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File #: 20-0639    Version: 1 Name: Accept the AFG Grant
Type: Grant Status: Passed
File created: 8/24/2020 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 9/3/2020 Final action: 9/3/2020
Title: MOTION TO ACCEPT THE ASSISTANCE TO FIREFIGHTERS GRANT (AFG) IN THE AMOUNT OF $70,919.07.
Sponsors: Fire
Attachments: 1. 1. AFG Award Package

Title

MOTION TO ACCEPT THE ASSISTANCE TO FIREFIGHTERS GRANT (AFG) IN THE AMOUNT OF $70,919.07.

 

Summary Explanation and Background

 

SUMMARY EXPLANATION AND BACKGROUND:

1.  The Department of Homeland Security approved the City of Pembroke Pines application for the Fiscal Year 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Grant funding opportunity in the amount of $70,919.07.

 

2.  The City is required to contribute non-Federal funds equal to or greater than 10% of the Federal funds awarded, or $7,091.91, for a total approved budget of $78,010.98.

 

3.  The purpose of the AFG program is to protect the health and safety of the public and firefighting personnel against fire and fire-related hazards.

 

4.  The following is the scope of work which was approved in the grant application:

 

- Wellness and fitness programs.

 

5.  The Fire Department intends to purchase the following items with the grant funds:

 

- (6) Rescue Drag Dummies

- (6) StairMaster Exercise Machines

- (6) Stationary Exercise Bikes

- (12) Treadmills

 

6.  Request Commission to accept the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) in the amount of $70,919.07.

 

Financial Impact

FINANCIAL IMPACT DETAIL:

 

a)   Initial Cost:  $7,091.91

b)   Amount budgeted for this item in Account No: $0 in account # 1-529-4003-680-64400 (Other Equipment)

c)   Source of funding for difference, if not fully budgeted: A budget adjustment of $7,091.91 will be made from account # 1-529-4003-62038 (Fire Training Facility) to account # 1-529-4003-680-64400 (Other Equipment)

d)   5 year projection of the operational cost of the project: Not Applicable.

e)   Detail of additional staff requirements:  Not Applicable.