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File #: 22-0079    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/6/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/19/2022 Final action: 1/19/2022
Title: Resolution authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Department of Water Resources for the Urban and Multibenefit Drought Relief Grant Program.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Exhibit 1 - Resolution No. 2022-008, 3. Exhibit 2 - Urban and Multibenefit Drought Relief Grant Application
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL AND
CORONA UTILITY AUTHORITY ACTION

DATE: 01/19/2022

TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members
Honorable President and Board Members

FROM: Utilities Department

SUBJECT:
Title
Resolution authorizing the submittal of a grant application to the Department of Water Resources for the Urban and Multibenefit Drought Relief Grant Program.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
Staff is proposing to submit a funding application in the amount of $4 million to the California Natural Resources Agency Department of Water Resources to complete the upgrade and installation of Advanced Metering Infrastructure throughout the City. The proposed grant funding will partially offset the cost of the currently budgeted Advanced Metering Infrastructure Meter Replacement Project No. 76340.

RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommended action
That the:

a. City Council adopt Resolution No. 2022-008 authorizing the submittal of an application for the Department of Water Resources 2021 Urban and Multibenefit Drought Relief Grant Program.

b. City Council designate the City Manager, or his designee, to receive and spend Urban and Multibenefit Drought Relief Grant funds in accordance with all applicable program guidelines and state and federal laws.

c. City Council authorize the City Manager, or his designee, to act as agent with legal authority to enter into the grant agreement, conduct all negotiations, execute and submit all documents including, but not limited to, applications, agreements, payment requests, and any other grant required correspondence which may be necessary to obtain grant funds or complete the grant program that are consistent with or in furtherance of the City Council's actions hereunder.

d. City Council authorize the Finance Director, or her designee, to prepare and process any budgetary adjustments to receive and record Urban and Multibenefit Drought Relief Grant funds.

e. Corona Utility Authority review, ratify, and to the extent necessary, direct...

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