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Judicial Watch • Orlando Signed MOU 10 20 11 2

Orlando Signed MOU 10 20 11 2

Orlando Signed MOU 10 20 11 2

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Date Created:October 20, 2011

Date Uploaded to the Library:February 20, 2014

Tags:MOU, Explore, Coordinating, COALITION, uaigsf, Requirements, Recruiting, Coordinator, mayors, REGIONAL, award, illegal, Orlando, signed, mayor, working, Florida, reporting

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Overview. Mayors Against Illegal Guns has selected the City Orlando receive funding hire Mayors Against Illegal Guns coalition "Regional Coordinator." This funding provided the United Against Illegal Guns Support Fund (UAIGSF) recognition Mayor Dyer's leadership combating illegal guns and gun violence Orlando, the state, the region, and the national level through the Mayors Against Illegal Guns coalition. The Coordinator will work under the direction the Mayor's office and help advance the Mayor's local and state initiatives combat illegal guns and prevent gun violence. The Coordinator will also serve point contact the national Mayors Against Illegal Guns coalition (MAIG) and act liaison local and regional elected officials and other key stakeholders. 
MAIG Regional Coordinator responsibilities: part the Mayor's ongoing efforts combat illegal guns, the Regional Coordinator will play integral role the coordination and planning gun crime prevention and illegal gun-related initiatives, events, and media opportunities the city and the region. Under the terms this award, the MAIG Regional Coordinator expected focus solely work related illegal guns, crime reduction, violence prevention and public safety. The Coordinator will fully integrated with the intergovernmental affairs and/or public safety staff the Mayor's office. 
 the local level, the Coordinator will assist the Mayor and the City Orlando developing and implementing policies combat illegal guns. Such efforts may include the following: Working local initiatives combat illegal guns; 	Coordinating with local police gather data and educate the public about gun violence; 	With the assistance area experts, developing illegal gun and gun safety messages and events utilized city-funded youth service agencies, and public housing sites; 	Building the status the City Orlando and Mayor Dyer, leader the Florida Mayors Against Illegal Guns coalition, and statewide and national leader advocacy efforts against illegal guns. 

 the state level, the Coordinator will working with other cities the MAIG coalition, state legislators, county executives, police departments, public health agencies, schools, community based organizations, and others develop and implement cooperative information-sharing efforts, enforcement strategies, and legislative initiatives. Such efforts may include assisting Mayor Dyer and the City Orlando the following: 	Coordinating official activities 
Convene join statewide gatherings Mayors City Managers and other civic leaders learn about current firearm issues and develop strategies reduce illegal gun traffic; 

Serve resource city intergovernmental staff and legislators firearm policy; 
Act primary point contact gun issues for Florida's delegation federal legislators. Data and research 

Explore ways begin working cooperatively with academic 
institutions, hospitals other medical organizations, doctors, city 
officials possession gun-related data and other area experts 
explore ways develop illegal gun and gun safety research, reports 
and data; 
Explore potential partners and ideas for conducting statewide 
comparison firearms data related violent crimes, crimes with 
related firearms injury, homicides, suicides and crime gun sources. Proposed Legislative and Policy Development 
Working with state legislators and law enforcement executives and 
groups statewide identify measures that can implemented 
improve Florida's mechanism for reporting mental health, domestic 
violence and drug abuse records the gun background check system; 
Working with law enforcement continue pushing for safe 
concealed carry permitting scheme that includes appropriate public 
safety measures; 
Issue report outlining steps the state governm ent can take improve enforcement existing gun laws; 
Working pass state county laws requiring background checks for all gun sales gun shows and/or state law requiring reporting lost stolen guns; 
Working pass state law allowing broader local government control gun laws that local governments can enact gun laws that they determine would help protect public safety; 
Working pass new state law requiring regular gun dealer inspections detect possible sales illegal gun traffickers. Recruitment 
Recruiting and maintaining coalition So+ mayors Florida, 
including regular efforts maintain communications with the mayors keep them engaged and informed. 
Working with faith leaders, domestic violence prevention groups, and 
other partner citizen groups support the mayors' agenda. Recruiting faith leaders who agree regularly write letters testify 
support coalition-backed legislation, and communicate with their 
congregations about the coalition's agenda. 
Supporting coalition efforts promote responsible firearms sales local fireanns retailers. Indentifying 2-3 firearms retailers Florida 

approach, either directly through intermediaries, about signing the coalition's Responsible Firearms Retailer Partnership. 
 	Identifying and reaching out sportsmen's organizations sympathetic the coalition's mission keeping illegal guns out the hands criminals and terrorists. Recruiting core team 5-10 sportsmen who could testify legislative hearings support legislation backed the coalition. 	Finally, the national level, the Coordinator will serve regional liaison for the MAIG coalition, and will work activate regional mayors for events, collective enforcement efforts, public education, and advocacy efforts. this capacity, the Coordinator will also assist research, education, and advocacy activity related the coalition's initiative close gaps federal law gun background checks. selecting Coordinator, the City free either select person within its current 
workforce look hire someone not currently working for the City. either 
case, the person hired the Coordinator should work exclusively this project. Coordinator should hired within three months the acceptance this award. 
The first year implementation shall commence the first day the 
Coordinator's employment with Orlando documented the appointment letter the hired Coordinator. 
Please submit resume the person selected MAIO and UAIGSF. 
expected that the Coordinator will communicate regularly and frequently with the 
staff the co-chairs MAIO. Such communication would include weekly 
conference calls among the four regional Coordinators and staff from the co-chairs. 
What the award will pay for: The one-year award of$75,000 must utilized follows: $60,000 must dedicated substantially covering the salary and benefits costs the MAIO Regional Coordinator and $15,000 must used support travel costs, supplies, communication and other related expenses. portion the UAIOSF grant may used support lobbying activities. The Coordinator should keep time records ensure that the proportion his her time spent lobbying activity does not exceed the proportion his her employee costs paid for from sources other than this grant. Contingent hiring coordinator and meeting the award requirements, the City may eligible for follow-up second-year award the amount $75,000. 

Awardees Requirements: This funding includes matching requirement. The recipient the award funds will required pay for fringe benefits and salary costs beyond the $60,000 allotment for the Regional Coordinator position. The award recipient will also required provide appropriate office space and any additional funds necessary beyond the $15,000 travel support from UAIOSF. The award recipient shall direct the Coordinator attend national MAIO meetings and events regular basis. Should the award recipient wish reallocate any the funding under 

this award, formal written request must submitted UAIGSF. changes the award allocation can made without written approval UAIGSF. 
 	Integration the Coordinator into the Mayor's Office. Coordinator will report the Chief Police designee. firearm matters, the Coordinator will report directly the Mayor. 
Programmatic Reporting Requirements: The Regional Coordinator will required submit report UAIGSF the conclusion the grant, highlighting the Coordinator's primary activities including both challenges encountered and key accomplishments. The report must include discussion the status the regional illegal gun policy initiatives outlined this memorandum, and must include copies any print media coverage related the activities the city and work the Regional Coordinator. 

Financial Reporting Requirements: The awardee will required submit quarterly financial reports detailing award expenditures for the award well matching expenses (i.e. fringe and any extra personnel expenses) incurred date. All actual expenditures the amount $75,000 will reimbursed. All expenses must incurred within the one-year period the award. the awardee requires more time spend funds, official request must submitted UAIGSF least days before the end the award period. 

Acceptance terms: 
Buddy Dyer, Mayor 
John Chairman