CITY OF TEXARKANA, AR

REQUEST FOR BOARD ACTION

 

AGENDA TITLE: Adopt a Resolution to amend the year end 2017 Budget to include a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to purchase new radios for the Fire Department. (FIN)

 

AGENDA DATE: 11/06/2017

ITEM#: 12

DEPARTMENT: Finance Department

DATE SUBMITTED: 10/27/2017

PREPARED BY: TyRhonda Henderson

SUBJECT: Year End 2017 Budget Amendment

EXHIBITS: Grant Approval from FEMA

APPROVAL FOR THIS ITEM TO BE PLACED ON THE AGENDA:

 

 

EXPENSE REQUIRED: $313,880

AMOUNT BUDGETED: $0

APPROPRIATION REQUIRED: $313,880

SUMMARY: This item is to amend the year end 2017 budget approved by the Board of Directors on November 21, 2016 with resolution 2016-74 to include a $313,880 grant received from FEMA to purchase new radios and mobile data terminals. This is a 90/10 matching grant. The City will receive $285,346 in grant revenue and will be required to provide a match of $28,534.00. $20,000 of the match will come from the sale of the existing radios with the remaining $8,534 coming from Act 833 funds.

BOARD ACTION: The City Manager and staff recommend that the City Board of Directors approve the attached resolutions.

 

EMERGENCY CLAUSE: Not required

 


 

 

RESOLUTION NO. ______

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend the year end 2017 Budget (Resolution 2016-74) to include a $313,880.00 grant received from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to purchase new radios for the Fire Department; and

WHEREAS, the City will receive $285,346.00 in grant revenue and will be required to provide a match of $28,534.00; $20,000.00 of the match will come from the sale of the existing radios with the remaining $8,534.00 coming from Act 833 funds; and

WHEREAS, the City Manager and staff recommend amendment of the 2017 Budget to allow for such increase;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Directors of the City of Texarkana, Arkansas, that the City’s 2017 Budget is hereby amended, as set forth above.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 6th day of November, 2017.

 

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Ruth Penney Bell, Mayor

ATTEST:

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Heather Soyars, City Clerk

 

APPROVED:

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George Matteson, City Attorney