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File #: 22-767   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: Resilient Environment - Natural Resources Division
On agenda: 6/14/2022 Final action: 6/14/2022
Title: A. MOTION TO APPROVE U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cooperative Agreement 06OHBIO00013-17-00 (grant) in the amount of $354,358 to provide funding for the BioWatch monitoring program in Broward County retroactively from May 1, 2022 - April 30, 2023 and authorize the County Administrator to take all necessary administrative and budgetary actions to implement the grant. ACTION: (T-10:22 AM) Approved. VOTE: 9-0. B. MOTION TO ADOPT budget Resolution within the DHS Grant Fund for the Natural Resources Division in the amount of $354,358 to recognize revenues for the purpose of field sampling and collection under the BioWatch Program. ACTION: (T-10:22 AM) Approved Resolution No. 2022-326. VOTE: 9-0.
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - DHS Award 06OHBIO00013-17-00, 2. Exhibit 2 - Budget Resolution
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Leonard Vialpando
Department: Resilient Environment Division: Natural Resources Division

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Requested Action
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A. MOTION TO APPROVE U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cooperative Agreement 06OHBIO00013-17-00 (grant) in the amount of $354,358 to provide funding for the BioWatch monitoring program in Broward County retroactively from May 1, 2022 - April 30, 2023 and authorize the County Administrator to take all necessary administrative and budgetary actions to implement the grant.

ACTION: (T-10:22 AM) Approved.

VOTE: 9-0.

B. MOTION TO ADOPT budget Resolution within the DHS Grant Fund for the Natural Resources Division in the amount of $354,358 to recognize revenues for the purpose of field sampling and collection under the BioWatch Program.

ACTION: (T-10:22 AM) Approved Resolution No. 2022-326.

VOTE: 9-0.


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Why Action is Necessary
Section 125.01(1)(p), Florida Statutes authorizes the Board to enter into agreements with other governmental agencies. Board action is required for Agreement approval to accept the grant award, and to recognize the award within the Resilient Environment Department.

What Action Accomplishes
This action provides funding for the ambient air monitoring support for the BioWatch Program from May 1, 2022 to April 30, 2023 in Broward County and allows for the appropriation of this funding.

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken
None taken.

Summary Explanation/Background
THE RESILIENT ENVIRONMENT DEPARTMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES DIVISION RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE MOTIONS.

This item supports the County's value of "Encouraging investments in renewable energy, sustainable practices and environmental protection" and Goal 1: "Seek funding for, implement policies and pursue projects promoting the use of alternative energies and sustainable practices."

The Natural Resources Division implements a federally and state...

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