Common Council Report
Meeting Date: June 17, 2008
Recommendation: That the Common Council approve the Police Department’s purchase of replacement body armor for seventeen (17) officers at a total cost of $9,010.
Background: As per the Oak Creek Professional
The Department has applied for a grant through the Department of Justice Vest Grant Program. That request is pending, with possible approval notice to be received within the next 60 days. If approved, the grant will provide reimbursement in the amount of approximately 43% of the total amount expended toward the purchase of the body armor.
The body armor will be purchased from Advanced Protective Devices located in Pembine, Wis. This is the vendor sponsored under the Department of Justice Vest Grant Program.
Fiscal Impact: The fiscal impact for the purchase of the 17 vests will be $9,010. If grant monies are approved and received, approximately $3,800 will be reimbursed to the project account. Monies were allocated in the 2008 Capital Equipment Program budget for this purchase.
Lt. Daniel Hermann
Thomas P. Bauer
Chief of Police
Fiscal Review by:
Pamela S. Bauer