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File #: 20-1544    Version: 1
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 3/23/2020 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 4/6/2020 Final action: 4/6/2020
Title: Adopt Resolution No. 2020-16 approving City authorized agents to apply for and obtain Financial Assistance for Disaster and Emergency Relief
Attachments: 1. Att#1 Reso 2020-16 Financial Assistance
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION

SUBMITTED TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

SUBMITTED BY: Oliver Chi, City Manager

PREPARED BY: Scott Haberle, Fire Chief

Subject:
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Adopt Resolution No. 2020-16 approving City authorized agents to apply for and obtain Financial Assistance for Disaster and Emergency Relief
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Statement of Issue:
The State of California previously required jurisdictions to update their list of authorized agents who will submit claims for state and federal reimbursement every three years. However, in 2019 these guidelines were revised to require agencies to annually adopt this type of resolution. The attached resolution will allow staff to apply for and obtain emergency disaster relief through the end of 2020.
Financial Impact:
Not applicable.
Recommended Action:
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Adopt Resolution No. 2020-16, "A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Huntington Beach Authorizing Certain City Officials to Execute Applications and Documents to Obtain Disaster and Emergency Relief."
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Alternative Action(s):
Do not adopt the resolution and direct staff accordingly.
Analysis:
State law requires that all claims for state and federal disaster reimbursement be accompanied by a list of City officials authorized to act as agents for the purpose of applying for and obtaining financial assistance for disaster and emergency relief. The State of California requires jurisdictions to update their list each year.
The resolution shown as Attachment 1 includes the positions of City Manager, Fire Chief, Chief Financial Officer and Emergency Services Coordinator as authorized agents. The newly adopted resolution will accompany City claims for financial reimbursement from the California Emergency Management Agency (Cal-EMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). In conformance with State of California requirements, City staff will return during the first part of each calendar year with a similar resolution to obtai...

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