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File #: DC-1401    Version:
Type: Consent Action Status: Passed
File created: 8/29/2022 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/18/2022 Final action: 10/18/2022
Enactment date: 10/18/2022 Resolution #: 22-441
Title: Authorization For Expansion Of Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure At County Service Centers And Maintenance Facility And Amend 2022 Fleet Capital Equipment Program Budget
Sponsors: Parks, Facilities, and Fleet Management
Attachments: 1. Electric Vehicles Charging Station Cost Analysis
DEPARTMENT: Parks, Facilities, and Fleet Management
FILE TYPE: Consent Action

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Authorization For Expansion Of Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure At County Service Centers And Maintenance Facility And Amend 2022 Fleet Capital Equipment Program Budget
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WHEREAS, Dakota County's programs, policies, and practices reflect a commitment to energy and environmental stewardship as a cornerstone of healthy and vibrant communities in alignment with the County's vision, mission, and goals; and

WHEREAS, Dakota County continues to invest in energy conservation measures that reduce its reliance on fossil fuels (e.g., geothermal) and support production of energy from non-fossil fuel-based sources (e.g., hydro and solar) consistent with the adopted County Energy Conservation and Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy (Resolution No. 22-068; February 22, 2022); and

WHEREAS, the Dakota County Board of Commissioners supports County efforts to reduce energy consumption by County facilities, vehicles, and equipment when such efforts result in reduced consumption of fossil fuels and reduction in greenhouse gases; and

WHEREAS, adopting a strategy of electrifying the County's fleet when a business case and life cycle cost analysis justifies investment in Hybrid, Battery Electric (BEV) and Plug In Electric Vehicles (PHEV) is consistent with the County's broader Energy Conservation and Green House Gas Reduction Strategy; and

WHEREAS, Electric Vehicle Charging infrastructure is necessary to support the County's ability to transition it's fleet to an electrified platform.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Dakota County Board of Commissioners hereby affirms and formally adopts a strategy of investing in Fleet Electrification under the following conditions:

* Identify and invest in electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure to support transition to fleet electrification, using external revenues where available to offset some or all initial in...

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