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File #: 21-1334    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Request for authorization Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/26/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 3/30/2021 Final action:
Title: Request by the County Judge for authorization to accept from the Office of the Governor amended awards transferring budget in the total amount of $88,000, with no required cash match, for various projects for the FY 2019 Urban Areas Security Initiative.
Attachments: 1. 21-1334 CJO Supplemental UASI Cover Sheet.pdf, 2. 21-1334 CJO Supplemental UASI Letter.pdf
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To: Harris County Commissioners Court

Through: County Judge Lina Hidalgo

Prepared By: Andrea Thomas, HSGP Deputy Director, County Judge's Office

Subject: Accept Supplemental Award for Urban Areas Security Initiative Funding

Project ID (If applicable]: eGrant award # 2973205

Purpose and Request:
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Request by the County Judge for authorization to accept from the Office of the Governor amended awards transferring budget in the total amount of $88,000, with no required cash match, for various projects for the FY 2019 Urban Areas Security Initiative.
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INSTRUCTIONS: Request by the County Judge's Office for authorization to accept from the Office of the Governor amended awards transferring budget in the amount of $88,000, with no required cash match, for the FY2019 Urban Areas Security Initiative.



Background and Discussion:
This grant is funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security via the Office of the Governor, Homeland Security Grants Division and includes a suite of risk-based grants to assist state, local, tribal and territorial efforts in preventing, protecting against, mitigating, responding to and recovering from acts of terrorism and other threats related to interoperable communications. This grant provides grantees with the resources required for implementation of the National Preparedness System and working toward the National Preparedness Goal of a secure and resilient nation. The County has received funding from this grant program since 2002.

Fiscal Impact:
If accepted, the County will receive $88,000 to implement supplemental funds with Universal Services' project that would impact the County's communication to respond to terrorist events and other emergencies.

Fiscal Summary

Expenditures
FY 20-21
FY 21-22 Projected
Future Years Projected [3 additional years]
Service Impacted:
Homeland Security Preparedness
$88,000
$0.00
$0.00
Existing Budget



Additional Appropriation Requested



Total Expenditures
$88,0...

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