Bloomfield Township
New Jersey

Resolution
2486
Approved by Consensus
Feb 4, 2013 7:00 PM

X.4 2012 EMAA Grant

Information

Department:AdministratorSponsors:
Category:Grant Agreements

Resolution/Ordinance

WHEREAS, the Township of Bloomfield, Office of Emergency Management is applying for the State Homeland Security Grant Program Subgrant CFDA #97.042, Award #2012-P110-0702 from the New Jersey State Police Office of Emergency Management.  The Subgrant, consisting of a total amount of $10,000 including $ 5,000 Federal Award and $ 5,000 Local Matching Funds, is for the purpose of enhancing the Township of Bloomfield’s ability to prevent, protect against, respond to and recover from acts of terrorism, natural disasters and other catastrophic events and emergencies; and

              WHEREAS, the Subgrant award incorporates all conditions and representations contained or made in application and notice of award #2012-EP-EO-0047; and

              WHEREAS, the Township of Bloomfield Office of Emergency Management, designated by the New Jersey State Police, Office of Emergency Management, has submitted an Application for Subgrant Award that has been required by the said New Jersey State Police Office of Emergency Management; and

              WHEREAS, the Application for Subgrant Award calls for a match in the amount of $ 5,000.00 which the Township of Bloomfield Office of Emergency Management adequately satisfies through the 2012 Township of Bloomfield approved budget for Division salaries and wages and fringe benefits.

              NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Township of Bloomfield herewith applies for and will accept the award of the FFY12 Homeland Security Emergency Management Performance Grant Program Subgrant in the amount of  $ 5000.00 Federal Funds from the New Jersey State Police, Office of Emergency Management; and

              BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Director of the Division of Local Government Services is requested to approve the insertion of an item of revenue in the budget of the year 2012 in the sum of $ 5000.00, which is now available from the New Jersey State Police, Office of Emergency Management in the like amount of $5,000.00 from the aforementioned grant; and

              BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the like sum of $5,000.00 is hereby appropriated under the caption FFY12 Homeland Security Emergency Management Performance Grant; and

              BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Township of Bloomfield, the municipal Chief Fiscal Officer and the municipal Director of Emergency Management are authorized to sign the appropriate Subgrant award documents; and

              BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that copies of this Resolution shall be forwarded to the New Jersey State Police, Office of Emergency Management; the Essex County Office of Emergency Management, the Township of Bloomfield Chief Financial Officer.

 

Meeting History

Jan 28, 2013 7:00 PM  Township Council Conference Meeting

Mr. Ehrenburg stated that this is an EMMA Matching Grant for $5000.00. He said this is a state grant which would allow OEM to get generators. He also said he cannot guarantee that Bloomfield would get the grant, but he is recommending the Township apply for it.

Councilman Hamilton moved the recommendation of the Township Administrator, which motion was seconded by Councilman Chalet for discussion.

Mayor McCarthy questioned if there was money in the budget for a generator for the Recreation Department.

Roll call vote showed:

RESULT:APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]Next: 2/4/2013 7:00 PM
MOVER:Bernard Hamilton, Councilman at Large
SECONDER:Elias N. Chalet, First Ward Councilman
AYES:Elias N. Chalet, Nicholas Joanow, Carlos Bernard, Michael J. Venezia, Bernard Hamilton, Raymond J. McCarthy
ABSENT:Peggy O'Boyle Dunigan
Feb 4, 2013 7:00 PM  Township Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:APPROVED BY CONSENSUS