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1 Department of Resources Recycling & Recovery F a r m & R a n c h G r a n t P r o g r a m

2  Funding for cleanup of illegal disposal sites on farm and ranch property  “Farm & Ranch Property”  Active/fallow land  Zoned for Ag Purpose of the Farm & Ranch Grant Program

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4 Eligible Applicants  Resource Conservation Districts  Cities & Counties Local Enforcement Agency Code Enforcement Agency Public Works  Native American tribes Apply on behalf of landowner

5  Unauthorized dumping on a farm or ranch parcel Includes garbage, tires, household waste Does not include rusty farm equipment, falling down buildings  Property owner is not responsible Not owner’s waste or inherited Not from a renter, lessee, friend etc… Site Eligibility

6  Cleanup necessary to protect public health and safety or the environment  Property is zoned, or otherwise authorized, for agricultural activities  Current use/intended future use  Waste can be on the right-of-way next to Ag property, in the creek, ……  Marijuana grow, homeless camp… Site Eligibility continued…

7 Grants  Competitive – sort of  Reimburse/Invoiced Payment  $50,000/ site  $200,000/ applicant/year  No matching funds required  Applications due: February 3

8 Kern County Imperial County

9  Disposal & Recycling  Personnel Costs  Administrative Costs  Re-vegetation  Prevention measures Fencing, gates, signage, k- rail  Public education Example of Eligible Costs

10 Glenn County Colusa County

11 Grant Application Process  Applicant finds a site (or sites) Complaint, request from owner, etc.  Determine site eligibility Site Visit  Obtain contractor bid  Complete online application One or more sites/application  Application reviewed  Grant is awarded/begin project

12 Reimbursement Grants  For sites previously remediated  Same Application form  Must provide “before” photos, plus disposal/recycling receipts  No statute of limitations…

13 Farm & Ranch Grant Program Application available online CalRecycle.ca.gov/LEACentral/GrantsLoans/FarmRanch/ Carla Repucci Farm and Ranch Grant Program (916)


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