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File #: 21-660    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/5/2021 In control: Office of Environmental Quality & Sustainability
On agenda: 4/28/2021 Final action:
Title: Authorize the (1) acceptance of grant funds from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency passed through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) (Contract No. 582-21-22370, CFDA No. 97.091) in an amount not to exceed $581,027.03 to conduct the Whole Air Monitoring Program for the period May 1, 2021 to August 31, 2022; (2) establishment of appropriations in an amount not to exceed $581,027.03 in the TCEQ 21-22 Whole Air Monitoring Program Fund; (3) receipt and deposit of funds in an amount not to exceed $581,027.03 from TCEQ in the TCEQ 21-22 Whole Air Monitoring Program Fund; and (4) execution of the contract and all terms, conditions, and documents required by the agreement - Not to exceed $581,027.03 - Financing: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Grant Funds
Indexes: 100
Attachments: 1. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Quality of Life
AGENDA DATE: April 28, 2021
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): All
DEPARTMENT: Office of Environmental Quality & Sustainability
EXECUTIVE: M. Elizabeth Cedillo-Pereira
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SUBJECT

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Authorize the (1) acceptance of grant funds from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency passed through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) (Contract No. 582-21-22370, CFDA No. 97.091) in an amount not to exceed $581,027.03 to conduct the Whole Air Monitoring Program for the period May 1, 2021 to August 31, 2022; (2) establishment of appropriations in an amount not to exceed $581,027.03 in the TCEQ 21-22 Whole Air Monitoring Program Fund; (3) receipt and deposit of funds in an amount not to exceed $581,027.03 from TCEQ in the TCEQ 21-22 Whole Air Monitoring Program Fund; and (4) execution of the contract and all terms, conditions, and documents required by the agreement - Not to exceed $581,027.03 - Financing: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Grant Funds

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BACKGROUND

Since 1967, the City of Dallas has worked with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and its predecessor agencies, to support clean air monitoring and enforcement of air quality regulations through a set of renewing contracts for services. There are currently three contracts under which TCEQ funds the City's Ambient Air Monitoring Group to monitor local air quality and also purchase and maintain necessary equipment.

This action addresses Contract No. 582-21-22370 which ensures the monitoring of biological contaminates that could be associated with a bioterrorist attack on Dallas County. The TCEQ supports the Department of Homeland Security National Whole Air Monitoring Network which began in February 2003 in Texas. The TCEQ in turn, contracts with the City to operate the Whole Air Monitoring Network of whole air samplers at various locations throughout Dallas County. Authorizati...

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