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File #: 23-0355    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Grant Status: Passed
File created: 1/6/2023 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 1/10/2023 Final action: 1/10/2023
Title: Request by the Flood Control District for approval to accept from the Federal Emergency Management Agency grant funds in the amount of $5,778,899, with a required cash match of $1,926,300, for the Meyergrove Stormwater Detention Basin Program (D500-11-00-E001).
Department: Flood Control District
Department Head/Elected Official: Tina Petersen, Ph.D., P.E., Executive Director

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Supplemental RCA

Type of Request: Grant

Project ID (if applicable): D500-11-00-E001
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): N/A

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): N/A
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - Goal not applicable to request

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request by the Flood Control District for approval to accept from the Federal Emergency Management Agency grant funds in the amount of $5,778,899, with a required cash match of $1,926,300, for the Meyergrove Stormwater Detention Basin Program (D500-11-00-E001).
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Background and Discussion:
It is recommended that the HCFCD be authorized to accept the grant award funds from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Fiscal Year 2022 Pre-Disaster Mitigation (Congressionally Directed) Grant Program to fund the design engineering and construction of the two stormwater detention basins (D500-11-00 and D500-12-00) along Brays Bayou (D100-00-00) and Braeswood Blvd between US Interstate-610 and Linkwood Drive. The funding is available specifically for this project in the FY22 Federal Budget and was submitted by US Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher, representing the 7th District of Texas.

The proposed D500-11-00-E001 Meyergrove Stormwater Detention Basin Project will further improve riverine flood risk in the Meyerland area and along Brays Bayou. The two basins will store up to 94 acre-feet during severe rainfall events. Period of Performance (POP) for the grant is from September 13th, 2022, to September 12th, 2025.

Expected Impact:
The HCFCD will utilize its resources to manage engineering consultant for the design engineering of the project, the construction management consultant during the construction phase of the project, as well as the management of the grant approval pro...

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