Approved Agreements and Contracts 20-21 School Resource Officer Agreement 11-24-20

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                           Muskegon City Commission

Commission Meeting Date: November 24, 2020            Title: 20-21 School Resource Officer

Submitted By: Jeffrey Lewis                           Department: Public Safety

Brief Summary: Review and approve the School Resource Officer Agreement proposed for
employment of one Muskegon Police Department officer for the 2020-2021 school year. This
agreement includes a 3% increase for a total of $24, 190.40 paid to the City of Muskegon between
September 2020 and June 2021.

Detailed Summary:

Amount Requested :                                   Amount Budgeted:

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

Recommended Motion: Approval of the 2020-2021 School Resource Officer Agreement.

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This Agreement is effective August 24, 2020 through June 11, 2021, between the
City of Muskegon, a Michigan municipal corporation, of 933 Terrace Street,
Muskegon, Michigan 49440 ("City"), and Muskegon Public Schools, of 349 West
Webster, Muskegon, Michigan, 49440 ("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").

       B. City has agreed to provide a police officer to be on patrol at MHS. At all
times the officer assigned to work at MHS 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 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 principal.

It is therefore agreed:

       1. Officer. City shall provide a police officer to be on patrol at MHS during
MHS's published academic calendar year, commencing September 8, 2020 (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, Hackley Day or Memorial Day). The officer shall be present at
MHS 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 8, 2020 through June 11, 2021. Total payment
will not exceed $24,190.40.

      3. Term: Termination. The term of this Agreement shall be for one year
from August 24, 2020 through June 11, 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

      Title:   Superintendent of Schools      Title:   Mayor

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