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File #: 17-0185    Version: 2 Name:
Type: Administration Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/22/2017 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 3/27/2017 Final action:
Title: Resolution Designating Authorized Agents for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Applications for Reimbursement Assistance
Attachments: 1. Revised Designation of Applicant's Agent Resolution for Non-State Agencies.pdf
BOARD AGENDA MEMORANDUM


SUBJECT:
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Resolution Designating Authorized Agents for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Applications for Reimbursement Assistance



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RECOMMENDATION:
Recommendation
A. Adopt[LO1] the Resolution DESIGNATION OF APPLICANT'S AGENT RESOLUTION FOR NON-STATE AGENCIES.
B. Designate the positions of Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Administrative Services, and Chief Financial Officer[LO2] as the District's designated authorized agents for purpose of submitting applications for reimbursement assistance to FEMA, provided all legal requirements have been met[LO3].
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SUMMARY:
On February 14, 2017, President Donald J. Trump declared a major disaster making federal disaster aid available to Santa Clara County for the January 2017 Storms. Requests for public assistance must be received by California's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) Public Assistance Division no later than April 11, 2017. In accordance with this Major Disaster Declaration declared by the President, assistance provided from FEMA supplements state and local efforts. The District may[LO4] eligible to seek Federal reimbursement assistance up to 75% of eligible costs and State reimbursement assistance up to 18.75% of eligible costs. The District will be responsible for a local share of 6.25%. In accordance with federal guidelines, the District submitted its damage estimates within 30 days from the date of the federal disaster declaration to California's Office of Emergency Services.

District Expenses (or Potential Costs?

The[LO5] process of obtaining FEMA assistance begins with the preparation of an Initial Damage Estimate (IDE). For the Storm that occurred between January 7-13, the District has identified $9,759,718 in Initial damages as shown in the chart below:

Public Damages Amount__
Debris Clearance $1,051,096
Protective Measures 1,664,531
Water Control Facilities
Levees ...

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