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File #: 17-2445    Version: 1 Name: Illinois Emergency Management Agency UASI 2016 Grant
Type: Grant Award Status: Approved
File created: 3/23/2017 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 4/12/2017 Final action: 4/12/2017
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grantee: Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grantor: Illinois Emergency Management Agency Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: The Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) 2016 grant funds are allocated for critical homeland security and emergency management activities in the Cook County urban area. Grant Amount: $21,109,724.38 Grant Period: 9/1/2016 - 7/31/2019 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Concurrences: Budget and Management Services has received all requisite documents, and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any Summary: The UASI 2016 grant program funds the majority of the work of the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. It also funds initiatives of the Cook County's Sheriff's Office, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, and a variety of other countywide emergency management initiativ...
Indexes: (Inactive) MARK EDINGBURG, Interim Executive Director, Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

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PROPOSED GRANT AWARD

 

Department:  Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

 

Grantee:  Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

 

Grantor:  Illinois Emergency Management Agency

 

Request:  Authorization to accept grant 

 

Purpose:  The Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) 2016 grant funds are allocated for critical homeland security and emergency management activities in the Cook County urban area.  

 

Grant Amount:  $21,109,724.38

 

Grant Period:  9/1/2016 - 7/31/2019

 

Fiscal Impact:  None

 

Accounts:  N/A 

 

Concurrences:

Budget and Management Services has received all requisite documents, and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any

 

Summary:  The UASI 2016 grant program funds the majority of the work of the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. It also funds initiatives of the Cook County’s Sheriff’s Office, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, and a variety of other countywide emergency management initiatives. The UASI program addresses the unique risk-driven and capabilities-based planning, organization, equipment, training, and exercise needs of high-threat, high-density Urban Areas, including Cook County, based on the capability targets identified during the THIRA process and associated assessment efforts; and assists them in building an enhanced and sustainable capacity to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from acts of terrorism.

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