City of Coral Gables

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File #: 17-5753    Version: 1 Name: Acceptance of FY16-17 EMS Cty. Grant #C5013 Letter of Understanding / Agreement
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 2/1/2017 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 2/14/2017 Final action: 2/14/2017
Enactment date: 2/14/2017 Enactment #: 2017-29
Title: A Resolution authorizing the acceptance and execution of the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) County Grant #C5013 Letter of Understanding and Agreement from the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners and the State of Florida Department of Health; and amending the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Annual Budget, to recognize the $1,794 grant award as revenue, and appropriate such funds to cover the cost of the grant expenditures.
Attachments: 1. Signed Resolution 2017-29, 2. Signed Cover Memo, EMS Cty Grant #C5013, Ltr of Understanding, 3. Draft Resolution, EMS Cty Grant #C5013, Ltr of Understanding, 4. Letter of Understanding, EMS Cty Grant #C5013, 5. Copy of State Award Letter, 6. Work Plan Projects Budget Summary, 7. Work Plan Projects Budget Detail, 8. MD County's Projects Work Plan, rev 10-20-16
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A Resolution authorizing the acceptance and execution of the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) County Grant #C5013 Letter of Understanding and Agreement from the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners and the State of Florida Department of Health; and amending the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Annual Budget, to recognize the $1,794 grant award as revenue, and appropriate such funds to cover the cost of the grant expenditures.
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The Florida Department of Health is authorized by Chapter 401, Part II, Florida Statutes to provide grants to Boards of County Commissioners for the purpose of improving and expanding pre-hospital emergency medical services. County grants are awarded only to Boards of County Commissioners, but may subsequently be distributed to municipalities and other agencies or organizations involved in the provision of EMS pre-hospital care.
Miami-Dade County is responsible for the application and distribution process of the State EMS County Grant. The distribution of grant funds to each participating department is based on the percentage of combined total EMS calls for the calendar year prior to the new grant’s fiscal year. The application for the FY 2016-2017 EMS County Grant #C5013 was approved by the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners and the Florida Department of Health-Bureau of EMS. The grant in the amount of one thousand seven hundred ninety four dollars ($1,794) has been approved for the City of Coral Gables’ 2016-2017 work plan projects. Three hundred dollars ($300) are allocated to purchase Emergency Medical Services Equipment, Materials, Supplies & Services and one thousand four hundred ninety four dollars ($1,494) are allocated to pay for Conferences, Seminars & Training Sessions.
In order to qualify for the grant, the City of Coral Gables must approve a Letter of Understanding / Agreement which provides the basis for the disbursement and reporting responsibilities.
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