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File #: R-10-104   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted and Published
File created: 6/21/2010 In control: City Council
Final action: 8/2/2010
Enactment date: 8/17/2010 Enactment #: R-2010-096
Title: Designating Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000) In Previously Appropriated Funds To Be Used To Provide Short Term Assistance To Indigent and Needy Clients of The Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST) (Jones)
Sponsors: Trudy E. Jones
Attachments: 1. R-104.pdf, 2. R-104final.pdf, 3. R-104Enacted.pdf
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
8/17/2010 City Clerk Published  Action details
8/8/2010 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
8/6/2010 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
8/2/2010 City Council Do PassPass Action details
6/21/2010 City Council Introduced  Action details
6/21/2010 President To be heard at the Council Meeting  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
NINETEENTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-10-104 ENACTMENT NO. _____________________

SPONSORED BY: Trudy Jones


RESOLUTION
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Designating Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000) In Previously Appropriated Funds To Be Used To Provide Short Term Assistance To Indigent and Needy Clients of The Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST) (Jones)
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DESIGNATING TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS ($10,000) IN PREVIOUSLY APPROPRIATED FUNDS TO BE USED TO PROVIDE SHORT TERM ASSISTANCE TO INDIGENT AND NEEDY CLIENTS OF THE CRISIS OUTREACH AND SUPPORT TEAM (COAST).
WHEREAS, the Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST) is designed to enhance the Albuquerque Police Department's Crisis Intervention Team; and
WHEREAS, COAST provides a link to resources, services and community education in response to police referrals and citizen requests; and
WHEREAS, COAST provides intervention and prevention services and links to services and community resources for a wide variety of crisis related issues including mental health, runaways, and homelessness; and
WHEREAS, COAST provides training and educational presentations to law enforcement and the community; and
WHEREAS, the COAST unit has developed strong working relationships with local service providers in order to assure a continuum of services for the community; and
WHEREAS, the COAST unit currently refers indigent clients to local resources such as Faith Lutheran Church and St. Timothy's for funding for temporary needs such as a tank of gas, a meal or groceries, and lodging; and
WHEREAS, the Albuquerque Police Department currently contracts with Resources, Inc. to provide certain social services through the Family Advocacy Center; and
WHEREAS, Resources, Inc. has indicated an interest in also providing resources such as gas, food and lodging to clients referred to them by the COAST Unit; and
WHEREAS, the City Council believes that providing funding for these needy members of our community...

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