Leon Valley
TX

Resolution
17-030R

Discuss and Consider Possible Action on a Resolution Authorizing the Application and Acceptance of an Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) Grant for the 2018-19 Regional Solid Waste Grant Program.

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Department:Public WorksSponsors:
Category:Grant

Item Discussion

PURPOSE

 

This purpose of this item is to consider authorizing for the filing of grant applications with the Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) for the 2018-2019 Regional Solid Waste Grant Program.    

 

The 2018-2019 Regional Solid Waste Grant Program is administered by AACOG.  AACOG is receiving grant applications and the attached Resolution authorizes the City Manager to apply for grant funding.

 

The City of Leon Valley is applying for grant funds to purchase recycling stations for our Parks, and two covert cameras, laptop and equipment to combat illegal dumping within the City of Leon Valley. The applications are consistent with AACOG’s goal to provide for recovery of material resources by emphasizing reuse, reduction, waste minimization and recycling.  If the City of Leon Valley is selected for grant funding, these funds will be utilized to purchase the equipment.

 

SEE LEON VALLEY

 

Social Equity - This project adds to the general quality of life for all citizens.

 

Environmental Stewardship -These projects will assist with increasing recycling, and decreasing any illegal dumping that could occur within the City. 

 

Economic Development - N/A 

 

FISCAL IMPACT

 

The total grant amount for both grants is $43,370.99 and the City would provide a 10% match, or $4,337.  Funds for the match will come from the Public Works Department General Fund, and Police Department General Fund. 

 

STRATEGIC GOALS

 

#5 Environmental Sustainability - The project will support environmental efforts by increasing recycling.  The project will also assist in decreasing illegal dumping of hazardous wastes into the environment.  

 

Document Comments

RECOMMENDATION

 

Recommend approval of the Resolution. 

 

Body

AUTHORIZING THE APPLICATION AND ACCEPTANCE UPON AWARD OF AN ALAMO AREA COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS (AACOG) GRANT FOR THE 2018-19 REGIONAL SOLID WASTE GRANTS PROGRAM.

 

WHEREAS, AACOG is directed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

(TCEQ) to administer solid waste grant funds for implementation the AACOG’s adopted

regional solid waste management plan; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to purchase recycling stations for the City of Leon Valley parks, and two covert cameras, laptop and equipment to further implement the city’s solid waste management plan; and

 

WHEREAS, it is also necessary for the City of Leon Valley to apply for said grant to purchase the materials to combat illegal dumping and provide for recovery of material resources by emphasizing reuse, reduction, waste minimization and recycling; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council desires to authorize the application and acceptance upon award of an Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) Grant for the 2018-19 Regional Solid Waste Grants Program;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY CITY OF LEON VALLEY IN LEON

VALLEY, TEXAS;

 

SECTION 1.              The application and acceptance upon award of an Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) Grant for the 2018-19 Regional Solid Waste Grants Program is hereby authorized.

 

SECTION 2.              Any financial allocations, reallocations and/or budget adjustments related to the termination of the Leon Valley Economic Development Corporation and the reconciliation of its finances are hereby approved. The Director of Finance, may, subject to concurrence by the City Manager or the City Manager's designee, correct allocations, reallocations and adjustments to specific accounts as necessary to carry out the purpose of this Resolution.

 

SECTION 3.              This Resolution shall become effective immediately upon passage by four (4) or more affirmative votes of the entire City Council; otherwise, said effective date shall be ten (10) days from the date of passage hereof.

 

 

 

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