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File #: 22-1591    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/15/2022 In control: Office of Environmental Quality & Sustainability
On agenda: 8/10/2022 Final action:
Title: Authorize the (1) acceptance of a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) (Contract No. 582-23-40028, CFDA Nos. 66.034 and 66.605) in the amount of $96,707.48 to operate the ambient air monitoring station in Rockwall County and air quality monitoring of the Particulate Matter (PM) 2.5 network, for the period September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023; (2) receipt and deposit of funds in an amount not to exceed $96,707.48 in the TCEQ 22-23 Rockwall and PM 2.5 Monitoring Program Fund; (3) establishment of appropriations in an amount not to exceed $96,707.48 in the TCEQ 22-23 Rockwall and PM 2.5 Air Monitoring Program Fund; and (4) execution of the contract and all terms, conditions, and documents required by the agreement - Not to exceed $96,707.48 - Financing: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Grant Funds
Indexes: 100
Attachments: 1. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Environmental & Sustainability
AGENDA DATE: August 10, 2022
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): All
DEPARTMENT: Office of Environmental Quality & Sustainability
EXECUTIVE: M. Elizabeth Cedillo-Pereira
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Authorize the (1) acceptance of a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) (Contract No. 582-23-40028, CFDA Nos. 66.034 and 66.605) in the amount of $96,707.48 to operate the ambient air monitoring station in Rockwall County and air quality monitoring of the Particulate Matter (PM) 2.5 network, for the period September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023; (2) receipt and deposit of funds in an amount not to exceed $96,707.48 in the TCEQ 22-23 Rockwall and PM 2.5 Monitoring Program Fund; (3) establishment of appropriations in an amount not to exceed $96,707.48 in the TCEQ 22-23 Rockwall and PM 2.5 Air Monitoring Program Fund; and (4) execution of the contract and all terms, conditions, and documents required by the agreement - Not to exceed $96,707.48 - Financing: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Grant Funds

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BACKGROUND

Since 1967, the City of Dallas has worked with the 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 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. 582-23-40028 for monitoring of PM 2.5 and Rockwall Ambient Air Monitoring. The City's Air Specialists collect sample specimens from six PM samplers in Dallas County as well as the Continuous Air Monitoring Station (CAMS) in Rockwall County which monitors for ozone and meteorological data. This program is of importance because of the serious health effects associated wi...

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