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File #: 22-1592    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) first amendment to the contract with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for the Whole Air Monitoring Program (Contract No. 582-21-22370, CFDA No. 97.091) to accept additional grant funds in an amount not to exceed $425,924.25 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency passed through the TCEQ, to continue the Whole Air Monitoring Program for the period September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023; (2) receipt and deposit of funds in an amount not to exceed $425,924.25 in the TCEQ 22-23 Whole Air Monitoring Program Fund; (3) establishment of appropriations in an amount not to exceed $425,924.25 in the TCEQ 22-23 Whole Air Monitoring Program Fund; and (4) execution of the contract and all terms, conditions, and documents required by the agreement - Not to exceed $425,924.25, from $581,027.03 to $1,006,951.28 - 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) first amendment to the contract with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for the Whole Air Monitoring Program (Contract No. 582-21-22370, CFDA No. 97.091) to accept additional grant funds in an amount not to exceed $425,924.25 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency passed through the TCEQ, to continue the Whole Air Monitoring Program for the period September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023; (2) receipt and deposit of funds in an amount not to exceed $425,924.25 in the TCEQ 22-23 Whole Air Monitoring Program Fund; (3) establishment of appropriations in an amount not to exceed $425,924.25 in the TCEQ 22-23 Whole Air Monitoring Program Fund; and (4) execution of the contract and all terms, conditions, and documents required by the agreement - Not to exceed $425,924.25, from $581,027.03 to $1,006,951.28 - 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 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 A...

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