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.O <br />NEWPORT <br />(City Council Staff Report Agenda Item No. 13 <br />August 14, 2012 <br />TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL <br />FROM: Police Department <br />Jay R. Johnson, Chief of Police <br />949 - 644 -3701, JJohnson <br />PREPARED BY: Dale Johnson, Captain <br />949 - 644 -3750, DJohnson <br />APPROVED: Ak�tQ <br />TITLE: School Resource Officer Program Agreement <br />ABSTRACT: <br />The Police Department seeks City Council to approve a new School Resource Officer <br />(SRO) Agreement with the Newport Mesa Unified School District ( NMUSD). <br />[7=10101 iI&I=I►UL•l114321 <br />Approve the Agreement between the City of Newport Beach and the Newport Mesa <br />Unified School District to participate in the School Resource Officer Program <br />( "Agreement "), and authorize the Mayor to execute the Agreement on behalf of the City. <br />FUNDING AVAILABILITY: <br />Per the Agreement, the full salary and benefits for two School Resource Officers (police <br />officers) will be funded equally through the Police Department's budget (50 %) and the <br />NMUSD (50 %). Funding for the two police officers is included in the Police <br />Department's FY 2012 -13 budget as are revenues from the NMUSD in the amount of <br />$180,000. <br />DISCUSSION: <br />Background: <br />On September 28, 1999, the City Council approved an Agreement between the City and <br />the NMUSD to provide two, full -time police officers (SROs) to work at the two City high <br />schools, Corona Del Mar and Newport Harbor. That Agreement also specified that the <br />Corona Del Mar SRO would provide similar services for the Ensign Middle School. The <br />original Agreement took effect on February 7, 2000, and expired on February 7, 2003. <br />Each year since that expiration, the City has approved annual amendments to the <br />original Agreement to continue the services of this Program. <br />