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  Agenda Item # 17.       
Board of Directors Meeting
Meeting Date: 12/06/2017  
Title:    Recommendations from the RRC Regarding the FY 2018-2019 Solid Waste Pass-Through Grants
Presented by: Georgia Zannaras

Consider and act upon the recommendation from the Resource Recovery Committee (RRC) regarding the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) FY 2018-2019 Solid Waste Pass-Through Grants in the amount of $317,146. - Georgia Zannaras
AACOG has received funds from TCEQ or its predecessors since 1991. The Solid Waste Pass-Through Grants Program started in 1996. All local governments in the AACOG region are eligible to compete for funds for a number of solid waste management categories. Funds for the program come from the State landfill tipping fee.
The RRC received 20 applications from local governments requesting $539,070.19. The TCEQ Biennium Grant to AACOG had a total of $317,146 available for pass-through grants to eligible entities for solid waste projects. The RRC met on November 1, 2017 to review and discuss grant applications with applicants. Recommendations for funding were based on the projects support of goals as stated in the AACOG Regional Solid Waste Plan. The attachment lists the funding recommendations for TCEQ FY 2018 & 2019 biennium grant. Should additional funds become available later, the remaining unfunded projects are eligible for funding during the biennium.
This item does not require a budget amendment. (non-financial impact)
The Resource Recovery Committee recommends approval of the FY 2018-2019 Solid Waste Pass-Through Grants as listed.
FY 2018 & 2019 Funded Grants

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