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AI- 3777   4. C. 5.    
Commissioners Court - Regular
Meeting Date: 10/10/2012  
FY 2012 EMPG Grant Award
Submitted By: Roxana Hunt, Grants Department
Department: Grants Department  

Discuss and consider execution of Notice of Subrecipient Grant Award with Texas Division of Emergency Management for the FY 2012 Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG).
The EMPG program provides federal funding to assist states and local governments in developing and carrying out emergency management programs. States submit annual applications that include a statement of work and proposed budget to DHS and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for funding to match State and local appropriations for emergency management programs. States receive EMPG funding from DHS and, in turn, pass through EMPG funding to local governments to reimburse them for emergency management program expenses. States, including Texas, require local governments which wish to participate in the program to submit EMPG program applications that include a Statement of Work and a program budget.
On January 4, 2012, the Commissioners Court approved the submission of the EMPG grant application. The funding of EMPG funds will help assist and reimburse Nueces County in carrying out preparedness activities. This will enhance the capability to mitigate potential hazards and respond to and recover from emergencies and disasters by using funding for key elements of emergency preparedness, comprehensive emergency planning, emergency training, and exercises.

Budget Information
Information about available funds
Budgeted: Funds Available: Adjustment: Amount Available:
Unbudgeted: Funds NOT Available: Amendment:
Account Code(s) for Available Funds
Fund Transfers
Source of Funds: Dept 5105 Amount Requested: $39,215 Fiscal Year: 2012-13 Budgeted Y/N: Y
Fiscal Impact:
The total EMPG award is $39,215 and is a 50-50% matching grant. The match for this project will come entirely from the Emergency Management Operational Budget (Department #5105).

FY12 EMPG Award

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