Tompkins County
New York

Feb 13, 2018 4:00 PM

Authorization to Accept 2017 Homeland Security Grant and Budget Adjustment - Sheriff's Office


Department:Sheriff's DepartmentSponsors:
Category:GrantsFunctions:Public Safety


  1. Printout
  2. FY2017 DHSES Award

Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, the Sheriff’s Office has been awarded funding through the New York State Division of Homeland Security in the amount of $28,742.00 (FY2017DHSES) in 2017 and have not yet been utilized, and


WHEREAS, said funds must be utilized toward law enforcement terrorism prevention activities, and


WHEREAS, these funds will be used to replace outdated/broken portable radios, now therefore be it


RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Public Safety and the Budget, Capital, and Personnel Committee, That Tompkins County accept these grant funds in 2018 for the purpose of procuring the aforementioned equipment,


RESOLVED, further, That the Director of Finance is hereby authorized and directed to accept the grant funding from the New York State Division of Homeland Security and adjust the capital project fund as follows:


Homeland Security Project


              Revenue:               HI3415.44389 (Project # 3415) Other Public Safety Aid                             $28,742.00

              Appropriation:  HI3415.59239 (Project # 3415) Construction Expense                            $28,742.00


RESOLVED, further, That the County Administrator, or his designee, be authorized to execute any contracts or agreements related to this grant.



Vote at Budget, Capital and Personnel Committee

Ayes - 4 (Lane, Morey, Klein, and Sigler)

Noes - 1 (McBean-Clairborne)

Meeting History

Feb 7, 2018 3:00 PM  Public Safety Committee Regular Meeting
MOVER:David McKenna, Member
SECONDER:Anna Kelles, Member
AYES:Rich John, Henry Granison, Anna Kelles, David McKenna, Shawna Black
Feb 13, 2018 4:00 PM  Budget, Capital and Personnel Committee Regular Meeting

Mrs. McBean-Clairborne said she would not be supporting the resolution as she is concerned with accepting money when she is not clear about what the law enforcement terrorism prevention activities are.

MOVER:Glenn Morey, Member
SECONDER:Daniel Klein, Member
AYES:Michael Lane, Glenn Morey, Daniel Klein, Michael Sigler
NAYS:Leslyn McBean-Clairborne