Long Beach, CA
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File #: 20-0498    Version: 1 Name: DPREP/DHHS/FD/PRM - 2018 State Homeland Security Program
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 5/8/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/2/2020 Final action: 6/9/2020
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute a contract and all necessary amendments, including term extensions, with the County of Los Angeles to receive and expend Department of Homeland Security grant funding for the 2018 State Homeland Security Program, in an amount not to exceed $736,005, for a period ending May 31, 2021; and Increase appropriations in the General Grants Fund Group in the Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Communications Department by $36,000, in the General Grants Fund Group in the Fire Department by $578,600, in the General Grants Fund Group in the Health and Human Services Department by $100,000, and in the General Grants Fund Group in the Parks, Recreation and Marine Department by $21,405, offset by grant revenue. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Communications, Fire, Health and Human Services, Parks, Recreation and Marine
Attachments: 1. 060220-R-21sr.pdf, 2. 060920-R-14sr.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute a contract and all necessary amendments, including term extensions, with the County of Los Angeles to receive and expend Department of Homeland Security grant funding for the 2018 State Homeland Security Program, in an amount not to exceed $736,005, for a period ending May 31, 2021; and

Increase appropriations in the General Grants Fund Group in the Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Communications Department by $36,000, in the General Grants Fund Group in the Fire Department by $578,600, in the General Grants Fund Group in the Health and Human Services Department by $100,000, and in the General Grants Fund Group in the Parks, Recreation and Marine Department by $21,405, offset by grant revenue. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
The State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) provides funding to enhance the capability of local agencies to prevent, respond to, and recover from threats or acts of terrorism. The SHSP grant is awarded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency via the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services. The Los Angeles County Chief Executive Office provides regional administration of the SHSP grant and has notified the City of Long Beach (City) of the grant funding availability. City Council authorization is required to accept the grant funds, execute a contract and necessary amendments, and increase appropriations in the General Grants Fund. The contract term will be from September 1, 2018, to May 31, 2021.

The City has been a recipient of SHSP funding since 2003. The funding has been used to enhance the response capabilities of the City by providing funding for training, exercises, and equipment. The SHSP 2018 grant, in the amount of $736,005, will be used to support regional area training activities of catastrophic and all hazard incident planning and response capabilities, and to fund the coordination and delivery of region...

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