Off-Road Equipment

Historical Documents of Incentives for the Purchase of Low-Polluting Construction Equipment for Public Agencies

This page last reviewed May 06, 2010

With the passage of the Transportation and Air Quality Bond on November 7, 2006, significant funding was made available for the replacement and retrofit of high polluting school buses.  In accordance with the 2006-2007 Budget Bill AB 1801, Chapter 47, Statutes of 2006, $25 million originally allocated for the replacement of older school buses was redirected as grants to public agencies to purchase low-polluting construction equipment.  The documents on this page are those that were used in the solicitation and selection of projects awarded these grants funds and are provided here for reference only.

Document Title
Applicant Workshop Questions and Answers(Word - 76K) Questions and Answers discussed at the Applicant Workshop.  Document includes answers to questions answered outside of the worskhop.
Applicant Workshop Agenda (Word - 27K) $25 million for the purchase of low-emission construction equipment for public agencies conference call agenda. February 5, 2007 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Conference Call Number: (888) 913-9966. Participant Code: 46441
Request for Projects

Attachment 1 - Project Application (Word - 81K)

Attachment 2 - Cost Effectiveness Calculations (Word - 406K)

Electronic Cost-Effectiveness Calculation Worksheets
(Excel - 33K)

Attachment 3 - Sample Grant Provisions 
ARB has released the Request for Projects, application, and cost effectiveness calculations for $25 Million for the purchase of low emission construction equipment for public agencies. Applications are due by close of business March 2, 2007. An applicant workshop will be held February 5, 2007 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Air Resources Board facility in Sacramento. Applicants may choose to attend via conference call. Details on the applicant workshop can be found on page 7 of the RFP.
Board Presentation Report to the Board on December 7, 2006
Workshop Presentation Workshop Presentation on the Proposed Concepts on the Expenditure of $25 Million for the Purchase of Low Emission Construction Equipment for Public Agencies

The webcast may be accessed at
Proposed Concepts - For historical purposes only, for up-to-date information, see the Request for Projects above. Proposed Concepts for Expenditure of $25 Million for the Purchase of Low Emission Construction Equipment for Public Agencies
Workshop Notice Public Workshop to Discuss the Allocation of $25 Million to Public Agencies for the Replacement, Repower, and Retrofit of Construction Equipment

Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program
Off-Road Equipment (In-Use) Control Measure