Approved Agreements and Contracts School Resource Officer Agreement 2021-2022 01-11-22

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                     Agenda Item Review Form
                           Muskegon City Commission

Commission Meeting Date: January 11, 2022              Title : 2021-2022 School Resource
                                                       Officer Agreement

Submitted By: Director Jeffrey Lewis                   Department: Public Safety

Brief Summary: School Resource Officer Agreement

Detailed Summary: Review and approve the School Resource Officer Agreement proposed for
employment of one Muskegon Police Department officer for the 2021-2022 school year. This agreement
includes a 3% increase from 2021, for a total of $24,916.73 paid to the City of Muskegon between
September 2021 and June 2022.

Amount Requested : NA                                Amount Budgeted: NA

Fund(s) or Account(s):                               Fund(s) or Account(s) :

Recommended Motion: To approve contract with Muskegon High School for the 2021-2022 School
Resource Officer Aqreement.

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Commission Action:
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This Agreement is effective August 26, 2021 through June 10, 2022, between the
City of Muskegon, a Michigan municipal corporation, of 933 Terrace Street,
Muskegon, Michigan 49440 ("City"), and Muskegon Public Schools, of 1458 Fifth
St., Muskegon, Michigan, 49441 ("MPS"), with reference to the following facts:


       A. City and MPS have determined that it is in each of their best interests to
continue police services at the Muskegon High School ("MHS") and Muskegon
Middle School.

       B. City has agreed to provide a police officer to be on patrol at MHS and the
Muskegon Middle School. At all times the officer assigned to work at MHS and
Muskegon Middle School shall be a City police officer and, as such an employee of
the City. Duties will be decided between mutual parties. However, it is agreed that a
component of the role is to help establish a positive, safe learning environment at
MHS and Muskegon Middle School and develop positive relationships with the
student body.

       C. MPS has agreed to pay the City a flat rate according to nine (9) months of
service. The community officer will report to the MHS and Muskegon Middle
School principal.

It is therefore agreed:

       1. Officer. City shall provide a police officer to be on patrol at MHS and
Muskegon Middle School during the published academic calendar year,
commencing August 26, 2021 (which shall not include any published vacation
days or summer school sessions. i.e. Christmas break, mid-winter break,
Thanksgiving break, Professional Development days, Good Friday, or Memorial
Day). The officer shall be present at MHS and Muskegon Middle School during
hours which are mutually agreeable between the City and MPS.

        2. Payment. MPS shall pay $2,687.82 on the first of EACH MONTH, as
invoiced, commencing September 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. Total payment
will not exceed $24,916.73

      3. Term: Termination. The term of this Agreement shall be for one year
from August 26, 2021 through June 10, 2021, and may be renewed annually by
mutual agreement. This Agreement may be terminated before the end of its term by
subsequent written agreement, which shall be signed by both parties.
           4. Venue. The parties agree that for purposes of any dispute in connection
    with this agreement, the Muskegon County Court shall have exclusive jurisdiction
    and venue.

Muskegon Public Schools                         City of Muskegon

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     Title: Superintendent of Schools      Name: Ken Johnson
                                           Title:     Mayor
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