BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA
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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE: A) COUNTY OF SAN MATEO TO APPLY FOR AND ACCEPT ALL AVAILABLE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY FUNDS AS THE LEAD CERTIFIED UNIFIED PROGRAM AGENCY FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STATE-MANDATED ELECTRONIC REPORTING REQUIREMENTS EFFECTIVE MARCH 15, 2011 THROUGH MARCH 14, 2016; AND B) CHIEF OF THE HEALTH SYSTEM, OR DESIGNEE, TO EXECUTE ALL NECESSARY APPLICATIONS, AGREEMENTS, AMENDMENTS, PAYMENT REQUESTS, AND ALL DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO SECURE FUNDS TO IMPLEMENT THE APPROVED PROJECTS AND CARRY OUT THE PURPOSES SPECIFIED IN THE APPLICATION
EFFECTIVE THROUGH MARCH 14, 2016
RESOLVED, by the Board of Supervisors of the County of San Mateo, State of California, that
WHEREAS, in 1995 the State designated Environmental Health as the Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) for the Hazardous Materials Business Plan, Hazardous Materials Management Plan/Hazardous Materials Inventory Statement, Hazardous Waste Generator/Tiered Permitting, Underground Storage Tank, Aboveground Storage Tank, and California Accidental Release programs for all of the incorporated and unincorporated areas within the County; and
WHEREAS, the CUPA is vital in ensuring that hazardous and damaging materials and waste do not pose a threat to public health or the environment; and
WHEREAS, the governor signed AB 2286 which requires all regulated business under the CUPA program to electronically submit information currently filed by paper by January 1, 2013; and
WHEREAS, The new electronic reporting requirements imposed by California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) require Environmental Health software upgrades and enhancements, additional hardware needs, and training for staff and the regulated community; and
WHEREAS, The available grant funds derived from State surcharges are being made available to CUPAs statewide for initial start up costs associated with meeting the electronic reporting requirements; and
WHEREAS, Grantees are generally given a two to three-week turnaround to submit fully executed documents; and
WHEREAS, to meet this timeline, authorization it is requested that the Chief of the Health System or designee be authorized to approve all necessary documents including agreements, amendments, payment requests, and all documents necessary for the purpose of securing grant funds, implementing the approved projects and carrying out the purposes specified in the grant applications submitted; and
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY DETERMINED AND ORDERED that the
County of San Mateo is authorized to apply for and accept all available Cal/EPA funds as the lead Certified Unified Program Agency for the implementation of the State-mandated electronic reporting requirements effective March 15, 2011 through March 14, 2016.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chief of the Health System or designee is authorized to execute all necessary applications, agreements, amendments, payment requests, and all documents necessary to secure funds to implement the approved projects and carry out the purposes specified in the applications effective through March 14, 2016.
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