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File #: 20-56    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/30/2019 In control: Department of Equipment and Fleet Management
On agenda: 1/22/2020 Final action:
Title: Authorize the (1) acceptance of a grant from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality through the Texas Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program (Contract No. 582-20-11995-VW) to purchase replacement vehicles and equipment to reduce nitrogen oxides emissions in the amount of $67,168 for the period January 22, 2020 through January 21, 2022; (2) establishment of appropriations in an amount not to exceed $67,168 in the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program Fund; (3) receipt and deposit of grant funds in an amount not to exceed $67,168 in the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program Fund; and (4) execution of the grant agreement and all terms, conditions, and documents required by the grant agreement - Not to exceed $67,168 - Financing: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Grant Funds
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Attachments: 1. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Government Performance and Financial Management
AGENDA DATE: January 22, 2020
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): All
DEPARTMENT: Department of Equipment and Fleet Management
EXECUTIVE: Elizabeth Reich
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SUBJECT

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Authorize the (1) acceptance of a grant from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality through the Texas Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program (Contract No. 582-20-11995-VW) to purchase replacement vehicles and equipment to reduce nitrogen oxides emissions in the amount of $67,168 for the period January 22, 2020 through January 21, 2022; (2) establishment of appropriations in an amount not to exceed $67,168 in the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program Fund; (3) receipt and deposit of grant funds in an amount not to exceed $67,168 in the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program Fund; and (4) execution of the grant agreement and all terms, conditions, and documents required by the grant agreement - Not to exceed $67,168 - Financing: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Grant Funds

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BACKGROUND

The Department of Equipment and Fleet Management applied for funding under two separate applications from the Texas Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program. This $67,168 grant award represents the final review and approval for one of the two applications submitted by the City of Dallas and will support the replacement of one sweeper truck in the Department of Public Works.

The City has been notified by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) that its remaining application for $726,654 (11 replacement vehicles) is still under consideration with anticipated award notifications in mid-late 2020. The total combined application funding request was $793,822 for 12 replacement vehicle projects.

The grant funds derive from a settlement agreement in the litigation between the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the State of Calif...

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