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File #: 21-1909    Version: 2 Name: 12/6/21 Resolution to Accept Grant Funds from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy and Appropriate to the Solid Waste Fund to reimburse the purchase of an Electric Refuse Truck
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/6/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/6/2021 Final action: 12/6/2021
Enactment date: 12/6/2021 Enactment #: R-21-433
Title: Resolution to Accept Grant Funds from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy and Appropriate to the Fleet Fund to reimburse the purchase of an Electric Refuse Truck ($465,602). (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. Grant Award Letter - City of Ann Arbor.pdf
Title
Resolution to Accept Grant Funds from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy and Appropriate to the Fleet Fund to reimburse the purchase of an Electric Refuse Truck ($465,602). (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and consideration is a resolution to accept and appropriate grant funding from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) to support heavy fleet electrification through the purchase of an Electric Refuse Truck. The City of Ann Arbor has had a Green Fleets policy for over 2 decades, to continually lessen the environmental impact of the City fleet. Recently, with updates to this policy and the adoption of A2ZERO, increased focus has been placed on the electrification of City fleet. Significant progress has been made in the electrification of the light fleet, and the electrification of refuse trucks represent the first major electrification step of the heavy fleet.

The grant received by the City of Ann Arbor is part of the Fuel Transformation Program through EGLE. The grant partially funds the replacement of certain diesel equipment to reduce harmful emissions these vehicles create. This funding covers 70% of the total project cost and comes from the Volkswagen settlement from violations of the Clean Air Act.

This is the second of two grants that were pursued to support heavy fleet electrification in 2021.These grants were secured by the Office of Sustainability and Innovations, in partnership with Facilities and Public Works. Proceeds from this grant will be used towards the purchase of a second all electric refuse truck, which action is also on this evening's Council agenda.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: These funds will be used to reimburse the Fleet Fund for the project costs associated with the purchase of a second all electric Peterbilt 520 EV refuse truck in FY22.
Staff
Prepared by: Missy Stults, Sustainability and Innovations Manager
Reviewed by: Matthew Kulhanek, Fleet &...

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