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File #: 20-44    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/23/2019 In control: Police Department
On agenda: 2/12/2020 Final action:
Title: Authorize an Interlocal Agreement with the Dallas County Sheriff's Office for reimbursement of program expenses associated with the Dallas County Highway Traffic Program for the period October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2022 - Not to exceed $1,800,000.00 - Financing: General Fund (subject to appropriations)
Indexes: 1, 14, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Attachments: 1. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Public Safety
AGENDA DATE: February 12, 2020
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 14
DEPARTMENT: Police Department
EXECUTIVE: Jon Fortune
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SUBJECT

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Authorize an Interlocal Agreement with the Dallas County Sheriff's Office for reimbursement of program expenses associated with the Dallas County Highway Traffic Program for the period October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2022 - Not to exceed $1,800,000.00 - Financing: General Fund (subject to appropriations)

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BACKGROUND

In January 2008, the Dallas County Sheriff's Office assumed primary freeway coverage responsibility in Southern Dallas County allowing Dallas Police Department to reallocate resources to focus more intently on neighborhoods, while the Dallas County Sheriff's Office provides a targeted regional response on the highways to achieve greater response times and enhanced response capabilities.

From the inception of the program in 2008 through FY 2010-11, the City did not contribute funding towards the operation of the program.

In FY 2011-12, the City of Dallas assisted Dallas County in meeting budgetary shortfalls for the Dallas County Highway Program by contributing $1M in financing toward the program. In addition, the agreement modified the traffic management coverage areas for the Dallas Police Department and the Dallas County Sheriff's Office.

The program has had an operating deficit in prior years that was funded by Dallas County. The estimated FY 2019-20, FY 2020-21 and FY 2021-22 program expenses are $42M while the program revenues and funding contributions account for $12.5M.

Below is a summary of funding contributions by the City:

During FY 2012-13 and FY 2013-14, highway coverage remained the same and the City contributed $800,000.00 to program expenses in FY 2012-13 and $600,000.00 in FY 2013-14.

During FY 2014-15, FY 2015-16, FY 2016-17 and FY 2018-19 highway coverage remained th...

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