City of Albuquerque
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File #: R-20-55   
Type: Resolution Status: In Council - Consent Agenda
File created: 5/18/2020 In control: City Council
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Approving And Authorizing The Filing Of A Grant Application For A Fine Particulate Matter Air Monitoring Grant With The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency And Providing An Appropriation To The Environmental Health Department In Fiscal Year 2020 (Jones, by request)
Attachments: 1. R-55

CITY of ALBUQUERQUE

TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL

 

 

COUNCIL BILL NO.          R-20-55               ENACTMENT NO.   ________________________

 

SPONSORED BY:                     Trudy E. Jones, by request

 

 

RESOLUTION

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Approving And Authorizing The Filing Of A Grant Application For A Fine Particulate Matter Air Monitoring Grant With The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency And Providing An Appropriation To The Environmental Health Department In Fiscal Year 2020 (Jones, by request)

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                     WHEREAS, the Environmental Health Department has a performance measure that it will protect and enhance the air quality for current and future generations and thereby protect public health, economic well-being and aesthetic values for the community (Bernalillo County); and

                     WHEREAS, the operation of the Air Quality Programs of the Environmental Health Department provides the technical means of accomplishing these goals; and

                     WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque is desirous of applying for these federal funds for which no City funds are required for FY 2020; and

WHEREAS, Congress has provided the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with special funding to address special projects designed to enhance public health by reducing air pollution.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:

                     Section 1. That the attached application for the Fine Particulate Matter Air Monitoring Grant in the amount of $303,992 for the period of April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2022, is hereby approved and its submission and filing with the appropriate official or office of the Environmental Protection Agency is in all respects approved.

                     Section 2. That in the event that the grant is awarded, federal funds from the Environmental Protection Agency in the amount of $303,992 is hereby appropriated to the Environmental Health Department for the Air Pollution Control Programs in the Operating Grants Fund, Fund 265, for Fiscal Year 2020.