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File #: 19-0444    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Grant Status: Passed
File created: 5/2/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/15/2019 Final action: 5/15/2019
Title: City Council consideration of acceptance and appropriation of $26,900 from the Reimbursement Grants Fund for the Fiscal Year 2018 State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) Grant.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Staff Report with Attachments
AGENDA REPORT
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION



DATE: 5/15/2019

TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

FROM: Police Department

SUBJECT:
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City Council consideration of acceptance and appropriation of $26,900 from the Reimbursement Grants Fund for the Fiscal Year 2018 State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) Grant.

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RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommended action
That the City Council:

1. Accept the Federal Department of Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) and sub-granted through the State of California, Riverside County's Fiscal Year 2018 State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) Grant.

2. Authorize an appropriation and revenue estimate increase in the amount of $26,900 within the Reimbursement Grants Fund for the Police Department to purchase surveillance equipment and items related to the Public Safety Enterprise Communication (PSEC) Radio Interoperability Capital Improvement Project for radio purchases, which will be reimbursed with the above noted grant funds.

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ANALYSIS:
The HSGP-SHSP Grant through the California Office of Emergency Services, or Cal OES, in cooperation with the Riverside County Operational Area has provided reimbursement grant funding assistance to the City of Corona. This year's grant award has been divided in to two tiers based on the availability of funding. Tier 1 funding was already accepted and appropriated by the City Council on March 20, 2019. The Police Department has now been awarded tier 2 funding. The award letter is the amount of the tier 1 funding of $5,500, and the tier 2 funding of $26,900 combined, for a total of $32,400. The grant performance period is September 1, 2018 - May 31, 2020.

The Police Department has been approved to use the grant funding for surveillance equipment and items related to the Public Safety Enterprise Communication (PSEC) Radio Interoperability Capital Improvement Project for the purchase of a Harris Unity Radio. This radio to be purchased, is a quad-band portable ra...

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