Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - January 7, 2014
REVISED January 7, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #18

Homeland Security Grant Program Award


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Don Hermey, Emergency Management Chief
extension 3507

Action Requested
Adopt Resolution R-14-006 and Budget Resolution B-14-030, authorizing Chairperson to accept Federal Grant for the amount of $14,200 with no required match to develop, deliver, and evaluate training that promotes individual, family, or community safety and preparedness.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Florida Statute §252.31 - 252.90

Background Discussion
  • The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded funds to Manatee County for training.
  • On October 9, 2013, Manatee County was awarded $14,200 from the Department of Homeland Security Grant Program (DHSGP), Federal Grant # 14-DS-L5-08-51-01-__.
  • The grant period is from date of execution through May 31, 2015.
    • The Public Safety Department, Emergency Management Division will use these funds for Governor’s Hurricane Conference, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association, or  FDEM Position Specific training.

County Attorney Review
Formal Written Review (Opinion memo must be attached)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please forward 4 signed original grant agreements, 1 copy of the resolution, and 1 copy of the budget resolution to Emergency Management, attention: Candace Kelly

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$14,200 1739001918 Homeland Security Grant

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  RLS 13-286 Homeland Security Grant for Training.pdf
Attachment:  R-14-006 $14,200 Grant Resolution.pdf
Attachment:  Manatee Co 14DS-L5-08-51-01-___.pdf
Attachment:  B-14-030 $14,200 Budget Resolution (2nd).pdf