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File #: 26544    Version: 1 Name: Fire Prevention Grant FEMA 2011 FYR
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/30/2012 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 6/12/2012 Final action: 7/3/2012
Enactment date: 7/5/2012 Enactment #: RES-12-00492
Title: Accepting the 2011 Fire Prevention and Safety grant if awarded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Sponsors: Paul E. Skidmore, Lauren Cnare, Jill Johnson
Fiscal Note
This grant, if awarded, requires City matching funds of $1,495.  Depending on the date of award, the Fire Department will absorb the matching funds in its 2012 Operating Budget or include funds in its 2013 Operating Budget.
Title
Accepting the 2011 Fire Prevention and Safety grant if awarded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Body
A grant application has been submitted for a kitchen fire hazards project.  The request includes a model kitchen simulator, education materials and safe cooking window graphics for two Community education vans.
 
The grant is 80% federal funds of $5,980 and 20% City matching funds of $1,495.  The budget is:
 
$6,000 Capital assets (GN01-58599)
1,475 Work supplies (GN01-55510)
( 5,980) FEMA Revenue (GN01-73125)
 1,495  City Match
 
If the grant is awarded in 2012, the Fire Department plans to absorb the match.  If the grant is not awarded this year the Department will include it in the 2013 budget .
 
WHEREAS, the City has applied for a grant to promote community awareness of kitchen fires.
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that accept the 2011 Fire Prevention & Safety Grant if awarded by the FEMA, Department of Homeland Security.
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor, City Clerk and other necessary City officials are authorized to execute necessary grant documents.
 
BE IT STILL FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council approves the grant budget.