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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM 05

Meeting Date: February 12, 2002

Subject/Title: Approve a resolution authorizing the City Manager or his designee to execute all necessary documents for the purposes of securing 2002/03 Used Oil Grant funds. 

Submitted by: Paul Zolfarelli, Public Works Director and Jon Carlson, Solid Waste Manager

Approved by: John Stevenson, City Manager


RECOMMENDATION
Approve a resolution authorizing the City Manager or his designee to execute all necessary applications, contracts, payment requests, agreements and amendments hereto for the purposes of securing 2002/03 Used Oil Grant funds in the amount of $11,530 and to implement and carry out the purposes specified in the grant application.

PREVIOUS ACTION
The current Used Oil Block Grant program has been a source of funding for the City’s participation in the regional Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) free drop-off program operated at the Delta Diablo Sanitation District (DDSD) every Saturday from 9am-1pm. Cities and counties receive annual block grants based on population. The City of Brentwood has participated in previous cycles. Our current annual funding allocation is $11,530. In the last several years, we have received funding in excess of $24,300. This grant funding is earmarked for only the used oil recycling portions of our expenditures, not for the paint, batteries, pesticides, etc. The Solid Waste Enterprise funds those non-used oil expenses.

BACKGROUND
The people of the State of California have enacted the California Oil Recycling Enhancement Act that provides funds to cities and counties for establishing and maintaining local used oil collection programs that encourage recycling or appropriate disposal of used oil. The California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB) offers grants to local governments to implement local used oil collection programs.

In order to take advantage of this Block Grant funding, we are required to file an annual application prior to March 28, 2002 and submit a resolution of approval to the execution of an agreement with the State of California. The resolution is attached and presented to the City Council for approval. If approved, staff will submit the resolution and follow through with an executed Agreement in order to secure these funds.

FISCAL IMPACT 
Should the City choose not to apply for the Grant and maintain its current level of participation in the regional hazardous waste drop-off program, the fiscal impact would be at least $5,000/year to cover direct operational costs and upwards to $5,000/year for non-operational expenses such as public education, used oil containers, etc. Alternate funding sources might include the SW Enterprise Fund or NPDES funds.

Attachment(s)
· Resolution


RESOLUTION NO.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER OR HIS DESIGNEE TO EXECUTE ALL NECESSARY APPLICATIONS, CONTRACTS, PAYMENT REQUESTS, AGREEMENTS AND AMENDMENTS HERETO FOR THE PURPOSES OF SECURING 2002/03 USED OIL GRANT FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $11,530 AND TO IMPLEMENT AND CARRY OUT THE PURPOSES SPECIFIED IN THE GRANT APPLICATION.

WHEREAS, the people of the State of California have enacted the California Oil Recycling Enhancement Act that provides funds to cities and counties for establishing and maintaining local used oil collection programs that encourage recycling or appropriate disposal of used oil; and

WHEREAS, the California Integrated Waste Management Board has been delegated the responsibility for the administration of the program within the state, setting up necessary procedures governing application by cities and counties under the program; and

WHEREAS, the applicant will enter into an agreement with the State of California for implementation of a used oil collection program;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Brentwood authorizes the submittal of an application to the California Integrated Waste Management Board for a 2002/03 Used Oil Recycling Block Grant. The City Manager or his designee is hereby authorized and empowered to execute in the name of the City of Brentwood all necessary applications, contracts, payment requests, agreements and amendments hereto for the purposes of securing grant funds and to implement and carry out the purposes specified in the grant application. 

PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood at a regular meeting held February 12, 2002 by the following vote:

AYES: 
NOES: 
ABSENT: 

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Michael A. McPoland, Sr.
Mayor


ATTEST:



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Karen Diaz, CMC
City Clerk

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