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File #: 21-318    Version: 1
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 4/12/2021 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 5/3/2021 Final action: 5/3/2021
Title: Adopt Resolution No. 2021-30 authorizing an application for funds for the Environmental Cleanup, Tier 1 Grant Program under the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) Environmental Cleanup Program
Attachments: 1. Att#1 Resolution 2021-30, 2. Att#2 Location Map
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION

SUBMITTED TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

SUBMITTED BY: Oliver Chi, City Manager

PREPARED BY: Sean Crumby, Director of Public Works

Subject:
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Adopt Resolution No. 2021-30 authorizing an application for funds for the Environmental Cleanup, Tier 1 Grant Program under the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) Environmental Cleanup Program
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Statement of Issue:
Each year, the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) offers grant funding opportunities aimed at reducing transportation generated pollution that can impact local waterways like Huntington Harbour, Bolsa Chica Wetlands, and the ocean. This Council action requests authorization to apply for grant funding under the OCTA Measure M2 Environmental Cleanup Program, Tier 1, to purchase and install a Trash Trap unit manufactured by StormTrap.

Financial Impact:
The City is requesting up to $500,000 from OCTA to fund the purchase and installation of a Trash Trap unit. The City will be responsible for 20% in local matching funds to be provided as a cash contribution. The projected estimate for is $900,000, and staff will return to the City Council at a future meeting with a request for appropriation of funds.

Recommended Action:
recommendation
Adopt Resolution No. 2021-30, "A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Huntington Beach Authorizing an Application for Funds for the Environmental Cleanup, Tier 1 Grant Program Under Orange County Transportation Ordinance No. 3 for the Huntington Beach Trash Removal Project, Phase 1."
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Alternative Action(s):
Do not adopt the Resolution and direct staff accordingly.

Analysis:
The OCTA Measure M2 Environmental Cleanup Program (ECP), Tier 1, is designed to mitigate the more visible forms of pollution, such as litter and debris, which collects on the roadways and in the catch basins prior to being deposited in waterways and the ocean. The program enables eligible jurisdictions to purchas...

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