Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 14-5089    Version: 1 Name: Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Grant
Type: Grant Award Status: Approved
File created: 8/26/2014 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/10/2014 Final action: 9/10/2014
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grantee: Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grantor: Illinois Emergency Management Agency Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: The purpose of the FFY 2014 Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Grant is to build an enhanced and sustainable capacity to prevent, protect against, mitigate the effects of, respond to, and recover from acts of terrorism and other catastrophic events, whether man-made or natural. Grant Amount: $27,650,598.95 Grant Period: 9/1/2014 - 3/31/2016 Fiscal Impact: N/A Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The FFY 2014 UASI grant program will allow for Cook County to continue to support our cyber security threat and awareness posture, sustain our community preparedness and outreach efforts, countering viol...
Indexes: (Inactive) MICHAEL MASTERS, Executive Director, Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
title
PROPOSED GRANT AWARD
 
Department:  Homeland Security and Emergency Management
 
Grantee:  Homeland Security and Emergency Management
 
Grantor:  Illinois Emergency Management Agency  
 
Request:  Authorization to accept grant  
 
Purpose:  The purpose of the FFY 2014 Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Grant is to build an enhanced and sustainable capacity to prevent, protect against, mitigate the effects of, respond to, and recover from acts of terrorism and other catastrophic events, whether man-made or natural.  
 
Grant Amount:  $27,650,598.95  
 
Grant Period:  9/1/2014 - 3/31/2016
 
Fiscal Impact:  N/A
 
Accounts:  N/A
 
Concurrences:
The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any.
 
Summary:  The FFY 2014 UASI grant program will allow for Cook County to continue to support our cyber security threat and awareness posture, sustain our community preparedness and outreach efforts, countering violent extremism program, maintain our interoperable communications capabilities, support our CBRNE protection, detection, and response capabilities through training, exercising and equipping our first responder community, while continuing to provide a coordinated and collaborative framework to gather, validate and share information relative to intelligence, public safety and security and all hazards events. Funding categories include planning, management and administration, equipment, training and exercises.
end