City of Chino
CA

Staff Report

Authorize the acceptance of the Office of Traffic Safety STEP Grant in the amount of $130,000 for DUI checkpoints, DUI saturation patrols, warrant service operations, traffic enforcement, distracted driver and motorcycle safety, along with pedestrian and bike enforcement and traffic safety education

Information

Department:Police DepartmentSponsors:
Category:Grant

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. 2018 STEP Grant Agreement

Budget String

Revenue: 100-4000-59500-G4801 Expenditure: 100-4000-(40010, 43050, 43320)-G4801 Transfer In: Transfer Out:

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BACKGROUND

The Chino Police Department has been awarded the "2018 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Grant" in the amount of $130,000 from the State of California - Office of Traffic Safety.  The grant period is October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018 and will cover the cost of conducting DUI checkpoints, DUI saturation patrols, warrant service operations, traffic enforcement, distracted driver and motorcycle safety, along with pedestrian and bike enforcement and traffic safety education.  Additionally, the grant allows for travel expenses, other direct costs related to DUI checkpoint supplies and the purchase of bicycle helmets to be distributed and properly fit during bicycle rodeos and other bicycle safety related events.

 

ISSUES/ANALYSIS

The Chino Police Department will be able to conduct a total of 6 sobriety checkpoints and 38 saturation patrols with the grant funding made available. The Office of Traffic Safety will reimburse the City of Chino for overtime expenditures, travel expenses and other direct costs up to $130,000 to conduct the operations allowed under the STEP Grant.

 

Meeting History

Sep 19, 2017 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Earl C. Elrod, Council Member
SECONDER:Gary George, Council Member
AYES:Gary George, Paul Rodriguez, Eunice M. Ulloa, Tom Haughey, Earl C. Elrod