AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           September 11, 2006

 

From:                          Dennis M. Sargent, Fire Department

 

Subject:                      Resolution Approving the Fire Department to apply for a Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program (CEDAP) Grant.

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

 

Staff recommends approval for the Fire Department to apply for a grant for a Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program Grant, and accept the grant, if awarded.

 

Analysis:

 

The Fire Department needs an additional thermal imaging camera. This grant, if awarded, will provide a thermal imaging camera to the Leesburg Fire Department with no matching funds requirement.

 

Options:

1.  Approve the application for the grant and acceptance, if awarded.

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact

 

This is a direct equipment award to the City. There will be no cost to receive the equipment. There may be some minimal maintenance costs as the equipment ages.

 

Submission Date and Time:    9/6/2006 4:40 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. __________________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ________RS___________

 

Account No. _________________

 

Project No. ___________________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget  ______________________

 

Available _____________________


 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE FIRE DEPARTMENT TO APPLY FOR A COMMERCIAL EQUIPMENT DIRECT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (CEDAP) GRANT FOR A THERMAL IMAGING CAMERA; AND, ACCEPT THE GRANT, IF AWARDED; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

 

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

 

            THAT the City Commission hereby authorizes the Fire department to apply for a grant under the Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, whose address is DHS Preparedness Directorate, Office of Grants and Training, at www.dhs.gov, for a no match award of a thermal imaging camera.

 

             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 11th day of September, 2006.

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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City Clerk