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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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