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File #: 2021-0107    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Passed
File created: 2/16/2021 In control: Board of Port Commissioners
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action: 10/12/2021
Title: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE DISTRICT TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO TO RECEIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT OPERATION STONEGARDEN FUNDS FOR FY2020 AND GRANT INDEMNITY TO THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
Attachments: 1. 1. 2021-0107 Attachment A, 2. 1. 2021-0107 Attachment B, 3. 1. 2021-0107 Attachment C, 4. 1. 2021-0107 Draft Resolution
DATE: October 12, 2021

SUBJECT:

Title
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE DISTRICT TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO TO RECEIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT OPERATION STONEGARDEN FUNDS FOR FY2020 AND GRANT INDEMNITY TO THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

In Federal Fiscal Year (FY)20, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded the County of San Diego Sheriff's Department funds from the Operation Stonegarden Grant Program. These funds are used to coordinate the efforts of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies conducting border security operations.

The District's Harbor Police Department is a sub-recipient of DHS Operation Stonegarden funds. The Harbor Police Department uses these funds for officer overtime, fringe benefits, fuel costs, vehicle mileage, and vehicle and vessel maintenance as a result of participating in maritime and land-based border enforcement activities. The Harbor Police Department plans to use $352,200.00 in FY20 Operation Stonegarden funds to repower one vessel.

The County of San Diego (County) requires an Agreement with the District to authorize the Harbor Police to request reimbursement for expenditures under the Operation Stonegarden grant program. The attached Memorandum of Agreement establishes the District's status as a sub-recipient under this program and allows for reimbursement requests to be submitted to the County within 90 days of incurring the qualifying costs. The Agreement also requires that the District indemnify the County for claims under this program.

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommendation
Adopt a Resolution authorizing an agreement with the County of San Diego to receive law enforcement/homeland security grant "Operation Stonegarden" funds for FY 20 and grant indemnity to the County of San Diego.
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FISCAL IMPACT:

The District is a sub-recipient of the County's Operation Stonegarden funds. The District will receive reimbursement from the County for ...

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