Manatee County Government Administrative Center Honorable Patricia M. Glass Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - December 10, 2019
December 10, 2019 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #53

Emergency Medical Services County Grant Funds


Contact and/or Presenter Information
James Crutchfield, EMS Chief - x1648

Action Requested
Adoption of Resolution R-19-170 authorizing submission and acceptance of a grant from Florida Department of Health in the amount of $35,176; authorization to execute the EMS County Grant Application; and adoption of Budget Resolution B-20-030 amending the annual budget for Manatee County, Florida, for fiscal year 2020, allocating the funding.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Florida State Statutes 401.113, Distribution of Grant Funds for Pre-Hospital EMS Systems

Background Discussion

The EMS County Grant Award Program with Florida Department of Health provides funding for improving and expanding Manatee County's Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Services System and does not supplant existing budget allocation.

Grant funding will be used to purchase:

  • Nine equipment storage cabinets for Quick Response Vehicles
  • Forty-four SF-300 Lytx Drivecam recorders

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please return the signed original EMS County Grant Fund Distribution page and a copy of the signed resolutions to Randi Dunsworth, Public Safety, x3560, randi.dunsworth@mymanatee.org, and to budget@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
105-9001707 - Emergency Medical Services Trust

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Florida EMS Grant Announcement.pdf
Attachment:  Resolution Apply Accept R-19-170.pdf
Attachment:  County-Grant-App-2020.pdf
Attachment:  B-20-030.pdf