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File #: O-476-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/30/2021 In control: Public Utilities Department
On agenda: 9/15/2021 Final action: 9/15/2021
Title: Authorizing the mayor to execute and enter into grant agreements with the United States Environmental Protection Agency and, as necessary, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency; authorizing the mayor to accept and deposit grant proceeds into the Operation Grant Fund in an amount not to exceed $1,347,358 from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, and an amount not to exceed $558,754 from the United States Environmental Protection Agency; authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of said funds; authorizing the mayor to accept bids and award contracts for the purchase of supplies, equipment, vehicles, and other necessary items to carry out the terms of these grants; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Bullet Points, 2. Audio: Agenda Review 9/7/2021
Label
DPU091521STATEAIRGRANT2022
Environmental Services
Karen Granata (x3952)
Revised

Title
Authorizing the mayor to execute and enter into grant agreements with the United States Environmental Protection Agency and, as necessary, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency; authorizing the mayor to accept and deposit grant proceeds into the Operation Grant Fund in an amount not to exceed $1,347,358 from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, and an amount not to exceed $558,754 from the United States Environmental Protection Agency; authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of said funds; authorizing the mayor to accept bids and award contracts for the purchase of supplies, equipment, vehicles, and other necessary items to carry out the terms of these grants; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) has awarded to the Division of Environmental Services a grant in the amount of $1,347,358 and the United States Environmental Protection Agency has awarded an OEPA pass-through grant to the Division of Environmental Services in the amount of $558,754 to continue through September 30, 2023. These grant funds are used to cover certain operational expenses for the Air Permitting and Monitoring Section of the Division of Environmental Services. A local match of $156,700 per year is required per the terms of this grant agreement that will be included in the 2022 and 2023 budget ordinances. The General Fund will be utilized to fund this match.

The fiscal impact of this ordinance is as follows:
- The amount of funds requested: none
- The expenditure budget line item: 2016-38000-6G2022SSTDSTD; 2016-38000- 6G2022VSTDSTD & 2016-38000-6G2022PSTDSTD
- New revenue generated (operational revenue, grants, if any): $1,906,112
- Revenue budget line item (if any): 2016-38000-6G2022SSTDSTD; 2016-38000- 6G2022VSTDSTD & 2016-38000-6G2022PSTDSTD
- Are funds budgeted in the current fiscal year (yes/no)?: none
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