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1999-13 Amendment to Agreement-Broward Cty Gunstoppers (see Reso 97-44) RESOLUTION NO. 99-13 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF PARKLAND, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROW ARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, THE CITY OF PARKLAND, AND CRIME STOPPERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, INC. WHEREAS, the School Board of Broward County, Florida, the City of Parkland, and Crime Stoppers of Broward County, Inc. entered into an agreement on January 20, 1998; and WHEREAS, the City Commission of the City of Parkland, Florida finds and determines that it is in the best interest of the citizens of the City to enter into an amendment to said agreement. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF PARKLAND, FLORIDA: Section 1. That the appropriate City officials hereby approve entering into the amendment to the agreement between the School Board of Broward County, the City of Parkland, Florida, and Crime Stoppers of Broward County, Inc. Section 2. That this Resolution shall become in full force and effect immediately upon its passage and adoption. PASSED AND ADOPTED THIS 17 DAY OF MARCH , 1999. CITY OF PARKLAND, FLORIDA .~ sL AYOR-- ATTEST: 1 <-<---0 ~.L SUSAN ARMSTRONG, C.M.C. CITY CLERK AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA AND THE CITY OF PARKLAND AND CRIME STOPPERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, INC. THIS AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT is between THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA (hereinafter referred to as "SCHOOL BOARD"), the CITY OF PARKLAND (hereinafter referred to as "CITY"), and CRIME STOPPERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, INC. (hereinafter referred to as "CRIME STOPPERS.") WHEREAS, the SCHOOL BOARD entered into an Agreement with the CITY and CRIME STOPPERS on January 20, 1998, and WHEREAS, the SCHOOL BOARD, and the CITY are desirous to amend the Agreement dated January 20, 1998, and NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and conditions set forth herein, the parties agree as follows: 1. The recitals set forth above are true and correct and incorporated herein by reference. 2. The January 20, 1998 Agreement is hereby amended for the term to extend to June 30, 2004. 3. The Gun Stoppers Program which is attached here to shall become a part of the January 20, 1998, agreement. 4. All of the terms and conditions as set forth in the Agreement of January 20, 1998, which are not amended, shall remain in full force and effect. IN WITNESS WHEREOF the parties have executed this document the first date referred to herein. CITY OF PARKLAND ~~ CfI~JJ ~ v6t Witness ~ s~~1i~ Parkland Public Safety Department THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROW ARD COUNTY, FLORIDA / ~11)/Jf)UJo( j) Ma L( J Itness , INC. l/M~ Y~_~Ul-~V; . ~ Witness Witness PARKLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT GUN STOPPERS PROGRAM PURPOSE: The increasing prevalence of firearms carried illegally in public places throughout our community is a public safety threat. The Parkland Pollee Department in collaboration with Crime Stoppers of Broward County, Florida and the School Board of Broward County,.Florida will participate the GUN STOPPERS PROGRAM to promote an environment free of UIega1 firearms. The program will provide a reward to persons reporting megal firearms possession within the City of Parkland. THE GUN STOPPERS PROGRAM IS NOT A GUN BUYBACK PROGRAM. CRIME STOPPERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, WILL PAY REWARDS ONt Y IF THE FIREARM IS RECOVERED IN A PUBLIC PLACE. The goal of the GUN STOPPERS PROGRAM is to make the City of Parkland community safe from gun violence and remove thes, firearms from the streets before they are used illegally. The Parkland Police Department will actively enforce state and local laws regarding the possession of illegal firearms within the city. We urge all citizens who are aware of any person illegally possessing a fireann in any public facility to immediately report this information to Crime Stoppers at 493- TIPS (8477). PROCEDURAL GUIDELINES FOR THE COMMUNITY: MembeIS of the City of Parkland Community. participating in the GUN STOPPERS PROGRAM are asked to provide the Parkland Pollee Department by way of the Broward County Crime Stoppers Unit with specific and detailed information, regarding the possession of an illegal firearm in any public facility located within the city. The procedures for reporting and reward eligibility are as follows: · The Caller telephones Crime Stoppers at 493- TIPS (8477) to report the illegal fireanns possession; · The caller must provide specific and detailed infonnation as to the location and description of person in possession of the illegal fireann; . When the tip is received the caller is assigned a code number; · The caller will remain anonymous; · Crime Stoppers will relay this information to the Parkland Police Department. . The Parkland Police Department will act under its' own procedures to immediately locate the suspect alleged to have an illegal fireann; . When the suspect is located and in possession of an illegal firearm the person having first notified Crime Stoppers will be eligible for a reward of $100.00; and . When the information results in an arrest, the caller presents the code number to a bank and is paid the reward. Au 1:.." U~ Kt.\l L EST FOR~ The School Board of Bro"".rd County. florida ....lln. Dal. A,'n..' II.", Nil"".' Jan. 20. 1998 1-2 TITU: I Partnership Agreement with the City of Parkland ,.EOUISTED ACnolll: I Approve Partnership Agreement with th, City of Parkland. IU.......' Il~AlIIATtOII AlIID IACKQlltOUlllD: I This agreement With the City ot Parkland. is part of the MunidpaJ Partnership Program designed to improve and enhance Interpemmental relationships. The executed agreements are used as a plan to proVIde a seamless communication lnfrastnJcture between dty otlldals. dty stall' and their counterparts In the school system. AI, a result of these Partnerships. dties are updated on local and distrlctwtde programs. projects and opportunities as well as distrlctwtde tnlt1atives avallable to students. In addition. the School OlstJ1ct and staff' have ~n able to address requests for assistance by munJclpa.Utles In a more cooperative and expeditiOUS manner. The City of Parkland has addressed several propms throuih this agreement. lnc1ucl1ng a dty reco&nltlon proaram Cor students and school staft'members. use or dty fadlitles as a l1vtn. clasaroom. school tad.l1Ues Cor dty proarams and events and Incorporation of the School Boerd's tecl1n1ca1 centers Cor dty staft' traJn1ng needs. ParkJand Is the 20th dty to JOin the muntdpaJ partnership program. ~dpatln. school.: Rlveratades Elementary. Stoneman Dou&1u Htab and all exceptional centers. IIAoIOR I'ITIM MIOIUn: I DeYe1opin. and Expand1n& Partnership. -"lIIAIfCIAL 'II_ACT I 1bere.ts no flnandallmpact Cor this p81'tnersh1p to the School Board of Broward County. Flonda. I:lN'8I1.: r....) I 1) . Partnership A&reement 2) ResoluUon APPROVED DalnI.W\ HuttenhotY 16&06271 ,,. ClIlIciIII .... .... ~ 0lIII GIIM ..... ,... a=Fa aM SlJPERtIT9D:NT a: SCHXlS OMSK:lN CE DISTRICT ACfttNISTRATION HAL BLJ'TMAN, ASSOC'ATE SUPERMENCENT Approved in Open Soard Meeting on: ~A' 20 191 .P~uuA. ~ ~ ' _Boord co_,... BY: .t" ...... , J."" PROCEDURES FOR PUBUC SCHOOLS PARKLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT PROCEDURAL GUIDELINES DURING SCHOOL OPERATING HOURS: When a TIP (information) is received by Crime Stoppers and the public place is a school operated by the School Board of Broward County, Florida and located in the City of Parkland, during school hours or a school sponsored event, the following procedures will be adhered to: . The caller must provide specific and detailed information as to the location and description of person in possession of the illegal firearm on school property; . The caller is assigned a code number when the tip is received . The caller will remain anonymous; . Crime Stoppers unit will contact both the Parkland Police Department and the School Board's Special Investigative Unit (SID) office to apprise the agencies of the illegal firearm information by telephone. . SID contacts the school principal or designee and the SID investigator assigned to the work location by telephone to provide the CRIME STOPPERS TIP information; . Principal or designee will follow prescribed procedures delineated in policies 2302, 2304 and 5006 as applicable. . The SID investigator will respond to the school for appropriate follow-up and/or investigation . The Parkland Police Department, School Resource Officer Supervisor will notify the School Resource Officer (SRO) assigned to the school identified by the tip. PROCEDURAL GUIDELINES FOR AFfER SCHOOL OPERATING HOURS: Any activity reported/located on school property after regular school hours concerning the GUN STOPPERS PROGRAM will follow the above-described procedures; except the Parkland Police Department Desk Supervisor will contact the School Board Special Investigative Unit Office. PRIOR TO TAKING ANY ENFORCEMENT ACfION, THE PARKLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL NOTIn'THE SCHOOL BOARD'S SPECIAL INVESTIGATIVE UNIT (SM. THE INVESTIGATOR ON CALL WILL NOTIFY THE PRINCIPAL OF THE SCHOOL. THE ALLEGED INCIDENT SHOULD BE INVESTIGATED JOINTLY BY THE SCHOOL BOARD SPECIAL INVESTIGATIVE UNIT AND THE PARKLAND POUCE DEPARTMENT. ANY PERSON CONT ACI1NG CRIME STOPPERS PROVIDING DETAILED INFORMATION REGARDING ILLEGAL FIREARMS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY SHALL REMAIN ANONYMOUS. CITY OF PARKLAND 6500 PARKS IDE DRIVE PARKLAND, FL 33067 (954) 753-5040 FAX (954) 341-5161 ........... March 18, 1999 ~ Ms. Patricia West, Specialist School Board of Broward County 600 S.E. Third Avenue Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301-3125 Dear Ms. West: Enclosed please find an executed original Amendment to the Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida, the City of Parkland, and Crime Stoppers of Broward County, Inc. This Amendment extends the January 20, 1998 Agreement to June 30, 2004 and as well as participation in the "Gun Stoppers Program". Should you require further information please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, ~~ Helen M. Lynott, CMC\AAE Deputy City Clerk Enclosure CC: Chief Steve List, Public Safety Director winward\school board