California Financing Coordinating Committee Funding Fair

The State Water Resources Control Board, along with six partner agencies, will host a free California Financing Coordinating Committee (CFCC) Funding Fair Tuesday, August 23, in Alhambra.

The CFCC Funding Fair is an excellent opportunity for public works and local government representatives to obtain information on funding currently available for infrastructure projects. Project categories include, but are not limited to: drinking water; wastewater; water quality; water supply; water conservation; water use efficiency; energy efficiency; and flood management. Some of the participating agencies also fund other types of infrastructure projects, such as streets and highways, emergency response vehicles, solid waste and community facilities.

The fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, 900 South Fremont Avenue, Alhambra, 91803.

The CFCC was formed in 1998 and is made up of seven funding members: The State Water BoardCalifornia Department of Water ResourcesCalifornia Department of Housing and Community DevelopmentU.S. Department of Agriculture Rural DevelopmentU.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of ReclamationCalifornia Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank; and CalRecycle.

CFCC members facilitate and expedite the completion of various types of infrastructure projects by helping customers combine the resources of different agencies. Since 2000, CFCC members have conducted free funding fairs statewide to educate the public about available financial and technical resources.

These fairs provide one-stop shopping for those looking for infrastructure funding in California. Each of the listed agencies will provide information on their available infrastructure grant, loan and bond financing programs, including funding available from the Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (Proposition 1). Additionally, attendees have the opportunity to speak directly with program staff about specific projects and issues affecting their community.

The schedule for the funding fair is as follows:

Check-in: 8-8:30 a.m.

Agency presentations: 8:30 a.m.-noon.

Project discussion with agencies: noon-2 p.m.

The Alhambra funding fair is the fifth of six being held throughout the state in 2016. The schedule and registration is available at the CFCC website.

 

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