News Release: FEMA Allocates Additional $3.9 Million in Grant Funding for Colorado Springs Acquisitions
The Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) received notification from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) an increase in funding allocations in the amount of $3,918,651. This funding is for the City of Colorado Spring’s landslide property acquisitions program.
The approved federal funding for the Colorado Springs landslide acquisition program now totals $10,136,732 under two Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) authorizations. The allocated funding must follow the approved Scope of Work and Budget Revision approved by FEMA.
The two federal funding sources have specific periods of performance. The period of performance for HMGP DR-4229-6R currently ends on July 16, 2019. The period of performance for HMGP DR-4145 ends March 31, 2020. All expenses and property acquisitions must be completed before these performance period dates. All of the funding sources are grants reimbursed to the City of Colorado Springs once documentation is provided to DHSEM showing the city followed the federal grant guidelines.
View the news release.