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File #: 18-0684    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/19/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/8/2018 Final action: 5/8/2018
Title: El Dorado County Air Quality Management District (District) recommending the Board, acting as the Air Quality Management District Board of Directors, authorize the Chair to: 1) Execute Amendment II of Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) Contract 14C0003, providing an additional $20,000 in funding for the District’s Chimney Smoke Reduction Incentive Program for residents removing or replacing non-EPA certified wood-burning devices in the Tahoe Basin and extending the performance period through June 30, 2020, or upon the depletion of TRPA funds; and 2) Implement and expend the funds in accordance with the Chimney Smoke Reduction Incentive Program. FUNDING: Funding from the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency.
Attachments: 1. A - TRPA 14C00031 - Amend II - 5/08/18, 2. Executed Agrement Amendment II of TRPA Contract 14C0003
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El Dorado County Air Quality Management District (District) recommending the Board, acting as the Air Quality Management District Board of Directors, authorize the Chair to:
1) Execute Amendment II of Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) Contract 14C0003, providing an additional $20,000 in funding for the District’s Chimney Smoke Reduction Incentive Program for residents removing or replacing non-EPA certified wood-burning devices in the Tahoe Basin and extending the performance period through June 30, 2020, or upon the depletion of TRPA funds; and
2) Implement and expend the funds in accordance with the Chimney Smoke Reduction Incentive Program.

FUNDING: Funding from the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
The El Dorado County Air Quality Management District (“District”) recommending the Board, acting as the Air Quality Management District Board of Directors, authorize the Chair to:
1) Execute Amendment II of Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (“TRPA”) Contract 14C0003, providing an additional $20,000 in funding for the District’s Chimney Smoke Reduction Incentive Program for residents removing or replacing non-EPA certified wood-burning devices in the Tahoe Basin and extending the performance period through June 30, 2020, or upon the depletion of TRPA funds; and
2) Implement and expend the funds in accordance with the Chimney Smoke Reduction Incentive Program.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On April 29, 2014, the Board approved and authorized the Chair to sign contract 14C0003 with TRPA in the amount of $53,770 to augment the District’s Chimney Smoke Reduction Incentive Program by $300 for residents in the Tahoe Basin who are removing or replacing non-EPA certified wood-burning devices through March 1, 2017. On August 2, 2016 the Board approved and authorized the Chair to sign contract Amendment I, increasing the amount of compensation to the District by $35,000 to continue the augmentation of the Chimney Smoke Reduction Incentive P...

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