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File #: 19-261    Name:
Type: Staff Report Status: Consent Calendar
File created: 3/18/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/10/2019 Final action: 4/10/2019
Title: Report regarding a resolution approving a transfer of $2,236,224 from the Measure W fund to the Police Asset Seizure Fund for the previous purchase of the Community Civic Campus PUC properties. (Justin Lovell, Financial Services Manager and Jeff Azzopardi, Chief of Police)
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Report regarding a resolution approving a transfer of $2,236,224 from the Measure W fund to the Police Asset Seizure Fund for the previous purchase of the Community Civic Campus PUC properties. (Justin Lovell, Financial Services Manager and Jeff Azzopardi, Chief of Police)

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RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation
Staff recommends that the City Council adopt a resolution approving a transfer of $2,236,224 from the Measure W fund to the Police Asset Seizure Fund for the previous purchase of the Community Civic Campus PUC properties.

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BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION
On July 18, 2017 the Oversight Board for the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of South San Francisco (Oversight Board) adopted resolution 07-2017 that approved the City's purchase of the San Francisco Public Utility Commission (PUC property) from the Successor Agency of the Redevelopment Agency in the amount of $7,180,000 for the Community Civic Campus project. The following was the funding for the land purchase:
* $2,440,861 - Measure W Fund
* $2,236,224 - Police Asset Seizure
* $2,502,915 - Infrastructure Reserves

In January of 2019, the City's auditor began preparing for the FY 2017-18 single audit, where the City's federal funds are reviewed and audited. Finance staff along with Police Department staff prepared for the audit and reviewed the FY 2017-18 transactions in the Police Asset Seizure fund.

As part of the review, staff were ensuring that the use of the Police Asset Seizure funds were in accordance with the Department of Justice (DOJ) Guide to Equitable Sharing for State, Local, and Tribal Law Enforcement Agencies that was released in September 2018. According to the guidelines, staff determined that to Police Asset Seizure funds should not be used for land purchase but can be used for equipment for the Community Civic Campus project.

To administratively correct this transaction, staff is recommending replacing the Police Asset Seizure funds with Measure W Fu...

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