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File #: 19-1569    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/15/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/5/2019 Final action: 11/5/2019
Title: Sheriff's Office recommending the Board: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Governing Body Resolution 192-2019 for FY 2019 Homeland Security Grant Program sub-granted through the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services; and 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Governing Body Resolution 193-2019 for FY 2019 Emergency Management Performance Grant sub-granted through the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services. FUNDING: Federal Grant Funds.
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route 11-05-19, 2. B - EMPG Resolution 11-05-19, 3. C - HSG Resolution 11-05-19, 4. Executed Resolution 192-2019, 5. Executed Resolution 193-2019
Related files: 14-1077, 15-0822, 18-1319
Title
Sheriff's Office recommending the Board:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Governing Body Resolution 192-2019 for FY 2019 Homeland Security Grant Program sub-granted through the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services; and
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Governing Body Resolution 193-2019 for FY 2019 Emergency Management Performance Grant sub-granted through the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services.

FUNDING: Federal Grant Funds.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The FY 2019 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) and the Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) play an important role in the implementation of the National Preparedness System (NPS) by supporting the building, sustainment, and delivery of core capabilities essential to achieving the National Preparedness Goal (NPG) of a secure and resilient Nation. Delivering core capabilities requires the combined effort of the whole community, rather than the exclusive effort of any single organization or level of government.

The objective of the FY 2019 HSGP is to provide funds to eligible entities to support state, local, tribal, and territorial efforts to prevent terrorism and other catastrophic events and to prepare the Nation for the threats and hazards that pose the greatest risk to the security of the United States. The FY 2019 HSGP’s allowable costs support efforts to build and sustain core capabilities across the Prevention, Protection, Mitigation, Response, and Recovery mission areas. El Dorado County has been awarded $268,837.00 for the FY 2019 grant which will be used by various County entities to protect and serve El Dorado County.

The federal government, through the EMPG Program, provides necessary direction, coordination, and guidance, and provides necessary assistance, as authorized in this title, to support a comprehensive all hazards emergency preparedness system. El Dorado County has been awarded $163,018.00 for the FY 2019 grant wh...

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