Budget Workshop and Public Hearings

The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) will hold a virtual public workshop and two public hearings on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2020-21. A copy of the proposed budget is available for review below.

Fiscal Year 2020-21 Proposed Budget

Temporary Changes to Access Air District Programs and Services
Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District will no longer provide in-person participation.

Based on guidance from the California Department of Public Health and the California Governor’s Stay at Home Executive Order N-33-20 issued on March 19, 2020 to protect the health and well-being of all Californians, and to establish consistency across the state  to slow the spread of COVID-19, the District will temporarily no longer provide in-person participation to our workshops.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 10:00 a.m.
To participate in the virtual workshop, please call 1-805-699-6941
Conference ID:  663 757 731#

Virtual Meeting Link

The following alternative methods of participation are available to the public:

By email: If you wish to make a comment at the public workshop on the proposed budget for FY 2020-21, please submit your comment via email by Monday, April 20, 2020 at 5 p.m., prior to the Public Workshop, to the Clerk of the Board at [email protected]

By phone: If you would like to make a comment by phone, please call (805) 961-8853 by Monday, April 20, 2020 at 5 p.m., prior to the workshop, and state your name and phone number. The Clerk of the Board will then call you at the appropriate time during the public workshop for you to make your comment.  


Information and Comments
Thursday, May 21, 2020, 1:00 p.m.
Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
105 E. Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Budget Adoption
Thursday, June 18, 2020, 1:00 p.m.
Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
511 E. Lakeside Parkway
Santa Maria, CA 93455

Please note that the times for the Board hearings are approximate. Call the District Board Clerk at (805) 961-8853 for exact agenda placement. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals needing special accommodations to participate in the meeting should contact the District at least three working days prior to the scheduled meeting.

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New Phone Numbers
The District has new direct lines for all staff, as well as for all of our phone lines, including our main phone number and Complaints line. You can find our new phone numbers on this webpage.

Nuevos números de teléfono
El Distrito tiene nuevos números de teléfono para comunicarse con el personal directamente, así como también para todas nuestras líneas telefónicas, incluyendo nuestro número principal y el de las Quejas. Puede encontrar nuestros nuevos números de teléfono en esta página web.