Supervisors GROFF AND ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PURCHASE OF LICENSING FEES AND VHF HI-BAND SIMPLEX FREQUENCY USING 2016 STATEWIDE INTEROPERABLE COMMUNICATION GRANT FUNDS (EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE, 2018 CAPITAL PLAN)

WHEREAS, the 2018 Capital Plan included a VHF Analog Simulcast System Project (Phase I) for the Emergency Management Office; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 181 of 2017 accepted a 2016 Statewide Interoperable Communications Grant in the amount of $437,407.00; and

WHEREAS, the Civil Defense/Fire Coordinator has identified that a new VHF High Band Frequency must be obtained as the next component of the project; and; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Homeland Security has approved said tasks and will reimburse Fulton County one hundred percent (100%); now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That based upon the recommendation of the Committees on Public Safety and Finance, the Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator be and hereby is authorized to purchase the following:

VHF Hi-Band Simplex Frequency Coordination and Licensing $2,000.00

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the 2019 Adopted Budget be and hereby is amended as follows:

Revenue:
Increase H.3640.3020-3397.0920 REV-State Aid-VHF Analog Simulcast System $2,000.00

Appropriation:
Increase H.3640.3020-2100.0920 EXP-VHF Analog Simulcast System $2,000.00

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor PERRY and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 16 Nays: 0 Absent: 4 (Supervisors Breh, Lauria, Rice and Waldron)

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