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AI- 6054   4. B. 1.    
Commissioners Court - Special
Meeting Date: 02/24/2015  
Local Border Security Grant Award
Submitted By: Natalie Eckstrom, Grants Department
Department: Grants Department  

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RECOMMENDATION
Discuss and consider the execution of a Recipient Grant Award from the Texas Homeland Security State Administrative Agency for FY 2015 Local Border Security Program.
BACKGROUND
The Local Border Security Program FY2015 (LBSP-15) is funded to provide additional manpower by local law enforcement agencies for state led border security enhanced operations for improved border security. The Texas Homeland Security State Administrative Agency provides grants to local law enforcement agencies for payment of overtime and operational costs for local law enforcement officers (commissioned peace officers).
DISCUSSION
On December 17, 2014, the Commissioners Court approved the submission of a grant application for this program. The grant application was prepared and submitted on behalf of Constable Precinct 5. The purpose of the project is to increase patrols and improve coordination among law enforcement agencies.

The total grant award is $8,732.25 and will cover overtime and mileage for project activities. There is no match required for this program.

Budget Information
Information about available funds
Budgeted: Funds Available: Adjustment: Amount Available:
Unbudgeted: Funds NOT Available: Amendment:
Account Code(s) for Available Funds
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Fund Transfers

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Local Border Security Grant Award

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