Items Types:
For Meeting of:
November 17, 2014
District: ALL From:
Contract ID: Document Number:
Exhibits: Yes On File (City Clerk) : Yes Draft Only: No
Grant Received by City?: Yes

FY2014 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG)

The FY2014 Assistance to Firefighters Grant is issued by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  The objective of the FY 2014 AFG Program is to award grants directly to fire departments for needed resources to protect the public and to train emergency personnel. The purpose of the AFG Program is to enhance through direct financial assistance, the health and safety of the public and firefighting personnel and to provide a continuum of support for emergency responders regarding fire, medical, and all hazard events. OFD will be applying for approximately $35,000.00 to provide officer safety training for Chief Officers and $35,000.00 to purchase jumpsuits for the hazmat team and technora fiber rope used in rapid intervention incidents.  The total grant application will be for approximately $70,000.00.

Fiscal & Efficiency Data:  No fiscal impact to the city at this time.  See attached Fiscal Impact Statement.

Recommended Action:
Approval of the grant application by City Council to apply for grant and execution of signature memo by Mayor.

Agenda Item attachment(s) on file in the City Clerks Office.

Note: All agenda items must be in the City Clerk's office by Noon Friday, six(6) business days prior to the regular Monday City Council meeting.

Contact: April Taylor, 407-246-2544
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 11/6/2014 1:09 PM
Budget Outside Routing Approval 11/6/2014 1:09 PM
Grants 11/6/2014 2:09 PM
City Clerk 11/6/2014 2:18 PM

Name: Description: Type:
FIS_AFG2014_Grant.doc Fiscal Impact Statement Backup Material
AFG_FY2014_Authorization_Letter.pdf AFG FY2014 Authorization Letter Backup Material
AFG_FY14_FOA.pdf AFG Funding Opportunity Annoucement Backup Material
Grants___Financial_Assistance_Approval_Form.Workday_AFG2014_(1).doc Grant Approval Form Backup Material

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