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File #: 20-699    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/13/2020 Departments: SHERIFF
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the Sheriff's Homeland Security Captain or Office of Emergency Services Supervisor to submit a grant application to the Governor's Office of Emergency Services for administration of the FY 2020 Emergency Management Performance Grant Program in an amount not to exceed $280,832.
Attachments: 1. 20290915_r_ FY 2020 EMPG Grant Application
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Carlos G. Bolanos, Sheriff
Subject: Approval of FY 2020 Emergency Management Performance Grant

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the Sheriff's Homeland Security Captain or Office of Emergency Services Supervisor to submit a grant application to the Governor's Office of Emergency Services for administration of the FY 2020 Emergency Management Performance Grant Program in an amount not to exceed $280,832.

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BACKGROUND:
The Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services (OES), disseminates emergency related information and coordinates response to disasters or emergencies that may occur in San Mateo County. OES serves as the liaison to the 20 Cities and the County with respect to emergency related issues. For several years, OES has served as the local administrator for the Emergency Management Performance Grant, as well as the State Homeland Security Grant Program.

DISCUSSION:
The purpose of the FY 2020 Emergency Management Performance Grant Program is to support comprehensive emergency management and to encourage the improvement of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery capabilities for all hazards.

Funds provided under the FY 2020 Emergency Management Performance Grant will allow OES to support activities that contribute to the capability to prevent, prepare for, mitigate against, respond to, and recover from emergencies and disasters whether natural or manmade. The Emergency management grant funding will also be used to pay for a liaison position to coordinate emergency preparedness and response with fire and law enforcement agencies.

The resolution has been reviewed and approved as to form by County Counsel.

FISCAL IMPACT:
The Emergency Management Grant in the amount of $280,832 is a dollar for dollar in-kind match which will be provided by the Office of Emergency Services JPA Budget. This funding has been incl...

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