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File #: 20-0520    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/3/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/21/2020 Final action: 4/21/2020
Title: Sheriff’s Office recommending that the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign and execute Reimbursement Agreement 4833 between the County and El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) for reimbursement of funds in the amount of $24,500 for the grant performance period that ends May 31, 2022 from the Fiscal Year 2019 Homeland Security Grant to purchase laptops for EID’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC). FUNDING: Fiscal Year 2019 Homeland Security Grant.
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route 04-21-20.pdf, 2. B - EID Reimbursement Agreement 04-21-20.pdf, 3. Executed Reimbursement Agreement
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Sheriff’s Office recommending that the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign and execute Reimbursement Agreement 4833 between the County and El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) for reimbursement of funds in the amount of $24,500 for the grant performance period that ends May 31, 2022 from the Fiscal Year 2019 Homeland Security Grant to purchase laptops for EID’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

FUNDING: Fiscal Year 2019 Homeland Security Grant.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On April 8, 2003, the Board created an Approval Authority to distribute Homeland Security Grant funds to local eligible entities. This Approval Authority has approved the reimbursement of $24,500 to the EID from the Fiscal Year 2019 Homeland Security Grant for the purchase of laptops for their Emergency Operations Center (EOC). The Approval Authority consists of representatives from the City of Placerville and South Lake Tahoe Police Departments, the Sheriff’s Office, Public Health, and Fire Districts. Although the El Dorado Irrigation District is not a voting member of the approval authority that distributes the Homeland Security Grant funding, they are an entity in the Operational Area that the Grant services therefore they are eligible to receive funding.

On June 23, 2015, the Board of Supervisors reaffirmed the creation of an Approval Authority to distribute the Grant funds at the local level.

The Homeland Security Grant program provides funding for planning, equipment, training, exercises and management/administrative costs to help fulfill one of the core missions of the Federal Department of Homeland Security by enhancing the country's ability to prepare for, prevent, respond to and recover from potential attacks and other hazards. The Grant is one of the main mechanisms in funding the creation and maintenance of national preparedness, which refers to the establishment of plans, procedures, policies, training, and equipment at the Federal, State, and local level...

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