AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:†††††††††† September 26, 2011

 

From:††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kevin R. Bowman, Fire Chief

 

Subject:††††††††††††††††††††† Resolution authorizing application and acceptance of a grant from the State Homeland Security Grant Program CFA97.067 for the training of the Fire Departmentís Light Technical Rescue Team members.

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends the authorization of applying for and accepting a grant, if awarded, from the State Homeland Security Grant Program CFA97.067 providing funding for training the members of the Fire Departmentís Light Technical Rescue Team.

 

Analysis:

The Fire Department would be applying for and accepting $5,840, if awarded, from the State Homeland Security Grant Program that will be used for training of members of the Fire Departmentís Technical Rescue Team.† In addition to recompensing the City for tuition, these funds could also be utilized to backfill firefighters with overtime monies while firefighters are at training.

 

Options:

1.† Authorizing the application and acceptance of the State Homeland Security Grant, or

2.† Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact:†

There is no fiscal impact to the City of Leesburg.† By authorizing this application and acceptance of this State Homeland Security Grant, the monies spent training members of the Fire Departmentís Technical Rescue Team would be reimbursed.† If awarded, a budget adjustment will be necessary to add the additional funding into the budget.

 

 

Submission Date and Time:††† 9/22/2011 10:02 PM____

Department: ______________________

Prepared by:† ______________________†††††††††††††††††††††

Attachments: ††††††††Yes____†† No ______

Advertised:†† ____Not Required ______†††††††††††††††††††††

Dates:†† __________________________†††††††††††††††††††††

Attorney Review :†††††† Yes___† No ____

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Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance† Dept. _____JB___________†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

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Deputy C.M. ___________________††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________

 

Account No. _001-0000-334-2200__

 

Project No. ___________________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget† ______________________

 

Available _____________________


 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA,† AUTHORIZING THE FIRE DEPARTMENT TO APPLY FOR AND ACCEPT A GRANT, IF AWARDED, FROM THE STATE HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM CFA97.067 FLORIDA GOVERNMENT UNIT FUNDING FOR THE TRAINING OF MEMBERS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT'S LIGHT TECHNICAL RESCUE TEAM; AND ALLOWING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:

 

††††††††††† THAT the Fire Department is †hereby authorized to apply for and accept, if awarded, a grant from the State Homeland Security Grant Program whose address is 200 #. Gaines Street† Tallahassee, FL 32399, to †reimburse the Fire Departmentís expense for †Technical Rescue Team Training.

 

††††††††††† †THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately.

 

PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the _26th____ day of __September_______ 2011.

 

 

 

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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City Clerk