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  County Administrator's Report     11. 6.    
BCC Regular Meeting Budget & Finance Consent  
Meeting Date: 10/06/2016  
Issue:    FY2016 State Homeland Security Grant Program
From: Mike Weaver
Department: Public Safety  
CAO Approval:

RECOMMENDATION:
Recommendation Concerning the Fiscal Year 2016 State Homeland Security Grant Program, Michael D. Weaver, Public Safety Department Director

That the Board take the following action concerning the Fiscal Year 2016 State Homeland Security Grant Program:

A. Approve the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management, Federally-Funded Sub-award and Grant Agreement, providing Escambia County Fire Rescue funding, in the amount of $49,789, through Grant Number EMW-2016-SS00092-S01, for the Hazardous Materials Team; and

B. Authorize the Chairman to sign the Agreement.
BACKGROUND:
The State of Florida Division of Emergency Management distributes grants for the sustainment of the State's Hazardous Materials Teams.  The State issues these funds to counties as sub-receipients to be used for training and sustainment of those teams.  Escambia County Fire Rescue has a Hazardous Materials Response Team. The grant fund will be used to support the sustainment of the teams' equipment and training.
BUDGETARY IMPACT:
This cost-reimbursement Agreement will provide a grant totaling $49,789.00 to be expended for Hazmat training and equipment sustainment.
LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS/SIGN-OFF:
This Agreement has been reviewed by Assistant County Attorney Meredith Crawford and approved as to form and legal sufficiency.
PERSONNEL:
N/A
POLICY/REQUIREMENT FOR BOARD ACTION:
The Board requires its approval of Agreements.
IMPLEMENTATION/COORDINATION:

Upon final approval by the Board and the State, Escambia County Fire Rescue will coordinate with OMB and Finance to establish the appropriate Cost Center.


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