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File #: 21-5571    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Grant Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/8/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action:
Title: Request by the County Judge for approval to accept awards for State Homeland Security Law Enforcement-oriented Terrorism Prevention Activity, Urban Areas Security Initiative, and Urban Areas Security Initiative Law Enforcement-oriented Terrorism Prevention Activity programs from the Texas Office of the Governor/Homeland Security Grants Division as part of the FY 2021 Homeland Security Grant Program. There is no cash match with these awards, which amount in total to $6,572,303.
Attachments: 1. 21-5571 CJO-FY2021 HSGP Award Acceptance.pdf
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Department: County Judge
Department Head/Elected Official: Lina Hidalgo, County Judge

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Supplemental RCA

Type of Request: Grant

Project ID (if applicable): 2972507, 2973207, 2986307, 3691204, 3691304, 4123502, 4306401, 4346601, 4346801, 4347001, 4347101, 4347301, 4347401, 4347801, and 4348801
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Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request by the County Judge for approval to accept awards for State Homeland Security Law Enforcement-oriented Terrorism Prevention Activity, Urban Areas Security Initiative, and Urban Areas Security Initiative Law Enforcement-oriented Terrorism Prevention Activity programs from the Texas Office of the Governor/Homeland Security Grants Division as part of the FY 2021 Homeland Security Grant Program. There is no cash match with these awards, which amount in total to $6,572,303.
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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 regional security. 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.


Expected Impact:
If accepted, the County will receive $6,572,303 to implement funds for projects with Fire Marshal's Office, Sheriff's Office, Office of Emergency Management, Public Health, Universal Services, Pollution Control, Institute of Forensic Science, and the County Judge's Office that would impact the County's ability to detect, prevent, mitigate, respond, and recover from terror...

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