Commissioners Court - Regular
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Local Border Security Grant Award
Maria Medrano, Grants Department
Ratify the acceptance of a grant award from the Office of the Governor, Public Safety Office, Homeland Security Grants Division for the Nueces County Local Border Security Program under the Local Border Security Program, FY 2021.
The Local Border Security Program is funded to provide additional manpower by local law enforcement agencies for state led border security enhanced operations for improved border security. The state provides grants to local law enforcement agencies for payment of overtime and operational costs for local law enforcement officers (commissioned peace officers).
On October 25, 2018, the Commissioners Court accepted the grant award of $10,000 to fund the Local Border Security Program. On September 11, 2019, the Court accepted a second grant award of $10,000.
On April 8, 2020, agenda item #3.E., the Commissioners Court adopted a resolution authorizing the submission of a continuation grant application on behalf of the District Attorney’s Office. This third grant award is also in the amount of $10,000 for overtime for the DA’s criminal investigators. There is no cash match required for this program. The grant period runs retroactive from September 1, 2020 and ends on August 31, 2021.
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LBSP Grant Award Packet
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