California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Tire Grants

Notice of Funds Available: Local Government Waste Tire Cleanup (TCU) Grant Program (FY 2016-17)

The application period for fiscal year (FY) 2016-17 is now closed.

The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) has allocated $1,800,000 for the Local Government Waste Tire Cleanup Grant Program in fiscal year (FY) 2016–17. Public Resource Code Section 42889(b)(5) authorizes CalRecycle to expend funds from the California Tire Recycling Management Fund to pay for the cost of cleanup, abatement, or other remedial actions related to the disposal of California waste tires.

Awards

Note: "TCU" followed by a number is the cycle code for the Local Government Waste Tire Cleanup Grant Program.

Criteria

Approval of Criteria, November 17, 2015

Eligibility

Applicants

  • California jurisdictions including cities, counties, special districts, other political subdivisions and jurisdictions joined together by formal agreements, as well as Qualifying California Indian tribes are eligible.
  • Grants will not be awarded to two agencies within the same jurisdiction (example: City of Sacramento Public Works Department and City of Sacramento Health Department).

Joint Applicants

  • Cities or counties may submit a regional application with authorization from other cities and/or counties participating in the regional application.
    • A regional lead jurisdiction must be designated to act on behalf of all participating jurisdictions. If a jurisdiction is a participant in a regional application, it may not apply individually or as part of another regional application.

Eligible Costs

Eligible costs include, but are not limited to:

  • Project costs not to exceed $8.00 per tire. Applications with a cost of more than $8.00 per tire will be disqualified;
  • The cost of collecting and loading waste tires into transporting vehicles for waste tire cleanup projects;
  • The cost of transporting waste tires by a waste tire hauler, registered or exempted by CalRecycle, to a permitted, excluded or exempted waste tire storage facility or other authorized solid waste tire facility;
  • The cost of transporting waste tires for a specific end-use to a CalRecycle approved end-use facility. The waste tires must be transported by a CalRecycle approved waste tire hauler to a CalRecycle approved end-use facility;
  • The cost for disposing of waste tires at a CalRecycle permitted, excluded or exempted waste tire storage facility or disposal site;
  • The reasonable cost for labor and materials (not to exceed 5 percent of project costs reimbursed by CalRecycle) of fencing, gates, signs, and other methods to secure the property where the illegal dumping has occurred; and
  • Any salaries and benefits for personnel directly involved in waste tire cleanup project activities. 

Funding

  • $1,800,000 available for FY 2016–17.

  • $100,000/single jurisdiction applicant and $250,000/regional applicant maximum available per grant award.
Timeline and Cycle Details
Dates Activity and Details

February 5, 2016

Question and Answer Period and Due Date
  • Questions may be submitted from application release date to this date.
  • Questions regarding the application and its requirements must be submitted in writing via email: Jill.Hayashida@CalRecycle.ca.gov.
  • Questions and answers (Q&A) will be posted periodically during the Q&A period.
  • It is the applicant's responsibility to check the Q&A web page regularly to ensure that they are aware of all program details.
March 3, 2016 Application Due Date

If you are unable to access GMS or need assistance you may send an email to grantassistance@calrecycle.ca.gov or call Danielle Abila.

April 5, 2016

Secondary Due Date - Resolution and Environmentally Preferable Purchasing and Practices (EPPP) Policy

  • If the resolution is not submitted with the application: The approved resolution must be uploaded in GMS by this date.
  • If the applicant does not have an EPPP Policy at the time of application: An EPPP Policy must be adopted and notification must be uploaded in GMS by this date.
June 2016 Grants Awarded
CalRecycle considers funding recommendations, and if approved, conditionally awards grants in this month (tentative).
September 28, 2018 Grant Term Ends
Grantee may incur costs from after the issuance of the Notice to Proceed to this date.
September 28, 2018 Deadline for: Final Report and Final Payment Request

Grant Administration Documents

Terms and Conditions Revised

Notice: Submission of an application constitutes an acknowledgment that you have read these Terms and Conditions and understood and agreed that they will be part of the Grant Agreement upon an award of any grant funds.

The text of these Terms and Conditions may not be altered, changed or revised in any way, except in writing by mutual agreement of the parties pursuant to the Amendment provision herein.  In the event of any dispute regarding the content of these Terms and Conditions, the original document contained in the grant cycle file located at the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 will control. These Terms and Conditions are applicable only to the specified cycle and/or Fiscal Year of the particular grant program specified.

If you require assistance in obtaining access to this document, please use the contact information at the bottom of this page.

Procedures and Requirements Revised

Notice: These Procedures and Requirements are in draft form. Upon issuance of Grant Agreement, these Procedures and Requirements shall become final.

The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the Procedures and Requirements prior to issuance of the Grant Agreement. Any such changes will be non-negotiable. In the event that any changes are made to the Procedures and Requirements, all Grantees will be notified as to what specific changes have been made.

Once the Grant Agreement has been issued and the Procedures and Requirements have become final, the text of the incorporated Procedures and Requirements may not be altered, changed or revised in any way, except in writing by mutual agreement of the parties pursuant to the Amendment provision contained in the Terms and Conditions. In the event of any dispute regarding the content of the incorporated Procedures and Requirements, the original document contained in the grant cycle file located at the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 will control. These Procedures and Requirements are applicable only to the specific cycle and/or Fiscal Year of the particular grant program specified.

If you require assistance in obtaining access to this document, please use the contact information at the bottom of this page.

Local Government Waste Tire Cleanup Grant Program Homepage

Last updated: August 16, 2016
Tire Recycling, Cleanup, and Enforcement Grants, http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Tires/Grants/
Contact: (916) 341-5062 Grants@calrecycle.ca.gov