The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) offers the Local Government Waste Tire Enforcement Grant Program pursuant to Section 42889(b)(4) of the Public Resources Code. The purpose of the grant is to provide sufficient, stable, and non-competitive funding to California jurisdictions for the enforcement of waste tire permitting, hauling and storage laws.
Eligible applicants: city, county, or city and county that work closely with a managing entity to implement and oversee the program. (See Managing Entity section of the application guidelines and instructions for the definition.)
New applicants are those cities or counties that did not receive a TEA grant award for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020–21 (TEA28 cycle). New applicants must meet the following requirements at the time of application:• Counties must have 50 or more active businesses in their jurisdictions with Tire Program Identification (TPID) numbers.• Cities must have 100 or more active businesses in their jurisdictions with TPID numbers.
New applicants that are under the jurisdiction of an existing TEA grantee that are also applying for a TEA grant may apply for this grant only if the new applicant:• Meets the eligibility requirements of this program.• Notifies the existing grantee and CalRecycle in advance of its intent to apply.• Meets with the existing grantee and CalRecycle.• Demonstrates that complementary services are needed in its jurisdiction(s).
Reapplying grantees are applicants that received a grant award in FY 2020–21 (TEA28 cycle). Reapplying grantees must meet the following TPID number requirements:• Counties must have 50 or more active1 businesses in their jurisdictions with TPID numbers. • Cities must have 100 or more active1 businesses in their jurisdictions with TPID numbers.
>Administration >Inspections >Enforcement and Surveillance Activities Field patrol and small waste tire pile cleanup >Education of waste tire generators >Staff Training >Transportation >Indirect Costs
Available Funds• $ 6,050,000 is available for this grant cycle, fiscal year 2021-2022 subject to funding availability.• Applicants may request the maximum award amount allowed for their qualifying populations. The maximum award for any applicant is: $300,000 for applicants with qualifying populations of 1 to 900,000. $450,000 for applicants with qualifying populations of 900,001 to 2,000,000. $600,000 for applicants with qualifying populations of 2,000,001 or more.
- Public Agency
The city, county, or city and county is eligible to apply for a TEA grant if it satisfactorily performed in accordance with its TEA27 Grant Agreement, including, but not limited to, the Terms and Conditions, Procedures and Requirements, Inspection Priority Work Plan, and Budget.
Open to cities, counties, or a city and county within California.
Matching Funding Requirement:
No match is required.
How to Apply
State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.
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