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.
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.
1. Approve the application for the grant and acceptance, if awarded.
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
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.
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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.