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File #: AM No. 21-144   
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 8/10/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/5/2021 Final action: 10/5/2021
Title: Approval of a Pollution Prevention Assistance Partnership Interagency Agreement with the Department of Ecology
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo, 2. Attachment A: Interagency Agreement and Statement of Work
TO: Members of the City Council
FROM: Mayor Angela Birney
DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR CONTACT(S):
Public Works
Dave Juarez
425-556-2733

DEPARTMENT STAFF:
Public Works
Aaron Moldver

Environmental Programs Supervisor
Public Works
Tally Young
Program Administrator


TITLE:
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Approval of a Pollution Prevention Assistance Partnership Interagency Agreement with the Department of Ecology


OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
The City has applied for and negotiated the attached two-year Interagency Agreement between the City of Redmond and the Department of Ecology (ECY) for $257,710.57 to fully fund a Pollution Prevention Assistance (PPA) Specialist as part of the Pollution Prevention Assistance Partnership. This position is included in the current budget but is contingent upon receiving funding from Ecology. The agreement will continue the partnership with ECY to provide pollution prevention, local business inspections, and technical assistance to local businesses in the City...
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? Additional Background Information/Description of Proposal Attached


REQUESTED ACTION:

? Receive Information ? Provide Direction ? Approve


REQUEST RATIONALE:

* Relevant Plans/Policies:
Utilities Strategic Plan and Community Strategic Plan
* Required:
N/A
* Council Request:
N/A
* Other Key Facts:
The City has participated in a partnership with the Department of Ecology (ECY) since 2011. The partnership has provided the City over 1.2 million dollars to provide outreach to businesses on hazardous materials handling. ECY started the Local Source Control Partnership (now PPA) in 2007. The PPA program is part of the Puget Sound Partnership, a state initiative dedicated to tackling three issues critical to Puget Sound recovery: stormwater, habitat, and shellfish. This State funding enables jurisdictions to hire PPA Specialists to provide one-on-one technical assistance to small businesses to manage their business waste properly. This approach saves money for small businesses while protecting the s...

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