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City of Independence
BILL NO. 21-0471R.

Agenda Title:

21-047 - 1R.  An ordinance authorizing acceptance of a grant in the amount of $547,500.00 from the Missouri Department of Transportation for reimbursement of overtime for the Police Department for Impaired Driving Enforcement and Youth Alcohol Liquor Compliance Checks from October 1, 2021, to September 30, 2022; authorizing future change orders and/or time extensions for the same project and making the necessary appropriations.  

The Police Department recommends accepting this ordinance.


The Missouri Department of Transportation, Office of Highway Safety will fund enforcement activities for education and enforcement projects related to traffic problems.  This grant (Project #22-154-AL-084) of $547,500.00 will fund overtime for DWI Enforcement projects and expenses for full time officers. The Police Department will have year-round Wolf Pack enforcement periods.  Enforcement will focus on areas where habitual DWI arrests have been made and where alcohol-related crashes have occurred.  It will also fund officers for Youth Alcohol Liquor Compliance Checks.  All of these projects will be conducted during the time period of October 1, 2021 and September 30, 2022.

Fiscal Impact:

The Fiscal impact to the City is $547,500.00. The Revenue will be deposited in account, 4550-5102 in the DWIENF-G (DWI Enforcement Grant)

Department:          PoliceContact Person:          Joe Christiansen

Police DepartmentApproved
Finance DepartmentApproved
City Managers OfficeApproved
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:         

2021-2022 Approved Ordinance DWI Traffic Grant ContractOrdinance
2021-2022 DWI Traffic Grant ContractOrdinance