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File #: 18-0502    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/20/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/24/2018 Final action: 4/24/2018
Title: The El Dorado County Air Quality Management District recommending the Board, acting as the Air Quality Management District Board of Directors, adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 070-2018 authorizing the acceptance of funding from the California Air Resources Board to implement the Community Air Protection Program. Estimated revenue for Fiscal Year 2018/19 is expected to be $30,565. FUNDING: Funding authorized by Assembly Bill 109 from the California Air Resources Board.
Attachments: 1. A - AB617 Resolution - 4/24/18, 2. B - CARB AB617 Grant Agreement - 4/24/18, 3. C - Tentative AB617 Funding Amounts - 4/24/18, 4. D - Bill Text AB-617 - 4/24/18, 5. Executed Resolution 070-2018
Related files: 22-1241
Title
The El Dorado County Air Quality Management District recommending the Board, acting as the Air Quality Management District Board of Directors, adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 070-2018 authorizing the acceptance of funding from the California Air Resources Board to implement the Community Air Protection Program. Estimated revenue for Fiscal Year 2018/19 is expected to be $30,565.

FUNDING: Funding authorized by Assembly Bill 109 from the California Air Resources Board.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
The El Dorado County Air Quality Management District (District) recommending the Board, acting as the Air Quality Management Board of Directors, adopt Resolution 070-2018 authorizing Air Pollution Control Officer (APCO) to:
1) Execute grant agreement G17-CAPP-8 accepting initial funding from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) in the estimated amount of $30,565 for the implementation of Assembly Bill 617 (AB617), subject to approval of County Counsel and Risk Management;
2) Execute any future grant or funding agreements with CARB and other necessary actions to receive additional funding to support the implementation of AB617 through the statutory term of the program; and
3) Implement and expend the funds in accordance with agreement G17-CAPP-8, AB617 and CARB requirements.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
AB 617 established the Community Air Protection Program (CAPP). CAPP is an element of the State’s Cap and Trade program. It is intended to comprehensively address emission impacts in local communities. The bill requires identification of communities that might be disproportionately impacted by emissions, development of Community Emission Reduction Plans, and deployment of emission monitoring to track the impact of implementing the plans.

During the first program year the California Air Resources Board will select approximately 10 of the highest priority locations in the State for the deployment of community air monitoring systems. Additio...

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