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File #: 22-5375    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Grant Status: Passed
File created: 8/30/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Request by the Constable of Precinct 5 for approval to accept from the Texas Department of Transportation grant funds in the amount of $49,831, with a required match of $12,484, for the FY 2023 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program-Commercial Motor Vehicle Program.
Department: Constables
Department Head/Elected Official: Constable Ted Heap

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Grant

Project ID (if applicable): N/A
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): N/A

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): N/A
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - Goal not applicable to request

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
title
Request by the Constable of Precinct 5 for approval to accept from the Texas Department of Transportation grant funds in the amount of $49,831, with a required match of $12,484, for the FY 2023 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program-Commercial Motor Vehicle 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, Hazardous Moving Violations, and Distracted Driving offenses their top priority.
Enforcement will occur from 10/01/2022 through 09/30/2023. The goal is to reduce commercial motor
vehicle 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, hazardous driving, 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):
x Justice and Safety
_ Economic Opportunity
_ Housing
_ Public Health
_ Transportation
_ Flooding
_ Environment
_ Governance and Customer Service

Prior Court Action (if any):
Date
Agenda Item #
Action Taken
10/12/2021
182
Approval to accept Texas Department of Transportation grant funds for the FY 2022 STEP-Commercial Motor Vehicle Program

Location:
Address (if applicable): N/A
Precinct(s): Countywide

Fiscal and Personnel Summary
Service Name
Grant - Patrol Selective Enforc...

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