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File #: 21-2779    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Request for approval Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/4/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action:
Title: Request by the County Judge for approval of allocation to Universal Services of $950,000.25 in grant funds and $316,666.75 in matching funds from the Ship Channel Security District for port surveillance enhancements, which are part of the Port Security Grant Program 2020-PU-00064 (39336).
Attachments: 1. 21-2779 - FY2020 HCUS Ltr & Backup.pdf
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To: Harris County Commissioners Court

Through: Kenya Wilson, Port Grant Director, Harris County Judge's Office
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Prepared By: Kim Campbell, Budget Manager & Jim McMillan, Assistant CTO Harris County Universal Services

Subject: PSGP IJ1 EMW-2020-PU-00064
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Project ID: Project ID: 100001000000903 - GY20 PORT SECUR GRNT PROGRAM

Purpose and Request:
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Request by the County Judge for approval of allocation to Universal Services of $950,000.25 in grant funds and $316,666.75 in matching funds from the Ship Channel Security District for port surveillance enhancements, which are part of the Port Security Grant Program 2020-PU-00064 (39336).
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Background and Discussion:
On September 29, 2020, Commissioners Court accepted the FY2020 PSGP award of $2,474,622 (M&A funds included) from FEMA. Of that amount, 1.2 million is allocated to Universal Services for IJ #1.

Fiscal Impact:
No additional budget impact to Harris County Universal Services is expected from approval.

Fiscal Summary

Expenditures
FY 2021-22
2022-23
Future Years Projected [3 additional years]
Service Impacted:
Public Safety Technology
Public Safety Technology
Public Safety Technology
Existing Budget
$1,266,667.00
$766,667.00
$511,110.66
Additional Appropriation Requested
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
Total Expenditures
$500,000.00
$255,556.00
$511,110.66
Funding Sources



Existing Department Budget*
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
Federal Grants Fund 2601*
$950,000.25
$575,000.25
$383,333.25
Grant Match 2699*
$316,666.75
$191,666.75
$127,777.75
Total Sources
$1,266,667.00
$766,667.00
$511,111.00


Alternatives:
There is no alternative funding source for the 2020 Port Security FEMA grant. These funds are necessary for the support of the Harris County Sheriff's Office (SMAG) and the Houston Ship Channel Security District.

Alignment with Strategic Objective:
Our strategic objective is the support of the Harris County Sheriff's Office (SMAG) and the Houston Ship Channel Security District Si...

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