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File #: 21-0186    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/28/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/23/2021 Final action: 2/23/2021
Title: Air Quality Management District (AQMD) recommending the Board, acting as the AQMD Board of Directors: 1) Award AB 2766 2020-21 funding to the Placerville Police Department (PPD) for a vehicle replacement project ($36,800); and 2) Authorize the Air Pollution Control Officer (APCO) to execute a project funding agreement with PPD, pending approval of County Counsel and Risk Management. FUNDING: California Department of Motor Vehicles AB 2766 Subvention Funds.
Attachments: 1. A - AB 2766 Request for Proposals, 2. B - PPD Application, 3. C - City of Placerville Proposal Evaluation
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Air Quality Management District (AQMD) recommending the Board, acting as the AQMD Board of Directors:
1) Award AB 2766 2020-21 funding to the Placerville Police Department (PPD) for a vehicle replacement project ($36,800); and
2) Authorize the Air Pollution Control Officer (APCO) to execute a project funding agreement with PPD, pending approval of County Counsel and Risk Management.

FUNDING: California Department of Motor Vehicles AB 2766 Subvention Funds.
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DISCUSSION/BACKGROUND:
El Dorado County is nonattainment for the federal ozone standard. Motor vehicle emissions are the primary contributor to ozone. In 1990, AB 2766 authorized air districts to assess motor vehicle registration fees to reduce motor vehicle emissions and implement the California Clean Air Act. On 12/11/90, the Board of Directors adopted Resolution #90-488 that set the fee at $2.00 per registered vehicle. On 6/14/01, the Board of Directors adopted Resolution #01-21 thereby increasing the fee from $2.00 to $4.00 per registered vehicle.

On 11/7/19, AQMD released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for projects to be implemented during calendar years 2020 and 2021. Four proposals were submitted. The proposals were evaluated for eligibility, cost effectiveness and preferred project type in accordance with the ranking criteria established by the Board. All proposed projects were determined to be eligible.

On 3/10/20, the Board awarded funding for the four projects. Approximately $250,000 remained available for other projects during the calendar year 2020-21 period. The Board directed AQMD to issue another RFP to solicit additional motor vehicle emission reduction projects.

On 7/24/20, AQMD released an RFP. One proposal was submitted. That proposal was submitted by PPD and is for the replacement of a gasoline vehicle with an electric vehicle. The proposal was evaluated and determined to be eligible. The amount requested is $36,800. The 20% of awarded funding match amount to ...

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