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Clerk of the APCD
260 North San Antonio Road, Suite A
Santa Barbara. CA 93110
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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:

 October 20, 2016
1:00 p.m.

Board of Supervisors’ Hearing Room
County Administration Building
105 East Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, 


Agenda (PDF)

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

II.         Pledge of Allegiance

III.        Closed Session

C-1)      Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Gov. Code § 54956.9(a)).

Alberto Rodriguez; and IL Highway Recycling, Inc., a California Corporation v. Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District, et al., Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara, Case No. 1487217.

C-2)      Public Employee Performance Evaluation (Gov. Code § 54957(b)(1).).

Title:  Air Pollution Control Officer.

IV.        Reconvene – Report from Closed Session

Following closed session, Counsel will report, orally, or in writing, any action taken in closed session and the vote or abstention thereon, as required by Government § 54957.1(a).  Documents that are finally approved or adopted in the closed session will be provided upon request as required by Government § 54957.1(b).

V.         Approval of minutes of the August 25, 2016 meeting


Approved by vote on one motion.  These items read only on request of Board members.

A-1)      Receive and file the minutes from the June 8, 2016 meeting of the APCD Community Advisory Council.     (See Board letter)

A-2)      Receive and file the summary of notices of violation issued and penalty revenue received during the months of August and September 2016.     (See Board letter)

A-3)      Receive and file an update on the Old Car Buy Back Program for vehicles retired during the period of August 1, 2016 through October 1, 2016.     (See Board letter)

A-4)      Receive and file the minutes from the March 30, 2016 meeting of the South Central Coast Basinwide Control Council (BCC).     (See Board letter)

A-5)      Approve the APCD Board of Directors regular meeting schedule for 2017.     (See Board letter)

A-6)      Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement for Special Services with the law firm of Liebert, Cassidy & Whitmore for a 9-month term beginning October 20, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017.     (See Board letter)

A-7)      Consider recommendation of the APCD Hearing Board Nominating Committee to appoint Mr. Lee-Volker Cox to the vacant public position on the APCD Hearing Board for a 3-year term.     (See Board letter)

A-8)      Approve amendments to professional services contracts with Steelhead Recyclers of Goleta, Perry’s Auto Wrecking & Salvage of Lompoc, and Black Road Auto & Tow of Santa Maria to assist in the implementation of the Old Car Buy Back program. Contract amendments include the following changes:     (See Board letter and original contracts for Steelhead Recyclers, Perry’s Auto Wrecking & Salvage, and Black Road Auto & Tow)

a)    Extend the time of performance for an additional five years;
b)    Increase the spending authority; and
c)    Update the program requirements to reflect current State of California requirements.


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)            Receive and file a presentation on the 2015 Annual Ambient Air Quality Report for Santa Barbara County.     (See Board letter and Presentation)  (EST. TIME:  15 Min.)

2)            Hearing:  Consider recommendations as follows:     (See Board letter, CAC comments and Presentation)  (EST. TIME:  15 Min.)

a)    Hold a public hearing to receive testimony on the 2016 Ozone Plan and the Addendum to the Final Environmental Impact Report for the 2010 Clean Air Plan;
b)    Approve a Resolution which will result in the following actions:

i.     Find that, prior to approving the 2016 Ozone Plan, Board members have reviewed and considered the Addendum to the Final Environmental Impact Report for the 2010 Clean Air Plan with the Final Environmental Impact Report for the 2010 Clean Air Plan;
ii.    Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act Findings;
iii.   Adopt the 2016 Ozone Plan;
iv.   Commit the Board to adopting the proposed regulations in the 2016 Ozone Plan;
v.    In the event that the District’s designation for the state ozone standard is changed to nonattainment-transitional, commit the District to reviewing the 2016 Ozone Plan and determining whether the control measures scheduled for adoption or implementation within the next three years are needed; and
vi.    Authorize the Control Officer to transmit the 2016 Ozone Plan to the California Air Resources Board and do all other acts necessary and proper to obtain approval of the 2016 Ozone Plan.


The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District Board will be held at 1:00 p.m. on December 15, 2016 in the Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, County Administrative Building, 105 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA.

XI.        ADJOURN