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File #: 20-717    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/19/2020 Departments: SHERIFF
On agenda: 9/29/2020 Final action:
Title: Adopt a resolution to: A) Accept a reimbursable, matching grant in the amount of $219,167.25 from the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP); and B) Designate the Sheriff's Homeland Security Captain and/or the OES Supervisor as authorized agents to execute on behalf of the County all necessary applications, contracts, agreements, amendments, payment requests, and grant assurances for the purposes of securing and spending funds that may be awarded and implementing and carrying out the purposes specified in the grant application; and C) Approve an Appropriation Transfer Request in the amount of $292,223 to establish a budget appropriation and record revenue for the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP).
Attachments: 1. 20200929_r_FEMA.pdf, 2. 20200929_atr_FEMA.pdf
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Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Manager
Subject: Accept the FEMA Federal Hazard Mitigation Grant Plan (HMGP) Grant

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution to:

A) Accept a reimbursable, matching grant in the amount of $219,167.25 from the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP); and

B) Designate the Sheriff's Homeland Security Captain and/or the OES Supervisor as authorized agents to execute on behalf of the County all necessary applications, contracts, agreements, amendments, payment requests, and grant assurances for the purposes of securing and spending funds that may be awarded and implementing and carrying out the purposes specified in the grant application; and

C) Approve an Appropriation Transfer Request in the amount of $292,223 to establish a budget appropriation and record revenue for the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP).

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BACKGROUND:
In September of 2016, this Board approved and adopted the County's FEMA-approved, five-year, Multi-Jurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (MJLHMP) that included participation from 18 cities and 10 special districts. The County is eligible for federal and state hazard mitigation grants, including this funding opportunity, as a result of approving this FEMA-approved MJLHMP.

DISCUSSION:
The FEMA HMGP funding will be utilized to hire a contractor to renew and secure a new, FEMA-approved, five-year MJLHMP for the County and all interested cities and special districts.

The FEMA-approved MJLHMP ensures the County and participating cities and special districts eligibility for project grants under FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Assistance programs, including the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, Pre-Disaster Mitigation Program, and the Flood Mitigation Assistance Program. The MJLHMP is required by the Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 as a condition for receiving these types of grants...

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