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File #: RS-21-093    Version: 1 Name: Radio Grant Acceptance
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/17/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/13/2021 Final action: 7/13/2021
Title: Consider a memorandum/resolution approving the acceptance and disposition of the Homeland Security Grant - Office of the Governor.
Sponsors: Fire Department
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Resolution, 3. Presentation
TITLE

Consider a memorandum/resolution approving the acceptance and disposition of the Homeland Security Grant - Office of the Governor.

SUMMARY

DATE: July 6, 2021

TO: Kent Cagle, City Manager

FROM: Jim Kubinski, Fire Chief

SUBJECT: Acceptance of Homeland Security Grant

BACKGROUND AND FINDINGS:


Through the Homeland Security Office of the Governor (OOG), the City of Killeen has been awarded a grant for $23,188.

The Killeen Fire Department applied for this grant in accordance with City of Killeen Grant Policy; there are no matching funds required. This grant will enable the Killeen Fire Department to purchase P25 compliant radios for operational use.

The required state resolution is attached for signature.


THE ALTERNATIVES CONSIDERED:
1. Not accepting the grant from OOG.
2. Accepting the grant from OOG.



Which alternative is recommended? Why?
2. Accepting the grant from OOG.

CONFORMITY TO CITY POLICY:

Resolution and acceptance of the grant from OOG conforms to City Policy.

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

Acceptance of this grant will provide revenue of up to $23,188 in account 010-0000-331.02-05. A budget amendment will follow.

What is the amount of the expenditure in the current fiscal year? For future years?

The OOG grant is for $23,188. Equipment purchased will not exceed $23,188. Any residual funds that remain from the grant will be returned to the OOG.

Is this a one-time or recurring expenditure?

One time

Is this expenditure budgeted?

Upon approval of budget amendment, funds will be appropriated in account 010-7070-442.46-30.

If not, where will the money come from?

N/A

Is there a sufficient amount in the budgeted line-item for this expenditure?

Upon approval of budget amendment

RECOMMENDATION:

Staff recommends that the City Manager or his designee be the authorized official and be given the power to apply ...

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