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File #: R-2018-017    Version: 1 Name: EMS Matching Grant Program 2017
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/5/2017 In control: Department of Fire Rescue & Beach Safety
On agenda: 1/17/2018 Final action: 1/17/2018
Title: A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Apply For And, If Awarded, Accept The Florida Department Of Health 2017 EMS Matching Grant Program In The Approximate Amount Of $105,000.00 To Purchase Fire Rescue Operational And/Or Training Equipment; Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Execute All Applicable Grant Documents And Agreements; And Amending The Fiscal Year 2018 Adopted Operating Budget (R-2017-288).
Attachments: 1. Reso EMS Matching Grant 2017.pdf, 2. Exhibit 1 - EMS Grant Fire.pdf, 3. BIS 18-060.pdf

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A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Apply For And, If Awarded, Accept The Florida Department Of Health 2017 EMS Matching Grant Program In The Approximate Amount Of $105,000.00 To Purchase Fire Rescue Operational And/Or Training Equipment; Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Execute All Applicable Grant Documents And Agreements; And Amending The Fiscal Year 2018 Adopted Operating Budget (R-2017-288).

 

 

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Staff Recommends: Approval of the attached Resolution.

 

 

Explanation:

The Florida Department of Health has grant funding available through the 2017 EMS Matching Grant for the purpose of enhancing pre-hospital emergency medical services.

 

The Fire Rescue and Beach Safety Department desires to apply for the 2017 EMS Matching Grant to purchase equipment to enhance pre-hospital emergency medical services.

 

The Florida Department of Health 2017 EMS Matching Grant requires a twenty-five percent (25%) cash match from the local government receiving the grant.  The required match for the 2017 EMS Matching Grant is estimated to be $26,250.00 which will be paid from Account No. - 11.2100.99160.522.006453.

 

If awarded, The FY 2018 Operating Budget for the Special Revenue Fund (Fund 11) will be amended to appropriate the grant funding as detailed in Exhibit 1.

 

 

Recommended for inclusion on the agenda by:

Dr. Wazir Ishmael, City Manager

Melvin D. Standley, Assistant City Manager/Public Safety

Christopher Pratt, Fire Chief