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Emission Reduction Projects and Purchases

AB2766 Motor Vehicle Emission Reduction Grants

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Local

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Monterey Bay Air Resources District (MBARD)

Deadline Date:

07/16/21 4:00 PM Receipt

Description:

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Grants to California public agencies in eligible counties for projects and purchases that promote vehicle emission reduction. Funding is available for traffic signal coordination, zero-emission vehicles, roundabout construction, planning, enforcement, monitoring, and technical studies. Projects must be implemented in Monterey, San Benito, or Santa Cruz Counties.

AB2766 FY 2021-22 will contain two major programs: the Clean Air Management Program (CAM) for fixed asset projects that yield direct motor vehicle emission reduction and the Clean Vehicle Program (CVP) to incentivize the purchase of light duty electric vehicles within MBARD jurisdiction. To be eligible, a project must reduce, or enable the reduction of motor vehicle ozone precursor pollutants and particulate matter (10 microns in diameter or less).

Clean Air Management Program: Eligible projects must be fixed assets that will yield quantifiable motor vehicle emission reductions. Typical fixed asset projects include roundabout design/construction and adaptive traffic control systems. The Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) component will offer incentives for the purchase or lease of medium to heavy-duty electric vehicles for public agency and private fleets.

Clean Vehicle Program will be comprised of:

  • The Monterey Bay Clean Light-Duty EV Incentive Program will offer incentives for the purchase or lease of new and used alternative fuel vehicles. The incentive program will only be offered to residents of Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties.
  • The Light-Duty EV Voucher Replacement Incentive Program for Public Agencies will be used for the purchase or lease of new and used light-duty electric vehicles.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 143977

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$1,200,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

- The current maximum award for an eligible Clean Air Management project is $400,000.
- The EV replacement incentive program is limited to one (1) vehicle per agency with a recommended cap of $10K. Certified used vehicles may be purchased with a funding cap of $7500.

Term of Contract:

All eligible projects with the exception of the MBARD EVIP must be completed within the two-year grant project term period. A one-time extension of the grant project term may be authorized at the discretion of the MBARD Board.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be authorized officials of public agencies and implement the project within one or more of the following counties: Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz.

Apart from the ACT component of the CAM Program, only public agencies may apply and receive CAM funds.

Pre-Application Information:

FY2021-22 AB2766 Timetable:
- All applications due to the MBARD office: July 16, 2021. Applications must be received before 4:00PM.
- Staff posts list of all eligible applicants for FY2021-22 funding on the MBARD Website: July 23, 2021
- Staff completes scoring and ranking of eligible FY2021-22 applications: August 6, 2021
- Staff grant award recommendations presented at the September 2021 Board meeting. Selected projects are - announced by the Board: September 15, 2021

Local match funding shall be required on all public agency electric vehicle incentive program projects. Vouchers will be limited to only one per applicant.

AB2766 grants are reimbursement grants.

Applicants may submit applications for more than one project,

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Application submission must be submitted electronically.

Alan Romero:
aromero@mbard.org
831.718.8030

Monterey Bay Air Resources District
24580 Silver Cloud Court
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 647-9411 | Fax: (831) 647-8501

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