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Clerk of the APCD
260 North San Antonio Road, Suite A
Santa Barbara. CA 93110
(805) 961-8853

The next meeting date is listed below; the agenda will be posted at least 72 hours prior to each meeting.  Attachments are provided as PDFs.  Agenda packages can also be viewed at the APCD office during regular business hours.  Members of the public may address the Board on any matter listed on the agenda by completing and delivering to the Clerk a speaker slip before the item is considered.  Matters not listed on the agenda may be addressed during the public comment period following the administrative agenda.  Persons may address the Board in person or by using the remote testimony system located at the County Administration Building, Board Hearing Room, Fourth Floor, 105 East Anapamu Street, in Santa Barbara or at the Betteravia Government Center, Board Hearing Room, 511 East Lakeside Parkway, in Santa Maria.  The times shown for the duration of agenda items are estimates.  Additional information can be found at District Board of Directors webpage.

Most Board meetings are televised live on County of Santa Barbara TV Channel 20 and online at Santa Barbara’s Live Stream.  Archive meeting videos can be found at Channel 20 Video Archives.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals needing special accommodations to participate in the meeting should contact the APCD at least three working days prior to the scheduled meeting.

Past Board actions with recent staff documents can be viewed at APCD Board Actions.

Next Meeting:
Special Meeting
April 30, 2015
1:00 p.m.

Board of Supervisors’ Hearing Room
 Betteravia Government Center
511 East Lakeside Parkway
Santa Maria, CA

Special Meeting Notice and Agenda (posted 4/23/15)

I.          1:00 p.m. – Call to Order – Roll Call

II.         Pledge of Allegiance


Persons desiring to address the APCD Board on any subject within the jurisdiction of the Board that is not included as part of the agenda must complete and deliver to the Clerk the “Request to Speak” form which is available at the Hearing Room entrance prior to the commencement of this comment period.  Comments shall be limited to fifteen minutes, divided among those desiring to speak, but no person shall speak longer than three minutes.


1)  Hearing – Consider recommendations regarding a greenhouse gas significance threshold for the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and other revisions to District Environmental Review Guidelines as follows:     (EST. TIME:  45 Min.)     (See:  Board LetterWhite PaperStaff Report for Revisions to District Environmental Review GuidelinesCAC Charter)

a)  Hold a public hearing to receive testimony; and
b)  Adopt a resolution that contains the following actions:

i.    Adopt the “AB 32 Consistency” threshold of significance for greenhouse gas emissions, for use when the District is a lead agency under CEQA;
ii.   Adopt the CEQA findings and the CEQA exemption; and
iii.  Adopt the District’s revised Environmental Review Guidelines, including the selection of the “AB 32 Consistency” greenhouse gas significance threshold option.



The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District Board will be held at 1:00 p.m. on May 21, 2015 in the Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, Betteravia Government Center, 511 East Lakeside Parkway, Santa Maria, CA.