Long Beach, CA
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File #: 19-0553    Version: 1 Name: DPREP/FD/PD/DHHS - 2018 UASI grant funding
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 5/22/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/11/2019 Final action: 6/11/2019
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager or designee, to execute a contract, and all necessary amendments including term extensions, with the City of Los Angeles to receive and expend Department of Homeland Security grant funding for the 2018 Urban Area Security Initiative Grant, in an amount not to exceed $1,214,846, for a period of September 1, 2018 through May 31, 2021; and Increase appropriations in the General Grants Fund Group in the Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Communications Department by $296,334, in the General Grants Fund Group in the Fire Department by $355,000, in the General Grants Fund Group in the Health and Human Services Department by $70,000, and in the General Grants Fund Group in the Police Department by $493,512, offset by grant revenue. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Communications, Fire, Health and Human Services, Police
Attachments: 1. 061119-R-37sr.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager or designee, to execute a contract, and all necessary amendments including term extensions, with the City of Los Angeles to receive and expend Department of Homeland Security grant funding for the 2018 Urban Area Security Initiative Grant, in an amount not to exceed $1,214,846, for a period of September 1, 2018 through May 31, 2021; and

Increase appropriations in the General Grants Fund Group in the Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Communications Department by $296,334, in the General Grants Fund Group in the Fire Department by $355,000, in the General Grants Fund Group in the Health and Human Services Department by $70,000, and in the General Grants Fund Group in the Police Department by $493,512, offset by grant revenue. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
The City of Long Beach (City) has received grant funding from the Department of Homeland Security under the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) program since 2003. Until 2006, the City was the lead city for the Long Beach UASI, a regional partnership of eight cities and the County of Los Angeles. As the lead city, Long Beach was the recipient of the grant funds and administered the funds on behalf of the other cities in the Long Beach UASI. Beginning in 2006, the Department of Homeland Security combined the Long Beach UASI and the Los Angeles UASI to form the Los Angeles-Long Beach UASI. As the largest city in the region, the City of Los Angeles was named the grant awardee, with the responsibility for administration of the funds.

To distribute the City’s share of UASI funds, the City of Los Angeles requires a formal funding agreement between the two cities. This agreement will be in effect from September 1, 2018 to May 31, 2021. Long Beach will receive $1,214,846 to use for homeland security purposes, which includes $90,000 to administer the Long Beach portion of the grant.

These funds will be used by various departments to support a variety of new and on...

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