APCD Board Actions – January 21, 2016

Agenda  |  Meeting Video  |  Minutes Elected Board Member Adam as Chair and Board Member Mosby as Vice-Chair for 2016. Approved minutes of the December 17, 2015 meeting Received and filed the minutes from the October 14, 2015 meeting of the APCD Community Advisory Council.     (See Board letter) Received and filed the

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Public Notice

State law (Health and Safety Code Section 40923) requires the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) to publish a list of regulatory measures scheduled for consideration during each year.  These regulatory measures, or rules and regulations, are adopted in order to reduce air pollution in Santa Barbara County.  Air quality rules and regulations that may be adopted or amended during 2016 are listed below.  Other measures may be proposed for adoption per the criteria specified in Section 40923 of the Health and Safety Code.  Before the adoption or amendment of any regulatory measure, the District publishes a notice in a local newspaper and holds a hearing to accept comments from affected businesses and other interested parties.

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APCD Board Actions – December 17, 2015

Agenda  |  Meeting Video  |  Minutes Report from Closed Session – There were no reportable actions taken Approved minutes of the October 15, 2015 meeting Received and filed the summary of notices of violation issued and penalty revenue received during the months of October and November 2015.     (see Board letter)

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Aeron Arlin Genet Appointed New District Director

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District announced today that Aeron Arlin Genet will be the new District Director and Air Pollution Control Officer. The District Board of Directors approved her appointment with a unanimous vote at the meeting today. The appointment is the culmination of a search and recruiting process that began in July 2015. Arlin Genet is expected to start as the new Director of the agency on January 21, 2016, following the January Board meeting.

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Community Advisory Council Agenda – December 2015

December 9, 2015 I.              6:30 p.m. – Convene  (Agenda) II.            Roll Call III.           Public Comment Period – Persons desiring to address the CAC on any subject within the jurisdiction of the CAC not included as part of the agenda may do so at this time. IV.           Approval of Minutes of the

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APCD Hearing Board Agenda – December 2, 2015

December 2, 2015     Agenda (pdf) Administration of Oath to Participants Approval of minutes of the November 4, 2015 meeting Requests for continuance or addition of Ex-Agenda items Announcements/Staff Reports Public Comment Period Public Hearings 1)     Case No. – 2015-32-R –  Venoco, Inc., 6267 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013     (See Petition, Staff Report, and Draft Variance) Hearing – To

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Tips for Cleaner Fireplace Burning and Safer Homes

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Santa Barbara County Fire Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District announced today tips for cleaner fireplace burning and safer homes. As the weather cools, and the holiday season approaches, it is important to remember that fireplace fires can cause emergencies, and breathing wood smoke is bad for our lungs and our hearts. Follow these suggestions for a safer and healthier community.

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APCD Hearing Board Agenda – November 4, 2015

November 4, 2015     Agenda PDF Administration of Oath to Participants Approval of minutes of the August 5, 2015 meeting Requests for continuance or addition of Ex-Agenda items Announcements/Staff Reports Public Comment Period Public Hearings 1)     Case No. – 2015-26-R – ExxonMobil Production Company, 12000 Calle Real, Goleta, CA  93117  (See Petition, Staff Report and Draft Variance) Hearing – To consider

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APCD Board Actions – October 15, 2015

Agenda  |  Meeting Video  |  Minutes Approved minutes of the June 18, 2015 meeting (Continued from August 20, 2015). Approved minutes of the August 20, 2015 meeting. Approved minutes of the September 18, 2015 special meeting. Received and filed the summary of the emission-reduction grant agreements approved by the Air

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Community Advisory Council Agenda – October 2015

October 14, 2015 I.              6:30 p.m. – Convene   (Agenda) II.            Roll Call III.           Public Comment Period – Persons desiring to address the CAC on any subject within the jurisdiction of the CAC not included as part of the agenda may do so at this time. IV.           Approval of Minutes of the

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