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AI-13030 2.Q.       
Meeting Date: 01/20/2021  
State Homeland Security LETPA Application
Submitted By: Maria Medrano, Grants Department
Department: Grants Department  

Information
RECOMMENDATION
Adopt a resolution authorizing the submission of a grant application to the Texas Office of the Governor, Public Safety Office, Homeland Security Grants Division under the 2021 State Homeland Security Program – Law Enforcement Terrorism Prevention Activities.
BACKGROUND
The Homeland Security Grants Division (HSGD) of the Governor’s Office is soliciting applications for projects that support state and local efforts to prevent terrorism and other catastrophic events and prepare for the threats and hazards that pose the greatest risk to the security of Texas citizens. HSGD provides funding to implement investments that build, sustain, and deliver the 32 core capabilities essential to achieving a secure and resilient state.
DISCUSSION
The State Homeland Security Program – Law Enforcement Terrorism Prevention Activities (LETPA) program is intended to support investments to improve the County’s ability to prevent a threatened or actual act of terrorism and protect its citizens, residents, visitors, and assets against the greatest threats and hazards.

At the time of the submission of this agenda item, the Grants Administration Department is working on developing the project scope related to Courthouse security. The application is due February 11, 2021 and there is no match required for this program.

Budget Information
Information about available funds
Budgeted: Funds Available: Adjustment: Amount Available:
Unbudgeted: Funds NOT Available: Amendment:
Account Code(s) for Available Funds
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Fund Transfers
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SHSP LETPA Resolution


    

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