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Legislation #: 090461 Introduction Date: 5/28/2009
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 6/21/2009
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER CURLS
Title: Approving and adopting the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy required for the United States Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program; and directing the City Manager to submit the strategy together with the City’s application for formula grant funding and to implement the strategy.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/27/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/28/2009 Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
6/4/2009 Be Adopted
6/4/2009 Add to Consent Docket
6/11/2009 Passed

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RESOLUTION NO. 090461

 

Approving and adopting the City of Kansas City, Missouris Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy required for the United States Department of Energys Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program; and directing the City Manager to submit the strategy together with the Citys application for formula grant funding and to implement the strategy.

 

WHEREAS, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) appropriated $3.2 billion for the United States Department of Energys Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) program, 42 U.S.C. 17151 et seq; and

 

WHEREAS, the City, as a unit of local government, is eligible to receive monies from the EECBG program and has been allocated funds estimated in the amount of $4,823,200.00 in formula funding from which to carry out the intents of the program; and

 

WHEREAS, the purpose of the EECBG program is to provide eligible entities the funding to develop projects which reduce fossil fuel emissions created as a result of activities within the jurisdictions of eligible entities; to reduce total energy use; and to improve energy efficiency in the transportation, building, and other appropriate sectors; and

WHEREAS, on May 21, 2009, the Council adopted Resolution No. 090356 approving specific projects for inclusion in the Citys EECBG formula grant application; and

 

WHEREAS, Federal law mandates as a condition of receipt of EECBG formula grant funds that the City submit to the Secretary of the United States Department of Energy (the Secretary) its proposed energy efficiency and conservation strategy for approval; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council wishes to promote energy efficiency and conservation in municipal operations and throughout the City and the greater metropolitan area; and

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouris Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy is based upon the goals, strategies, and measures in the Kansas City, Missouri Climate Protection Plan, unanimously adopted by the City Council via Resolution No. 080754 on July 24, 2008, as well as current energy efficiency and conservation activities by the City and other stakeholders in the greater metropolitan area; and

 


WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouris Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy promotes regional collaboration on energy efficiency and conservation among local governments and other public and private stakeholders throughout the greater metropolitan area; and

 

WHEREAS, subject to the Secretarys approval, Council approval and adoption of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy and its inclusion with the Citys grant application, will enable the City to receive up to 50% of the total EECBG formula grant award as an initial disbursement; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the City Council hereby approves and adopts the City of Kansas City, Missouris Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy, a requirement for the United States Department of Energys EECBG Program.

Section 2. That the City Manager is directed to submit the City of Kansas City, Missouris Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy to the United States Department of Energy together with the Citys application for formula grant funding under the EECBG Program and to implement the strategy.

 

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