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File #: 22-5376    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 STEP-Comprehensive 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 STEP-Comprehensive 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):
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
181
Approval to accept FY 2022 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program-Comprehensive.

Location:
Address (if applicable):
Precinct(s): Countywide

Fiscal and Personnel Summary
Service Name
Grants - Patrol Selective Enforcement

SFY 22
FY 23
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