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File #: 20-928    Version: 1 Name: FY20 Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental (CESF) Grant
Type: Minute Order Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 4/28/2020 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 5/11/2020 Final action:
Title: CC - Approval of an Application for $41,660.00 in Grant Funds through the FY2020 US Department of Justice, Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program Solicitation.
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CC - Approval of an Application for $41,660.00 in Grant Funds through the FY2020 US Department of Justice, Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program Solicitation.

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Meeting Date: May 11, 2020

Contact Person/Dept: Jeanine Plute/Police Department

Phone Number: (310) 253-6133

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [X] No []

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [X] Attachments: []

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X]

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (05/06/2020);

Department Approval: Scott Bixby, Police Chief (04/28/2020)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council approve an application for grant funds in the amount of $41,660.00 through the FY 2020 US Department of Justice, Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program Solicitation.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

Due to the unforeseeable spread of the COVID-19 virus, California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency throughout the state on March 4, 2020. Further, "stay at home" orders have been enacted at the state, county and city level in an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The "stay at home" orders have had an enormous impact on how citizens and businesses have had to change their daily lifestyles to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. These changes have had a catastrophic impact emotionally, socially and economically, resulting in city governments restructuring their operations.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Culver City (City) virtually activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to respond to the pandemic. The EOC was established on March 20, 2020 and consists of approximately 60 City employees. City priorities are to sustain vital services, implement steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 in order to reduce and delay the number of infections, provide ...

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