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

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING NYS HOMELAND SECURITY PROGRAM GRANT FUNDS AND NYS LAW ENFORCEMENT TERRORISM PREVENTION PROGRAM FUNDS AND AUTHORIZING CERTAIN PURCHASES FOR USE IN THE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE AND SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

WHEREAS, Fulton County has been notified that it has been allocated $81,143.00 in grant funds from the 2020 NYS Homeland Security Program; and

WHEREAS, the Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator is requesting to purchase certain items/equipment to support cyber security/emergency threats preparedness functions with the Homeland Security portion of said grant; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a grant agreement with the NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services for 2020 NYS Homeland Security Program funds, in a total amount of $81,143.00 for the following purposes:

           

State Homeland Security Program-Emergency Management Office            $60,857.00

            Law Enforcement Terrorism Prevention Program (Sheriff’s Dept.)              $20,286.00

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator be and hereby is authorized to purchase items for use in the Emergency Management Office and other County Department’s as follows:

            Cyber Security Equipment                                                     $ 4,100.00

            Fiber Network Equipment                                                      27,579.00

            CCTV Cameras                                                                        8,382.00

            Personal Protect. Equip. for Rescue Task Force Personnel   20,796.00

                                                                                    Total               $60,857.00

 

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the 2020 Adopted Budget be and hereby is amended, as follows:

 

Revenue:

Increase A.3640.3645-3306 – REV – State Aid – Homeland Security         $60,857.00

 

Appropriation:

Increase A.3640.3645-4010 – EXP – Equipment – Non-Asset                                 $20,796.00

Increase A.3640.3645-2000 – EXP – Equipment – Fixed Asset                                 40,061.00

 

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Sheriff prepare a plan to describe the use of said grant funds for presentation and approval by Resolution of the Board of Supervisors; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator and County Treasurer do each and every other thing necessary to further the purport of this Resolution; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Civil Defense Director/Fire Coordinator, Sheriff, Budget Director/County Auditor, Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board and to each and every other person, institution or agency who will further the purport of this Resolution.

 

 

 

 

 

Seconded by Supervisor BOWMAN and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL:  Ayes: 18   Nays: 0   Absent: 2 (Supervisors Lauria and Wilson)