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City of Independence
BILL NO. 21-0271R.

Agenda Title:

21-027 - 1R.  An ordinance authorizing acceptance of the 2021 Midwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Investigative Support Center Initiative, and related documents, with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, for a grant award in the amount of $148,326.00; making the necessary appropriations; authorizing future change orders for additional funding and/or time extensions; and authorizing certain future appropriations.

The Police Department recommends approval of this ordinance.

The Police Department first received funding to participate in the Midwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Investigative Support Center (ISC) with full funding for a Crime Analyst position in April 2012.  The ISC provides event and target deconfliction services, multi-source name checks, investigative/tactical case support, toll analysis, charting, graphic work, post-seizure analysis and trend/predictive analysis.  In 2019, the department received additional funding to fully fund a second Crime Analyst.  Since that time, both Analysts continue to be housed at the HIDTA Investigative Support Center. The department is reimbursed 100% of the Analysts' salary, benefits, and training.  The current contract will continue the department's involvement with the Midwest HIDTA Investigative Support Center (ISC), and provide reimbursement up to $148,326.00.

Fiscal Impact:

The fiscal impact to the City is $148,326.00.  This revenue will be deposited in the 015 Grant Fund, Subledger ISC, and appropriated as follows:


4550-5100  Salaries  $94,440

4550-5109  Benefits $50,886

4550-5203  Training $  3,000

  Total Award: $148,326


There is no local match or supplemental funding necessary.

Department:          PoliceContact Person:          Chief Brad Halsey

Police DepartmentApproved
Finance DepartmentApproved
City Managers OfficeApproved
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:         

Ordinance for 2021 HIDTA ISCOrdinance