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File #: 2019-4249    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent
File created: 9/3/2019 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/8/2019 Final action: 10/8/2019
Title: Commission District(s): All Commission Districts Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) Application, $69,000.00
Indexes: Grant
Attachments: 1. DeKalbCountyHMGPPlanning Appl_ConsultantHMGP4400_Loeffler4

Public Hearing: YES ? NO ? Department: Public Safety- DEMA

SUBJECT:
Title
Commission District(s): All Commission Districts
Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) Application, $69,000.00
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Information Contact: Susan Loeffler, DEMA Director
Phone Number: (678) 406-7768

PURPOSE:
?To consider approving the Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) application to the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA); and
?To consider accepting $69,000 from the Georgia Office of Homeland Security and appropriating that amount to the Grant Fund along with the required match of $21,000 (04410.611250.100) for spending in compliance with the grantor's requirements; and
?To consider authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute the necessary documents.

NEED/IMPACT:
DeKalb County is required to develop a multi-jurisdictional hazard mitigation plan in order for the County to comprehend its vulnerability to natural and man-made hazards, and the actions needed to reduce or eliminate those risks. The plan is vital to the protection, health, safety, and welfare of its citizens as well as its visitors.

In order for DeKalb County to receive mitigation funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), it must have a mitigation plan in place at the time of submitting a proposal. DeKalb County and its municipal governments are required to maintain a Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan that fulfills the Federal requirements of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000.

FISCAL IMPACT:
The grant and matching funds are to be distributed as follows:
Department Grant Funds Match Funds Match Funding Stream Total
DEMA $69,000.00 $21,000.00 04410.611250.100 $90,000.00

Position(s) created: No positions are created with this funding.
Effective dates: N/A

RECOMMENDATION:
Recommended Action
?To approve the Pre-Disaster Mitigation...

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