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File #: 20-1603   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/8/2020 In control: PORT EVERGLADES DEPARTMENT
On agenda: 10/6/2020 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE Grant Award between Broward County and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, for the Federal Fiscal Year 2020 Port Security Grant Program funds awarded to Broward County, beginning September 1, 2020, through August 31, 2023, in the amount of $822,811, requiring $274,271 in matching funds from Broward County, and authorize the County Administrator to take all required administrative and budgetary actions to accept the grant award package from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Agreement Summary for BOCC - Fiscal Year 20 FEMA PSGP EMW-2020-PU-00451, 2. Exhibit 2 - Fiscal Year 20 PSGP EMW-2020-PU-APP-00451
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Jonathan Daniels
Department: Port Everglades Division: Director's Office

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Requested Action
title
MOTION TO APPROVE Grant Award between Broward County and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, for the Federal Fiscal Year 2020 Port Security Grant Program funds awarded to Broward County, beginning September 1, 2020, through August 31, 2023, in the amount of $822,811, requiring $274,271 in matching funds from Broward County, and authorize the County Administrator to take all required administrative and budgetary actions to accept the grant award package from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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Why Action is Necessary
Broward County Board of County Commissioners ("Board") approval is required to approve the grant award from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and authorize the County Administrator to take all required administrative and budgetary actions to accept the grant award package from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

What Action Accomplishes
Allows for funding of high priority security enhancements at Port Everglades that were identified and approved by the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port ("COTP") and the Miami Area Maritime Security Committee.

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken
None.

Summary Explanation/Background
THE PORT EVERGLADES DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

This item supports the Broward County Board of County Commissioners' Value of "Ensuring economic opportunities for Broward's diverse population and businesses" and the Goal to "Increase the economic strength and impact of revenue generating County enterprises balancing economic, environmental, and community needs."

The Port Everglades Department has been identified as eligible for a U.S. Department of Homeland Security ("DHS"), Federal Emergency Management Agency ("FEMA") grant under the Federal Fiscal Year 2020 Por...

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