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File #: 19-0021    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 1/15/2019 Final action:
Title: Resolution No. 19-0004 Accepting 2017 State Homeland Security Grant Funds in the Amount of $103,124 for the Purchase of Equipment that will Enhance Regional Communication Capabilities (Police Chief Abell). a) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 19-0004 b) APPROPRIATE FUNDS
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 19-0004, 2. Agreement – State Homeland Security Grant 2017
TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Derrick Abell, Chief of Police
Julie Dahglren, Senior Management Analyst

SUBJECT:Title
Resolution No. 19-0004 Accepting 2017 State Homeland Security Grant Funds in the Amount of $103,124 for the Purchase of Equipment that will Enhance Regional Communication Capabilities (Police Chief Abell).
a) ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 19-0004
b) APPROPRIATE FUNDS
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Adopt Resolution No. 19-0004 accepting the 2017 State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) grant award in the amount of $103,124, and authorize an appropriation of $103,124 from unreserved General Fund moneys, which will later be reimbursed by grant funds.
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FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
These are not budgeted items; however, the purchases will be fully reimbursed by the grant. The City must first purchase the state-approved equipment and then submit a request for reimbursement. As a result, an appropriation of $103,124 from available unreserved General Fund moneys is necessary. The $103,124 will be fully reimbursed by State Homeland Security Program grant funds. There is no funding match requirement.

BACKGROUND:
The United States Department of Homeland Security provides grant funding to assist state and local governments in protecting against, responding to, and recovering from terrorist attacks and natural disasters through the State Homeland Security Program (SHSP). Since 2001, the City has been awarded SHSP grant funds to purchase equipment and conduct training for first responders.

DISCUSSION:
The grant funded expenditures are pre-approved by the State and are specifically allocated for the purchase of equipment to enhance communications and interoperability. The performance period of the grant ends February 29, 2020.

The grant is administered locally by the County of Los Angeles. The Agreement between the City of Manhatt...

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