Long Beach, CA
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File #: 20-1169    Version: 1 Name: LBA - Agrmnt w/TSA for on-site law enforcement svcs D5
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 11/10/2020 In control: City Manager
On agenda: 12/8/2020 Final action: 12/8/2020
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute any and all documents necessary for an Other Transaction Agreement with the Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, Law Enforcement Officer Reimbursement Program, for partial reimbursement of Long Beach Airport costs associated with providing onsite qualified law enforcement services at the Airport passenger screening checkpoint; and Authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute any and all amendments, modifications, and new agreements for Long Beach Airport’s continued participation in the Law Enforcement Officer Reimbursement Program, so long as there are no materially significant modifications or impacts. (District 5)
Sponsors: Long Beach Airport
Attachments: 1. 120820-C-21sr.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute any and all documents necessary for an Other Transaction Agreement with the Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, Law Enforcement Officer Reimbursement Program, for partial reimbursement of Long Beach Airport costs associated with providing onsite qualified law enforcement services at the Airport passenger screening checkpoint; and

Authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute any and all amendments, modifications, and new agreements for Long Beach Airport’s continued participation in the Law Enforcement Officer Reimbursement Program, so long as there are no materially significant modifications or impacts. (District 5)

DISCUSSION
On November 19, 2001, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was authorized to carry out Chapter 449 of Title 49 United States Code relating to civil aviation security, including responsibility for screening passengers and property at airports, and for mandating the deployment of Law Enforcement Officers (LEO) personnel at each airport security passenger-screening location to ensure passenger safety and to counter risks to transportation security. Pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 44903(c) and 49 C.F.R. Part 1542, each airport operator is required to establish an air transportation security program that provides a law enforcement presence and capability at the airport to adequately ensure the safety of passengers.

Since 2007, the Long Beach Airport (Airport) has participated in TSA’s Law Enforcement Officer Reimbursement Program (LEORP), which provides for partial reimbursement for the costs associated with LEO presence in the Airport passenger screening checkpoint (Checkpoint). The Checkpoint is staffed daily by a LEO for approximately 16.5 hours from 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. The current agreement provides reimbursement of $20 per hour or approximately $120,450 annually. The current agreement will terminate on December 31, ...

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