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File #: 10-0179    Version: 1 Name: CM - Energy Efficiency Grant
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 1/28/2010 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/16/2010 Final action: 2/16/2010
Title: Recommendation to adopt resolution in support of, and authorize City Manager to execute documents, accepting grant funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) under the Energy Efficiency Community Block Grant Program (EECBG); Increase appropriations in the General Capital Projects Fund (CP 201) in the Department of Public Works (PW), in the amount of $3,838,473, representing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Energy Efficiency Community Block Grant (EECBG) funds that have been awarded for the Municipal Energy Efficiency Building Retrofit project; and Allocate to the Development Services Fund (SR 137) in the Department of Development Services (DS) the amount of $559,027, representing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Energy Efficiency Community Block Grant (EECBG) funds that have been awarded for the Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate project. (Citywide)
Sponsors: City Manager
Indexes: Grant
Attachments: 1. 021610-R-20sr&att.pdf, 2. RES-10-0019.pdf
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Recommendation to adopt resolution in support of, and authorize City Manager to execute documents, accepting grant funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) under the Energy Efficiency Community Block Grant Program (EECBG);

Increase appropriations in the General Capital Projects Fund (CP 201) in the Department of Public Works (PW), in the amount of $3,838,473, representing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Energy Efficiency Community Block Grant (EECBG) funds that have been awarded for the Municipal Energy Efficiency Building Retrofit project; and

Allocate to the Development Services Fund (SR 137) in the Department of Development Services (DS) the amount of $559,027, representing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Energy Efficiency Community Block Grant (EECBG) funds that have been awarded for the Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate project. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION

On June 22, 2009, the City of Long Beach submitted an application for the Energy Efficiency Community Block Grant Program (EECBG), which was provided through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009 (ARRA). The City of Long Beach was eligible for $4,397,500 through the EECBG Program.

The purpose of the EECBG Program is to create and implement strategies to reduce the total energy use of the eligible entities, improve energy efficiency in the building sector, the transportation sector, and other appropriate sectors and reduce fossil fuel emissions in a manner that is environmentally sustainable.

The City submitted the EECBG application to fund two programs: 1) Municipal Energy Efficiency Retrofit Program ($3,838,473) and, 2) Energy Efficiency Residential Rebate Program ($559,027), both of which were eligible uses for funding under the EECBG Program.

The Municipal Energy Efficiency Retrofit Program, which will fund energy efficient lighting, sensors and HV AC equipment at City facilities, is a partnership between the Office of ...

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