Posted: December 08, 2023
Rapid City
Agenda Item Summary

Agenda Item Ref. #: LF121323-09

Agenda Item Title:

Authorize Mayor and City Finance Officer to renew Co-Responder Agreement with Journey On! , Inc.

Origination Group:
Legal & Finance Committee
Origination Meeting Date:
City Council Hearing Date:
Joe Reiter, RCPD Co-Responder Coordinator; Jamie Kirsch RCPD Project Manager
Staff Contact:
Jennifer Utter, Joe Reiter RCPD, Jamie Kirsch RCPD
Circle of Friends Community Room
Agenda Item Summary:
Seeking continuation of previously contracted services related to Rapid City’s Police and Fire Department Co-Response efforts.

On September 6, 2022, Council approved allocation of $360,000 in the 2023 Budget Resolution 6550 towards Journey On! Co-Responder efforts. The 2024 General Funds $300,000 allocation is a continuation of the Co-Responder effort.

On August 7, 2023, Council approved adding contract services for Journey On to provide support to local at-risk youth through Safe Passage and High Risk Interventions Programs using the Community Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative Grant in the amount of $972,450.00 over a 3-year period to be renewed annually.

Funding Source & Fiscal Impact (if applicable):

Funding Cost Center
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Origination Recommendation Action:

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