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File #: 21-2397   
Type: Miscellaneous Item
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 4/29/2021
Posting Language: Ordinance approving an Advanced Funding Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation, accepting grant reimbursement in the estimated amount not to exceed $216,000.00 from TxDOT for non-construction related expenses and approving payment in the amount not to exceed $1,512.00 to TxDOT for administrative oversight of federal funds. In accepting these funds, the City agrees to Local Government participation in the amount of $54,000.00, constituting a 20% local match for the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Clean Air Educational Outreach Program. Funds are available from the FY 2021 Public Works General Fund and Transportation General Fund budget to fund the required local match and associated administrative oversight costs. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Tomika Monterville, Director, Transportation]
Attachments: 1. Advanced Funding Agreement - Clean Air Outreach, 2. Draft Ordinance, 3. Ordinance 2021-04-29-0290
DEPARTMENT: Transportation


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Tomika Monterville, MSP


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:

Advanced Funding Agreement: Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Clean Air Educational Outreach Program


SUMMARY:

An ordinance approving the execution of an Advanced Funding Agreement between the City of San Antonio and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), accepting grant reimbursement in the estimated amount not to exceed $216,000.00 from TxDOT for non-construction related expenses and authorizing payment in the amount not to exceed $1,512.00 to TxDOT for administrative oversight of federal funds; and, authorizing the appropriation of $30,000.00 in Public Works General Fund and $24,000.00 in Transportation General Fund budget to fund the required local match and associated administrative oversight costs and amending the FY 2021 - FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program with these funds and grant funds in the reimbursable amount of $216,000.00 for the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Clean Air Education Outreach Program.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Project Background
The CMAQ Clean Air Educational Outreach Program was selected for funding through the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (AAMPO) Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to improve air quality by implementing local educational outreach programs related to the benefits of vehicle electrification and gas cap replacement. This agreement will allow the program costs to qualify for federal cost-sharing reimbursement up to the federally approved amount for a Local Government (LG) project. LG projects are managed by the City but receive federal funds administered through TxDOT. The funds paid to TxDOT by the City are for costs associated with oversight for the administration of the federal funds.

The Clean Air Education Outreach Program was launched in June 2019 by City San Antonio staff to improve air quality while pr...

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