Supervisors FAGAN AND ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE SOLID WASTE DEPARTMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL ATTRIBUTE ADVISORS TO FACILITATE SALE OF CARBON CREDITS FOR 2017 THROUGH 2020
WHEREAS, the Solid Waste Department has documented landfill gas production since 2007 and sold carbon credits since 2011 through the Chicago Climate Exchange; and
WHREAS, the Solid Waste Director estimates that landfill carbon credit potential at 33,000 credits for 2017-18 and estimates for 2019-20 are yet to be determined; and
WHEREAS, the Solid Waste Director and Committees on Public Works and Finance recommend contracting with Environmental Attribute Advisors to seek carbon credits for Fulton County; now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a contract between the Solid Waste Department and Environmental Attribute Advisors, of New York City, NY, to seek carbon credits for the landfill methane gas flare operation and future gas project activities as follows:
- Environmental Attribute Advisors to receive a commission of 10 percent of any determined amount of carbon credits produced in years 2017 through 2020.
said contract subject to the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further
RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Solid Waste Director, Environmental Attribute Advisors, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.
Seconded by Supervisor PERRY and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 19 Nays: 0 Absent: 1 (Supervisor Handy)
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