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schoolbus -- schoolbus--Save the date: November 30, 2011 Call to discuss proposed Lower-Emission School Bus Program (LESBP) Revisions with Agenda

Posted: 17 Nov 2011 09:00:53
ARB staff invites you to participate in a working group meeting
via phone to discuss proposed revisions of the 2008 LESBP
Guidelines.   Topics of discussion will be:  Incorporation of
recently chaptered Assembly Bills 462 and 470 into the 2008 LESBP
Guidelines; clarification of tracking and reporting requirements
of earned interest; clarification of the cost-caps for school bus
replacements, retrofits, natural gas tank replacements, and
fueling dispensers; emission criteria for Calendar Year 2012
replacement contracts; and correction of School Bus Program
Advisory 08-001.  The meeting agenda is attached.

The conference call will begin at 10:00 am, Wednesday, November
30, 2011.

To participate, please use the following toll-free number and
passcode:

Call-in Number: 	(800) 619-9084
Passcode:		28359


If you have any questions regarding this meeting, please contact
Janet Page at jpage@arb.ca.gov or at (916) 324-1988.

Background:   Proposition 1B, which was approved by the voters in
2006, enacts the Highway Safety, Traffic Reduction, Air Quality,
and Port Security Bond Act of 2006. This bond act authorizes $200
million for replacing and retrofitting school buses through the
Lower-Emission School Bus Program. Funds shall be available upon
appropriation by the Legislature for the Lower-Emission School
Bus Program.  The goal of the Lower-Emission School Bus Program
is to provide cleaner, safer transportation for children in
California.

For more information about the Lower-Emission School Bus Program,
please go to:
http://www.arb.ca.gov/bonds/schoolbus/schoolbus.htm


Agenda

Proposed Revisions of the 2008 LESBP Guidelines

November 30, 2011

10:00  12:00

Participation via phone only

Call-in Number: (800) 619-9084
Passcode:	 28359

1.  Introductions and Announcements

2.  Overview  open discussion will occur following each topic 

3.  Recently Chaptered Assembly Bills 462 and 470

4.  Clarification of tracking and reporting requirements of
earned interest

5.  Clarification of the cost-caps for 
o school bus replacements 
o retrofits 
o natural gas tank replacements 
o fueling dispensers 

6.  Engine emission criteria for Calendar Year 2012 replacement
contracts

7.  Correction of School Bus Program Advisory 08-001

8.  Adjournment

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