Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - July 29, 2014
REVISED July 29, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #38

Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) Fund Agreement, FY 2014 – 2015


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

Action Requested
  • Adoption of Resolution R-14-091 accepting a grant from the Florida Division of Emergency Management under the federally funded Emergency Management  Performance Grant for the period of July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015, in the amount of $112,385, and authorizing the County Administrator or his designee to execute all related documents; and
  • Adoption of Budget Resolution B-14-073.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
  • Manatee County Comp Plan, 1.2. Purpose: page 9.
  • FAC, Chapter 9G-19, Base Grant Funding to Assist County Emergency Management Agencies and Competitive Grant Funding.
  • Florida Statute, 252.371, Emergency Management, Preparedness and Assistance Trust Fund.
  • Florida Statute, 252.373, Emergency Management, Preparedness and Assistance Trust Fund: Allocations of funds; rules.

Background Discussion
  • This is a dollar for dollar federal match grant. We will use the State’s Emergency Management Preparedness and Assistance Grant for $115,806 to match it.  Both grants follow the federal calendar year of July 1st through June 30th.
  • EMPG will fund half of the cost for two full time Emergency Management Officers' salaries and benefits. It will also be used to complete the required scope of work items.

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

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

The four original contracts were signed by the County Administrator in accordance with Resolution R-09-161 and forwarded to Tallahassee.  Please send copy of signed Resolution and Budget Resolution to Candace Kelly, Emergency Management  at candy.kelly@mymanatee.org (ext. 1667).

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$112,385 1739001830 Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG)

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
Matching dollar for dollar grant. FY14-15 State Emergency Management Preparedness Assistance (EMPA) Trust Fund will be matched with the $115,806.

Attachment:  14-157 EMPG Grant.pdf
Attachment:  R-14-091 2014 - 2015 EMPG Resolution.pdf
Attachment:  B-14-073.pdf
Attachment:  2014-2015 EMPG Agreement Manatee.pdf