Grant Award: National Criminal History Improvement Program A $179,000 grant was awarded to Pierce County as an intergovernmental agreement between Washington State Department of Information Services (DIS) and Pierce County. DIS agreed to provide National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) funds, via a federal indirect grant, to Pierce County as part of the NCHIP and the Criminal Justice Information Act of 1984. These funds were used to automate court orders.
Grant Award: EECBG Energy Efficient Storage Upgrade The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) IT award is a sub-recipient of Pierce County's total award of $4,376,400. With this funding, Pierce County staff improved the energy efficiency of the county's ten-year-old disk storage technology.