Staff Report/Resolution – Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants Program.

STAFF REPORT

AGENDA ITEM: Resolution Approving Authorized Staff Signatories to the Awarded Grant CBG-09-093 Under the ARRA – Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants Program.

MEETING DATE: February 15, 2011

PREPARED BY: Nanda Gottiparthy, City Engineer

REVIEWED BY: Victoria Lewis, Acting City Manager

RECOMMENDATION:

Staff recommends adoption of Resolution No. 2011- authorizing the Acting City Manager and/or Senior Accountant to execute all documents required by the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission (Energy Commission) for participation in the EECBG Grants Program, and any amendments thereto.

BACKGROUND:

On July 9, 2010, the City of Livingston was awarded Grant CBG-09-093 in the amount of $77, 464.00 to replace motors at the existing water wells in the City. On February 2, 2010, the City of Livingston approved that the City Manager be authorized to execute any and all documents or instruments necessary to participate in the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants (EECBG) Program, and any amendments thereto.

DISCUSSION:

Due to the recent City staffing changes, an amendment is presented to have the Acting City Manager and/or Senior Accountant be authorized to execute any and all documents or instruments necessary to participate in the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants (EECBG) Program, and any amendments thereto.

FISCAL IMPACT:
None.

ATTACHMENTS:

1. Resolution No. 2011-

RESOLUTION NO. 2011-A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LIVINGTON APPROVING AUTHORIZED SIGNATORIES FOR THE AWARDED GRANT CBG-09-093 UNDER THE ARRA — ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS

WHEREAS, on February 2, 2010, the City of Livingston approved that the City Manager be authorized to execute any and all documents or instruments necessary to participate in the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants (EECBG) Program, and any amendments thereto; and

WHEREAS, in response to City staffing changes, an amendment is presented to have the Acting City Manager and/or Senior Accountant be authorized to execute any and all documents or instruments necessary to participate in the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants (EECBG) program, and any amendments thereto.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Acting City Manager and/or Senior Accountant be authorized to execute all documents required by the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission (Energy Commission) for participation in the EECBG Grant Program, and any amendments thereto.

Passed and adopted this 15`1′ day of February, 2011, by the following vote:

AYES:

NOES:

ABSENT:

Rodrigo Espinoza, Mayor
of the City of Livingston

ATTEST:

I, hereby certify that the foregoing resolution was regularly introduced, passed and adopted at a regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Livingston this 15"’ day of February, 2011.

Antonio Silva, City Clerk

of the City of Livingston

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