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File #: 15-1241    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/14/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/10/2015 Final action: 11/10/2015
Title: Acting as the Board of Directors of the El Dorado County Air Quality Management District, Air Quality Management District (AQMD) recommending the Board of Supervisor's consider the following: 1) Authorize the Air Pollution Control Officer, or designee, to sign and submit the Application to receive Subvention Funding to the California Air Resources Board for Fiscal Year 2015/16 to provide funding for air pollution control programs to the El Dorado County AQMD; and 2) Accept funding estimated and included in the Fiscal Year 2015/16 budget at $96,252 (depending on other air pollution control district participation but not estimated to exceed $120,000). FUNDING: California Air Resources Board. (No Federal Funding)
Attachments: 1. A - Subvention Application 11-10-15
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Acting as the Board of Directors of the El Dorado County Air Quality Management District, Air Quality Management District (AQMD) recommending the Board of Supervisor's consider the following:
1) Authorize the Air Pollution Control Officer, or designee, to sign and submit the Application to receive Subvention Funding to the California Air Resources Board for Fiscal Year 2015/16 to provide funding for air pollution control programs to the El Dorado County AQMD; and
2) Accept funding estimated and included in the Fiscal Year 2015/16 budget at $96,252 (depending on other air pollution control district participation but not estimated to exceed $120,000).
FUNDING: California Air Resources Board. (No Federal Funding)
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
This request implements the Board’s revenue requirement in the Air Quality Management District's (AQMD) adopted Fiscal Year (FY) 2015/16 budget by authorizing the submittal of the application for continued subvention funding. These funds are appropriated in the State of California Budget Act of 2015 and are distributed to local air districts in accordance with formulas established by the Health and Safety Code. This year’s annual fund award process mirrors that used in previous fiscal years, FY 2013/14 and FY 2014/15.

If approved, the completed FY 2015/16 Application for Subvention Funds form (Attachment A), designed to identify the total budget for AQMD’s air pollution control program including a detailed breakdown by funding source, will be submitted to the California Air Resources Board prior to November 16, 2015. Funds will be utilized for District operations and the chimney smoke reduction incentive program.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The State Budget Act of 2015 contains an appropriation of $10,111,000 for subvention to local air pollution control districts. California Health and Safety Code 39810 requires $500,000 of the amount appropriated by the State budget be reserved for subvention to rural air pollut...

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