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File #: 09-0905    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/30/2009 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/28/2009 Final action: 7/28/2009
Title: Air Quality Management District (AQMD) recommending Chairman be authorized to sign Amendment 1 to Funding Agreement 008-DMV-08/09-BOS with Meeks Bay Fire Protection District (FPD) extending the term through December 31, 2009. FUNDING: AQMD Special Revenue Fund.
Attachments: 1. (A) Meeks Bay Request Ltr, 2. (B) Blue Route & Agreement
Title
Air Quality Management District (AQMD) recommending Chairman be authorized to sign Amendment 1 to Funding Agreement 008-DMV-08/09-BOS with Meeks Bay Fire Protection District (FPD) extending the term through December 31, 2009.

FUNDING: AQMD Special Revenue Fund.
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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost $7,065.89

Funding
Budgeted $7,065.89
New Funding $
Savings $
Other $
Total Funding Available $7,065.89
Change To Net County Cost $0

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost:
There is no fiscal impact. Funds are included in the budget and this amendment does not change the total funding amount.

Background:
On July 1, 2008, the AQMD Board of Directors awarded Funding Agreement No.
008-DMV-08/09-BOS in the amount of $79,037.25 to Meeks Bay FPD to replace an existing old, small and inefficient dump truck with a new, larger and more efficient model. The new truck, purchased in October 2008, significantly reduces diesel fuel consumption, air pollutant emissions and vehicle miles traveled due to its cleaner low emission engine, larger dump-bed capacity to more efficiently haul forest biomass and adequate towing capacity to legally tow track chipper equipment to various job sites, rather then contracting for its transport with a third party. The Funding Agreement expiration date was June 30, 2009, and Meeks Bay FPD was eligible for reimbursement of the cost of the freightliner truck, dump box and associated taxes.

As indicated in the attached letter from Chief John Pang, to date he has been unable to secure the required documentation (GVW sticker) from the vendor to properly register the truck. Therefore, the DMV tax payment estimated at $4,252.88, which was to be covered per the above referenced Funding Agreement, remains outstanding.

Reason for Recommendation:
Approval of this amendment will allow for a reimbursement of the estimated DMV tax expense to Meeks Bay FPD . The total...

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