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File #: 22-261    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/13/2022 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 9/20/2022 Final action:
Title: Grant Project Ordinance for FY21-22 Orange County Community Climate Action Grant Funding PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Town Council to adopt the Project Ordinance authorizing the Town Manager to accept two grants from the FY21-22 Orange County Community Climate Action Grant Fund and enter into agreements with Orange County for grant administration.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - FY21-22 OC Community Climate Action Grant Project Ordinance
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Grant Project Ordinance for FY21-22 Orange County Community Climate Action Grant Funding
PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Town Council to adopt the Project Ordinance authorizing the Town Manager to accept two grants from the FY21-22 Orange County Community Climate Action Grant Fund and enter into agreements with Orange County for grant administration.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning Department, Finance Department

CONTACT INFORMATION: Laura Janway, Environmental Sustainability Coordinator, ljanway@townofcarrboro.org, (919) 918-7326; Patricia McGuire, Planning Director, pmcguire@townofcarrboro.org, (919) 918-7327; Arche McAdoo, Finance Director, amcadoo@carrboronc.gov, (919) 918-7300

INFORMATION: During the FY21-22 round of funding, the Town of Carrboro submitted two applications to the Orange County Community Climate Action Grant Program. Orange County awarded $40,567.50 to the Town for the installation of a green roof and a photovoltaic (PV) solar array on the west roof of the 203 South Greensboro Street Project and $3,765 for a part-time staff member to monitor food waste collection at the Carrboro Farmers' Market for one year.

Food Waste Collection Program
Orange County Solid Waste Management has been providing free food waste collection on Saturdays at the Carrboro Farmers' Market since 2016. Participants can bring all food scraps for collection, including those which are not recommended for backyard compost. The organic waste is collected weekly by Brooks Contractors, a local commercial composting company.

The food waste collection program requires a monitor who sets up the collection station, changes out full bins, counts patrons, helps avoid bin contamination, and provides guidance to program participants. Orange County Community Climate Action Grant funding will be used to pay a part-time employee to perform these duties for one year. This program helps the Town fulfill Community Climate Action Plan ...

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