Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - December 2, 2014
REVISED December 2, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #22

Homeland Security Grant Program Award


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Don Hermey, Emergency Management Chief

Action Requested

Adopt Resolution R-14-172 authorizing the Chairperson to accept Federal Grant# 15-DS-P4-08-51-01-___ for the amount of $16,000 with no required match to execute multi-disciplinary planning, training, and exercise initiatives that will test the knowledge, skills, and abilities of personnel, organizations, teams, and the public/private partnerships; and adopt Budget Resolution B-15-021.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Florida Statute §252.31 – 252.90

Background Discussion
  • The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded funds to Manatee County for planning, training, and to conduct an exercise.
  • On November 14, 2014, Manatee County was awarded $16,000 from the Department of Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP), Federal Grant # 15-DS-P4-08-51-01-__. 
  • The grant period is from date of execution through December 31, 2015.
  • The Public Safety Department, Emergency Management Division, will use these funds for FDEM Position Specific training workshops and conferences and a COOP exercise.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (Utilizes exact document or procedure approved within the last 18 months)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please forward 4 signed original grant agreements, 1 signed copy of the resolution, and 1 signed copy of the budget resolution to Emergency Management, attention: Candace Kelly, ext. 1667, candy.kelly@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$16,000 1739001919 Homeland Security Grant

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Budget Resolution B-15-021.pdf
Attachment:  R-14-172 $16,000 Grant Resolution.pdf
Attachment:  FY 14 Federal Grant 15-DS-P4-08-51-01-__.pdf