APCD Board Actions – December 17, 2015

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  • 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)
  • Received and filed the minutes from the March 25, 2015 meeting of the APCD Community Advisory Council.     (see Board letter)
  • Received and filed the minutes from the July 22, 2015 meeting of the South Central Coast Basinwide Control Council.     (see Board letter)
  • Adopted a Resolution of Appreciation to Joe Petrini upon the occasion of his retirement.     (see Board letter)
  • Considered updates to the Electric Vehicle Charging Station Infrastructure Program (EV program) as follows:     (See Board letter and Presentation)
    • Adopted a resolution which contains the following action items for the EV program:
      • Modify the EV program authorized by Board Resolution 11-05, May 19, 2011, as modified by Board Resolution 12-03 on March 15, 2012, to delegate authority to the Control Officer to approve grant agreements for the purchase and/or installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, as follows:
        • Grants for Level 2 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations to public entities or tax-exempt nonprofit organizations: up to $10,000 per charging station (where a single charging station may have one or more charging ports);
        • Grants for Level 3 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (DC fast charger) to public entities or tax-exempt nonprofit organizations: up to $20,000 per charging station (where a single charging station may have one or more charging ports);
        • Grants for Level 2 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations to private entities: up to $7,500 per charging station (where a single charging station may have one or more charging ports); and
        • Grants for Level 3 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (DC fast charger) to private entities: up to $15,000 per charging station (where a single charging station may have one or more charging ports).
      • Modify the EV program to delegate authority to the Control Officer to enter into grant agreements to provide funding to public entities, tax-exempt nonprofit organizations, and private entities for the Electric Vehicle Charging Station Infrastructure Program;
      • Modify the EV program to require that EV charging stations adhere to the Board-approved siting requirements, including the requirement that the stations remain operational and publicly accessible 24 hours per day, every day, with the exception of unforeseen closures due to safety, security, or maintenance concerns;
      • Modify the EV program to require that grantees shall publicize the location of EV charging stations that are funded by the program; and
      • Modify the EV program to have a Standard Grant Agreement for public entities and a separate Standard Grant Agreement for private entities or tax-exempt nonprofit organizations.
    • Modified the EV program to increase the overall budget for the program from the original $100,000 approved in 2011 (Board Resolution 11-5, May 19, 2011) to $300,000.  The total dollar amount of all EV Program grants approved by the Board over the lifetime of the program shall be within the budget authorized by the Board; and
    • Modified the EV program to have the following spending authority limits, within the $300,000 overall program budget:
      • The sum of all private entity grants shall not exceed $50,000;
      • The sum of all private entity and tax-exempt nonprofit organization grants shall not exceed $100,000 combined; and
      • The sum of all public entity grants shall not exceed $300,000.
  • Regarding the position of Air Pollution Control Officer, considered the following actions:     (See Board letter)
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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.