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File #: 2021-0108    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 EXECUTION OF A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO AND THE SAN DIEGO UNIFIED PORT DISTRICT IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE URBAN AREA SECURITY INITIATIVE FY2020 GRANT PROGRAM, AND GRANTING INDEMNITY TO THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO
Attachments: 1. 2. 2021-0108 Attachment A, 2. 2. 2021-0108 Attachment B, 3. 2. 2021-0108 Draft Resolution
DATE: October 12, 2021

SUBJECT:

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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO AND THE SAN DIEGO UNIFIED PORT DISTRICT IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE URBAN AREA SECURITY INITIATIVE FY2020 GRANT PROGRAM, AND GRANTING INDEMNITY TO THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

As a first responder agency, the San Diego Unified Port District (District) is entitled to participate in the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) grant program that was awarded to the City of San Diego (City). The City received funding this year to meet the United States Department of Homeland Security (HLS)-related missions as a first responder agency. For the District's Harbor Police Department (HPD) to participate in this program, the City requires that the District enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the City that indemnifies the City against all liability for acts or omissions under the MOU.

This MOU is required to be reissued with each grant funding year. This will cover the Fiscal Year (FY)20 grant award from the City.

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommendation
Adopt a Resolution authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of San Diego for the District to participate in the Urban Area Security Initiative Grant and granting indemnity.
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FISCAL IMPACT:

Approval the MOU will enable the District to request reimbursement for eligible expenditures of $3980.00 through December 31, 2022. Additional budget increases from the San Diego County under this program will be budgeted in future fiscal years.

COMPASS STRATEGIC GOALS:

This agenda item supports the following Strategic Goal(s).

* A Port that is a safe place to visit, work and play.
* A financially sustainable Port that drives job creation and regional economic vitality.

DISCUSSION:

The Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) Grant Program has been funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security since 2003 and is allocated on a competitive ...

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