2018
Title: Resolution - A Resolution Establishing the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 State Asset Forfeiture Budget for the Tri-County Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Task Force, a Grant Funded Entity, for Funds Received from the Sale of Assets Seized and Cash Seized in Certain Law Enforcement Activities in which the Task Force has Participated Solely or Assisted State Law Enforcement Agencies and which a Budget is now Required by Chapter 59 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure to be Adopted by the Governing Body of the Grant Managing Agency (City of Mansfield) and the Board of Governors of the Tri-County Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Task Force
Sponsors: Clayton Chandler, Tracy Aaron
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. Budget
Title
Resolution - A Resolution Establishing the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 State Asset Forfeiture Budget for the Tri-County Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Task Force, a Grant Funded Entity, for Funds Received from the Sale of Assets Seized and Cash Seized in Certain Law Enforcement Activities in which the Task Force has Participated Solely or Assisted State Law Enforcement Agencies and which a Budget is now Required by Chapter 59 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure to be Adopted by the Governing Body of the Grant Managing Agency (City of Mansfield) and the Board of Governors of the Tri-County Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Task Force
Requested Action
Approval of Resolution
Recommendation
Approval of Resolution
Description/History
The City of Mansfield Police Department is the grant managing department for the Tri-County Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Task Force and accepts grant funding from the State of Texas Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. Tri-County Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Task Force will receive income through court awards of seized cash as well as from the sale of assets previously seized and later awarded by a court and that these funds will be commonly referred to as the Tri-County Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Task Force Asset Forfeiture Account.
The state asset forfeiture program is authorized by Chapter 59 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure. This chapter also now requires that the annual budget be submitted to the governing body for adoption.
Justification
Required by Chapter 59 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure.
Funding Source
Funds received from the sale of assets seized and cash seized in certain law enforcement activities in which the task force has participated solely or assisted state law enforcement agencies. Awarded asset funds must be used solely for law enforcement purposes and may not supplant funds previously budgeted. Generally, any fu...

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