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File #: 21-6525    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Grant Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/16/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 11/30/2021 Final action:
Title: Request by the Constable of Precinct 5 for approval to accept from the Texas Department of Transportation grant funds in the amount of $29,869, with a required match of $7,594, for the FY 2022 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program-Impaired Driving Mobilization Program.
Attachments: 1. 21-6525
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Department: Constables

Department Head/Elected Official: Constable Ted Heap


Regular or Supplemental RCA:

? Regular RCA
? Supplemental RCA


Type of Request: Grant

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Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request by the Constable of Precinct 5 for approval to accept from the Texas Department of Transportation grant funds in the amount of $29,869, with a required match of $7,594, for the FY 2022 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program-Impaired Driving Mobilization Program.
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Background and Discussion:
Officers participating in the Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) will make enforcement of DWI, Speed, Safety Belt, Intersection Traffic Control, and Distracted Driving offenses their top priority. Enforcement will occur during the following holiday periods: Christmas/New Year's, Spring Break, Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day. The goal is to reduce crashes, fatalities, and injuries, through high visibility enforcement and public education.

Expected Impact:
A reduction in crashes, fatalities, and injuries related to speed, alcohol or drug impairment, distracted driving, intersection crashes, or lack of restraint devices is expected.

Alternative Options:
No known viable alternative to accomplish the goal of reducing crashes, fatalities, and injuries with grant funded overtime.


Alignment with Goal(s):
? Justice and Safety
? Economic Opportunity
? Housing
? Public Health


? Transportation
? Flooding
? Environment
? Governance and Customer Service
Prior Court Action (if any):
File #.: 21-5368, Authorization to submit an application to the Texas Department of Transportation for grant funds to participate in the FY 2022 Selective Traffic enforcement Program - Impaired Driving Mobilization was approved on October 12, 2021.


Location:

Address (if applicable list below):


? Countywide
? Precinct 1
? Precinct 2

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