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File #: 21-1035    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 8/17/2021 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 9/28/2021 Final action: 9/28/2021
Title: Action on a Resolution Authorizing the Submittal of Grant Applications for the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) Rubberized Pavement Grant Program and Authorizing the City Manager, Assistant City Manager, and Director of Public Works, each individually, to Execute All Grant Documents Necessary to Secure Grant Funds and Implement Approved Grant Projects for Five Years
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. Resolution No. 21-9005
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Action on a Resolution Authorizing the Submittal of Grant Applications for the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) Rubberized Pavement Grant Program and Authorizing the City Manager, Assistant City Manager, and Director of Public Works, each individually, to Execute All Grant Documents Necessary to Secure Grant Funds and Implement Approved Grant Projects for Five Years

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COUNCIL PILLAR
Deliver and Enhance High-Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure

BACKGROUND
The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) administers a Rubberized Pavement Grant Program to promote recycled-content surfacing products derived from waste tires generated in California. This helps to decrease the adverse environmental impacts created by unlawful disposal of stockpiling waste tires and provides an opportunity to divert waste tires from the landfill.

Rubberized Asphalt Concrete (RAC) is a road paving material that has been used in California since the 1970s. It is made by blending ground tire rubber with asphalt binder, which is then mixed with conventional aggregate materials. Although there are benefits to using RAC, its use can become constrained due to the higher cost over conventional asphalt products. CalRecycle created the Rubberized Pavement Grant Program to encourage the use of RAC by first-time or limited users by subsidizing payments for the increased cost of materials over conventional materials for hot mix asphalt paving and chip seal projects.

The CalRecycle Rubberized Pavement Grant Program (Grant Program) has been in existence since FY 2011/12 and typically releases solicitations for projects each year. While the specific requirements and amounts available for the Grant Program change with each solicitation, based upon the most recent grant cycle, the reimbursement rates range from $4 to $20 per ton for rubberized asphalt concrete, and $0.50 to $1 per square yar...

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