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File #: 151715    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/29/2016 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 4/15/2016
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution relative to acceptance and funding of a Clean Fleet Emissions Reduction Initiative Grant.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: AIR POLLUTION, GRANTS
Attachments: 1. Operating Grant Budget Form, 2. Grant Analysis Form
Number
151715

Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
THE CHAIR
Title
Resolution relative to acceptance and funding of a Clean Fleet Emissions Reduction Initiative Grant.

Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Department of Public Works - Operations Division (Fleet Services Section) to accept and fund a Clean Fleet Emissions Reduction Initiative Grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation through the Wisconsin Department of Transportation in the amount of $1,339,255 with a grantor of $1,071,404 and a city share of $267,851. The purpose of this grant is to fund 80% of the marginal cost to equip 20 new refuse packer trucks with compressed natural gas (CNG) engines and fueling equipment.

Body
Whereas, Under CFDA #20.205, the City of Milwaukee appears to be eligible for grant funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation through the Wisconsin Department of Transportation; and

Whereas, The City of Milwaukee has actively promoted the use of compressed natural gas in vehicles; and

Whereas, The City of Milwaukee has been using CNG in refuse packer trucks since 2010; and

Whereas, The operation of this grant from 02/01/16 to 06/30/17 would cost $1,339,255 of which $1,071,404 (80%) would be provided by the grantor and $267,851 (20%) would be provided by the city; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Department of Public Works - Operations Division (Fleet Services Section) shall accept this grant without further approval unless the terms of the grant change as indicated in Section 304-81, of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the City Comptroller is authorized to:

1. Commit funds within the Project/Grant Parent of the 2016 Special Revenue-Grant and Aid Projects the following amount for the project titled: Clean Fleet Emission Reduction Initiative Grant:

Project/Grant GR0001600000
Fund 0150
Org 9990
Program 0001
Budget Year 0000
Sub Class R999
Acco...

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