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File #: 22-39    Version: 1 Name: Approval of Grant Application - Measure B Funds
Type: Minute Order Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 6/30/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 7/12/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - Approval of a Regional Application for $960,633.18 in Grant Funds through FY 2021 Los Angeles County Measure B Funding.
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CC - Approval of a Regional Application for $960,633.18 in Grant Funds through FY 2021 Los Angeles County Measure B Funding.

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Meeting Date: July 12, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Daniel Dobbs/Fire Department

Phone Number: (310) 253-5912

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

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

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (07/07/2021);

Department Approval: Kenneth Powell, Fire Chief (06/30/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council approve a regional application for grant funds in the amount of $960,633.18 for FY 2021 Los Angeles County Measure B Funding.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

Measure B is a special property assessment that was passed by the voters of Los Angeles County on November 5, 2002. This assessment is imposed upon all building improvements located in Los Angeles County and is added to the Los Angeles County property taxes to provide funding for the Countywide System of Trauma Centers, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and Bioterrorism Response.

Regional Measure B grant applications tend to offer the best success for funding as they impact several EMS providers within Los Angeles County. Staff recommends that the City of Culver City (City) serve as the primary regional applicant representing the Culver City Fire Department (CCFD) as well as six other fire departments in the region, including Santa Monica, Burbank, Montebello, Monrovia, Long Beach and Pasadena. With awarded grant funds, the City would initiate the purchase of 39 automated chest compression devices, five of which would be allocated to the CCFD.

Automated chest compression devices provide continuous chest compressions necessary for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). An example use case for an au...

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