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File #: 15-19099    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/1/2022 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 1/23/2023 Final action: 1/23/2023
Title: 2022 Urban Area Security Initiative Grant Acceptance


2022 Urban Area Security Initiative Grant Acceptance




Authorize the Charlotte Area Homeland Security Director (Charlotte Fire Chief) to accept a grant for $3,040,000 from the United States Department of Homeland Security for the 2022 Urban Area Security Initiative Grant Program.



Staff Resource(s):

Reginald Johnson, Fire

Jerry Winkles, Fire

Robert Graham, Fire



§                     The 2022 Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) Grant Program allowed eligible applicants to apply for funding to aid in the prevention, protection, response, and recovery from terrorist attacks.

§                     The total amount of the grant awarded to the Charlotte UASI was $3,800,000

§                     The North Carolina Division of Emergency Management is eligible to retain up to 20 percent of the funds under the program guidelines. As such, the Division has elected to retain the full $760,000 for the management and administration of the grant program.

§                     The city has been awarded the remaining $3,040,000.

§                     The focus of these funds will be on the following National Priority Areas:

-                     Combatting Domestic Violence Extremism

-                     Protecting Soft Targets/Crowded Places

-                     Enhancing Community Preparedness

-                     Cybersecurity

-                     Election Security

§                     In developing a regional approach, as mandated by the grant guidelines, the following 10 counties were included as part of a regional implementation concept: Cabarrus, Catawba, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Lancaster, Mecklenburg, Stanly, Union, and York.

§                     There are no city matching funds required for this grant.


Fiscal Note

Funding:  2022 Urban Area Security Initiative Grant