APCD Board Actions – December 16, 2021
  • Reconsider the Circumstances of the COVID-19 State of Emergency
    • Reconsider the circumstances of the COVID-19 state of emergency;
    • Consider whether state or local officials continue to impose or recommend measures to promote social distancing;
    • Find that the legislative body has reconsidered the circumstances of the state of emergency, and that State or local officials continue to impose or recommend measures to promote social distancing; and
    • Direct staff to continue to notice and hold hearings as remote hearings consistent with Government Code § 54953(e)(3).
  • Closed Session
    • Public Employee Performance Evaluation (Gov. Code § 54957(b)(1).)
      • Title: Air Pollution Control Officer.
  • Approval of Minutes – Approve minutes of the October 21, 2021 regular meeting and minutes of the November 18, 2021 special meeting
  • Notice of Violation Report – Receive and file the summary of notices of violation issued and penalty revenue received during the months of October and November 2021.
  • District Grant and Incentives Program Activity – Receive and file the following grant program related activity:
    • An update on the Old Car Buy Back Program for vehicles retired during the period of October 1, 2021 through November 30, 2021; and
    • Summary of the emission-reduction grant agreement approved by the Air Pollution Control Officer for the period of October 1, 2021 through November 30, 2021 in accordance with Board Resolution Number 20-13.
    • Update on Public Outreach Activities – Receive and file an update on District outreach activities.
    • Resolution for Funding Agricultural Replacement Measures for Emission Program – Consider recommendations as follows:
      • Adopt a Resolution to authorize the District’s continued participation in the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Funding Agricultural Replacement Measures for Emission Reductions (FARMER) program and the acceptance of $1,362,700 awarded to the District for eligible projects and program administration in accordance with the terms and conditions of a FARMER Year 4 Program grant agreement with CARB; and
      • Delegate authority to the Air Pollution Control Officer to enter into grant agreements with CARB for the FARMER program, in Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-22 and in future years, for amounts not to exceed $2,000,000, subject to review and approval by District Counsel, Risk Management, and the Auditor-Controller.
    • Resolution to Increase Carl Moyer Program Funds – Adopt a resolution amending Resolution No. 15-22 and superseding Resolution No. 17-05 to allow for the acceptance of funds from the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program (Carl Moyer Program), not to exceed $2,500,000.
    • Received Director’s Report
    • Received Public Comment
    • Appreciation for Departing Board Members – Present Service Award of Appreciation to Mayor Cathy Murillo.