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File #: 20-0499    Version: 1 Name: DPREP/FD/PD - 2019 Port Security Grant 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 Department of Homeland Security to receive and expend grant funding for the 2019 Port Security Grant Program, in an amount not to exceed $1,743,460, for a period ending August 31, 2022; and Increase appropriations in the General Grants Fund Group in the Fire Department by $500,000 and in the General Grants Fund Group in the Police Department by $1,243,460, offset by grant revenue. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Communications, Fire, Police
Attachments: 1. 060220-R-22sr.pdf, 2. 060920-R-15sr.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute a contract and all necessary amendments, including term extensions, with the Department of Homeland Security to receive and expend grant funding for the 2019 Port Security Grant Program, in an amount not to exceed $1,743,460, for a period ending August 31, 2022; and

Increase appropriations in the General Grants Fund Group in the Fire Department by $500,000 and in the General Grants Fund Group in the Police Department by $1,243,460, offset by grant revenue. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has approved grant proposals submitted by the Fire Department and Police Department under the Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 19) Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) for a total amount of $1,743,460, including a cost-match. The grant priorities focus on infrastructure protection and reflect the DHS overall investment strategy, in which two priorities have been paramount: risk-based funding and regional security cooperation. PSGP funds support increased port-wide risk management, enhanced domain awareness, training and exercise, and further capabilities to prevent, detect, respond to, and recover from attacks involving improvised explosive devices (IED) and other non-conventional weapons.

The Fire Department has been approved for project costs of $500,000 to sustain and enhance Hazmat and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive connectivity capabilities. The Police Department has been approved for project costs of $1,243,460 to fund the maintenance of dive equipment, vessels, and radiological/nuclear materials detection vehicles, Dive Team training, and joint training/exercises with the Harbor Patrol.

This grant requires a cost-match of non-federal funds of $435,865. On February 10, 2020, the Board of Harbor Commissioners approved the requested cost-match of $435,865 for the Fire and Police Departments projects.

This matter was reviewed by Deputy City Attorney S...

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