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File #: 23-158    Version: 1 Name: Authorization to Submit Applications for USDOT SS4A Grant
Type: Presentation Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 8/30/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 9/12/2022 Final action:
Title: CC - CONSENT ITEM: Authorization to Submit an Application for the US Department of Transportation Safe Streets for All Grant Program
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CC - CONSENT ITEM: Authorization to Submit an Application for the US Department of Transportation Safe Streets for All Grant Program

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Meeting Date: September 12, 2022

Contact Person/Dept: Diana Chang/Transportation Department & Andrew Maximous/Public Works Department

Phone Number: (310) 253-6566 & (310) 253-5628

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Attachments: Yes [] No [X]

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X]

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (09/07/2022)

Department Approval: Rolando Cruz, Chief Transportation Officer (08/31/2022). Yanni Demitri, Public Works Director (08/31/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council authorize staff to submit an application for the US Department of Transportation Safe Streets for All Grant Program.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

Grant Application Authority

Per the City's Administrative Procedures for Grant Submission and Management, Article VI, City staff are required to retain authorization to submit grant applications on behalf of the City. The Transportation and Public Works Departments apply for multiple grants for programs, on both a formula and competitive basis, as they are identified throughout the year. Grants provided by federal, State of California, and regional entities are all considered and utilized based on grant funding program objectives, department needs, and administrative capacity. Prior to submission of all grant applications, staff will secure written approval from the Chief Financial Officer and the City Manager.




Safe Streets for All (SS4A) Grant Program

The 2021 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law established the Safe Streets for All (SS4A) grant program, a new competitive funding opportunity with over $5 billion in appropriated funds over 5 years. The program funds regional, local, and Tribal initiatives through gran...

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