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File #: 19-0001    Version: 1 Name: Illinois State Board of Elections HAVA Grant
Type: Grant Award Status: Approved
File created: 10/29/2018 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 12/12/2018 Final action: 12/12/2018
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Office of the Cook County Clerk Grantee: Office of the Cook County Clerk Grantor: Illinois State Board of Elections Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: To upgrade election related computer systems to address cyber vulnerabilities. Grant Amount: $364,271.00 Grant Period: 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2020 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Concurrences: Department of Budget and Management Services has received all requisite documents and determined fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The 2018 Help America Vote Act (HAVA) Election Security Grant is to be used to upgrade election related computer systems to address cyber vulnerabilities identified through scans or assessments of existing election systems and implement cyber security best practices for elections systems and other activities that will improve the security of elections.
Indexes: KAREN A. YARBROUGH, County Clerk

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PROPOSED GRANT AWARD

 

Department:  Office of the Cook County Clerk

 

Grantee:  Office of the Cook County Clerk

 

Grantor:  Illinois State Board of Elections

 

Request:  Authorization to accept grant 

 

Purpose:  To upgrade election related computer systems to address cyber vulnerabilities.

 

Grant Amount:  $364,271.00

 

Grant Period:  7/1/2018 - 6/30/2020

 

Fiscal Impact:  None

 

Accounts:  N/A

 

Concurrences:

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

 

Summary:  The 2018 Help America Vote Act (HAVA) Election Security Grant is to be used to upgrade election related computer systems to address cyber vulnerabilities identified through scans or assessments of existing election systems and implement cyber security best practices for elections systems and other activities that will improve the security of elections.

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