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UST Trust Fund

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UST Trust Fund

    4/12/02

    STATE WATER RESOURCES CONTROL BOARD

    BOARD MEETING DIVISION OF CLEAN WATER PROGRAMS

    MAY 16, 2002

    ITEM 15

SUBJECT

CONSIDERATION OF A PROPOSED RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    TO ACCEPT GRANTS FROM THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY,

    REGION 9, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK TRUST FUND

DISCUSSION

    The United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9 (USEPA), is offering up to $1,000,000 to the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) from the Underground Storage Tank (UST) Trust Fund over the next three (3) years beginning in Federal Fiscal Year 2003. The major activities include:

    1. Participate in the annual CUPA/UST Conference that is attended by public agencies, UST

    owners/operators, and industry;

    2. Oversee compliance monitoring and enforcement activities at the local agency level;

    3. Provide various UST training courses such as Health and Safety, UST Installation, UST Removal, Leak

    Detection, Corrosion Protection, and Enforcement.

POLICY ISSUE

    Should the State Water Board authorize the Executive Director, or her designee, to accept the UST grants and any subsequent amendments or fund augmentations, from USEPA?

FISCAL IMPACT

    An amount not to exceed $1,000,000 in Federal UST grant funds will be made available over the next three (3) years. There is a 25 percent state match requirement that will be funded out of the Unified Program Account.

RWQCB IMPACT

None

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

    That the State Water Board adopt the proposed resolution authorizing the Executive Director, or her designee, to accept the UST grants and any subsequent amendments or fund augmentations, from USEPA.

    DRAFT

    4/12/02

    STATE WATER RESOURCES CONTROL BOARD

    RESOLUTION NO. 2002-___

    AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT FUNDS FROM THE

    UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, REGION 9

    UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS PROGRAM

WHEREAS:

    1. The United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9 (USEPA) is offering the State Water

    Resources Control Board (State Water Board) up to $1,000,000 over the next three (3) federal fiscal

    years (FFY) beginning in FFY 2003 to fund activities in the UST Program;

2. The UST grant will augment the State UST Program; and

    3. The State Water Board will enter into annual cooperative agreements with USEPA to receive the federal

    funds.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT:

    The State Water Board authorizes the Executive Director, or her designee, to accept the UST grants and any amendments thereto for carryover or uncommitted funds.

    CERTIFICATION

    The undersigned, Clerk to the Board, does hereby certify that the foregoing is a full, true, and correct copy of a resolution duly and regularly adopted at a meeting of the State Water Board held on May 16, 2002.

    ___________________________________

    Maureen Marché

    Clerk to the Board

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