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File #: ID 20-001395    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/8/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/22/2020 Final action:
Title: Actions pertaining to Violence Reduction Services Agreement: 1. ***RESOLUTION - 29TH Amendment to AAR No. 2020-159 appropriating $125,000 for the Fresno Advance Peace Project Agreement (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor's veto) 2. Approve Agreement with Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission in the amount of $125,000 for violence reduction services for the Fresno Advance Peace Project.
Sponsors: Mayor's Office
Attachments: 1. 21 30th Advance Peace_SRM.pdf, 2. Additional Information Fresno Advance Peace Project signed agreement.pdf
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REPORT TO THE CITY COUNCIL


October 22, 2020


FROM: LEE BRAND, Mayor
Office of the Mayor & City Manager

BY: H. SPEES, Director, Strategic Initiatives
Office of the Mayor & City Manager

SUBJECT
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Actions pertaining to Violence Reduction Services Agreement:
1. ***RESOLUTION - 29TH Amendment to AAR No. 2020-159 appropriating $125,000 for the Fresno Advance Peace Project Agreement (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor's veto)
2. Approve Agreement with Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission in the amount of $125,000 for violence reduction services for the Fresno Advance Peace Project.

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RECOMMENDATION

Recommend Council approve Agreement for Violence Reduction Services between the City of Fresno (City) and Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission (EOC), under the Fresno Advance Peace Project in the amount of $125,000 effective October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Fresno Advance Peace Project is a collaborative partnership between EOC, Advance Peace, Faith in the Valley, City of Fresno and Fresno Police Department. EOC will serve as the lead partner for program implementation and oversight. This is the first year of a three year collaborative.

BACKGROUND

Following last year's budget process and discussions around Advance Peace, the Administration began working with local gang prevention and intervention practitioners and officers of the Fresno Police Department to develop a violence prevention initiative built on assets in the community with a mix of local and outside funding. A program proposal was developed including a recommendation that EOC be the home and implementation partner for this collaborative program.

EOC built the program around a budget of $600,000 per year for three years. The City of Fresno is committing $125,000 per year to EOC as part of this budget.

Fresno EOC has established the following goals for the project:
1) Reduce firearm violence in the City of Fresno by 10% by 202...

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