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File #: 22-0742    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/7/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/21/2022 Final action: 9/21/2022
Title: Resolution designating authority to act on behalf of the City for purposes of obtaining federal financial assistance provided by the United States Department of Homeland Security.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report.pdf, 2. Exhibit 1 - Resolution 2022-116
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION



DATE: 09/21/2022

TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

FROM: Fire Department

SUBJECT:
Title
Resolution designating authority to act on behalf of the City for purposes of obtaining federal financial assistance provided by the United States Department of Homeland Security.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
This staff report asks the City Council to adopt a Resolution designating authorized agents who are authorized to act on behalf of the City for the purpose of applying for and receiving federal financial assistance provided by the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and sub-granted through the State of California, County of Riverside, and City of Riverside. This is a requirement of the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services. The Resolution will allow the City to continue to participate in and accept funding from the State Homeland Security Program (SHSP), Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI), and Emergency Management Program Grant (EMPG) for the grant performance periods of FY 2023, FY 2024 and FY 2025.

RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommended action
That the City Council adopt Resolution No. 2022-116 designating and authorizing the Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, Police Chief, Police Captain and Emergency Services Manager to execute applications and documents for the purposes of obtaining federal financial assistance provided by the United States Department of Homeland Security and sub-granted through the State of California, County of Riverside, and City of Riverside.

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BACKGROUND & HISTORY:
The DHS program grants provide funding to assist states and local governments in enhancing and sustaining emergency management capabilities in preparing for all hazards. The sub-grants are administered through the California Office of Emergency Services in cooperation with the County of Riverside and the City of Riverside. The City of Corona has applied for and received federal funding on an annual basis...

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