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File #: ORD. 2022-169    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 6/6/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/13/2022 Final action: 6/13/2022
Title: To authorize the City's participation in a firearm buyback program with The Robby Poblete Foundation pursuant to Va. Code ? 15.2-915.5, and in connection therewith to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Grant Contract between the City of Richmond and The Robby Poblete Foundation for the purpose of authorizing a firearm buyback event in accordance with Va. Code ? 15.2-915.5 to reduce gun violence by decreasing the number of available firearms in the city of Richmond.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney, Ann-Frances Lambert, President Newbille, Reva Trammell, Katherine Jordan, Andreas Addison, Stephanie Lynch
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2022-169

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To authorize the City’s participation in a firearm buyback program with The Robby Poblete Foundation pursuant to Va. Code § 15.2-915.5, and in connection therewith to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to execute a Grant Contract between the City of Richmond and The Robby Poblete Foundation for the purpose of authorizing a firearm buyback event in accordance with Va. Code § 15.2-915.5 to reduce gun violence by decreasing the number of available firearms in the city of Richmond.

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THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:

§ 1.                     That consistent with section 15.2-915.5 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, the City is hereby authorized to participate in a firearm buyback program with The Robby Poblete Foundation pursuant to a Grant Contract the execution of which section 2 of this ordinance authorizes.

§ 2.                     That the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, be and is hereby authorized to execute a Grant Contract between the City of Richmond and The Robby Poblete Foundation for the purpose of authorizing a firearm buyback event in accordance with section 15.2-915.5 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, to reduce gun violence by decreasing the number of available firearms in the city of Richmond. The Grant Contract shall be approved as to form by the City Attorney and shall be substantially in the form of the document attached to this ordinance.

§ 3.                     This ordinance shall be in force and effect upon adoption.