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<br />THE CITY OF <br />-~ <br />...-.,~.... . <br />~ _..', II.. II .;:i;; I <br /> <br />pLEASANTONc <br /> <br />4H <br /> <br />City Council <br />Staff Report <br /> <br />January 3. 2006 <br />Department of Public Works <br /> <br />SUBJECT: <br /> <br />RESOLUTION APPROVING A GRANT APPLICATION FOR THE <br />USE OF RUBBERIZED ASPHALT ON VINEYARD AVENUE FROM <br />THE CALIFORNIA INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT <br />BOARD, ..SENA TE BILL (SB) 1346, GRANT PROGRAM" <br /> <br />STAFF RECOMMENDATION: <br /> <br />Staff recommends that the City Council adopt the attached Resolution, <br />authorizing the Director of Public Works to submit an application for grant <br />funding to the Califomia Integrated Waste Board for the use of recycled tire <br />products (rubberized asphalt "SB 1346"). <br /> <br />SUMMARY: <br /> <br />The City of Pleasanton is currently preparing a grant application for funding <br />under Senate Bill 1346, W'hich provides for grant funding that diverts W'aste <br />tires from landfilL The program promotes markets for recycled content tire <br />products. The Targeted Rubberized Asphalt (TRA) Concrete Incentive <br />Grant Program provides assistance to local govemments to fund rubberized <br />asphalt concrete (RAC) projectso Funding for these projects is based on the <br />amount of rubberized material used. Grant funding ranges from $6.250 to <br />$50,000 ~ith a minimum use of2,500 tons of rubberized asphalt concreteo <br /> <br />Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council: <br /> <br />BACKGROUND <br /> <br />The resurfacing of Vineyard Avenue, from Bemal Avenue to Clara Lane. is proposed as part of <br />the Vineyard Avenue improvementso This ~ork is planned for the summer of 2006. In an effort <br />to augment funding for the use of rubberized asphalt. the City is proposing to apply for grant <br />funding made available through the Califomia Integrated Waste Management Board. For large- <br />scale high~ay projects, the cost of rubberized asphalt has been reported to be roughly 30 to 40 <br />percent higher than conventional asphalt 0 Based on the limited volume of material to be used for <br /> <br />SR:06:007 <br />Page 1 of 2 <br />