APCD Board Actions – January 18, 2018

Agenda  |  Meeting Video  |  Minutes

  • Election of Chair and Vice-Chair for 2018 – Elected Steve Lavagnino as Chair and John Lizalde as Vice-Chair to serve as APCD Officers for calendar year 2018.
  • Approval of Minutes – Approved minutes of the October 19, 2017 meeting.
  • Notice of Violation Report – Received and filed the summary of notices of violation issued and penalty revenue received during the months of October, November and December 2017.
  • District Grant Program Activity – Received and filed the following grant program related activity:
    • Summary of the emission-reduction grant agreements approved by the Air Pollution Control Officer for the period of October 5, 2017 through January 3, 2018 in accordance with Board Resolution Number 09-14, including:
      • Orcutt Union School District – Lower Emission School Bus Program; and
    • An update on the Old Car Buy Back Program for vehicles retired during the period of August 2, 2017 through November 1, 2017.
  • Employee Insurance Plans and Programs – Received summary and rates of the employee insurance plans and programs for 2018.
  • APCD Fiscal Year 2016-17 Financial Audit – Received and filed the Fiscal Year 2016-17 Financial Audit which includes the following:
    • Fiscal Year 2016-17 APCD Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), also containing the Independent Auditor’s Report;
    • The Independent Auditors’ Report on Internal Control Over Financial Reporting and on Compliance and Other Matters Based on an Audit of Financial Statements Performed in Accordance with Government Auditing Standards; and
    • The Independent Auditors’ Report to the Board of Directors and Management.
  • Special District Risk Management Authority Health Benefits Plan Update – Approved the following actions:
    • Rescinded Resolution No. 10-29 and adopted a new resolution authorizing the District’s continued participation in the Special District Risk Management Authority’s (SDRMA) health benefit program; and
    • Approved and authorized the Chair to execute the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) relating to the Special District Risk Management Authority’s health benefits program.
  • Increase Carl Moyer Program Cost Effectiveness Limit – Rescinded Resolution No. 15-23 and adopted a new resolution that contains the following actions for grant agreements through the Carl Moyer Programs:
    • Established the cost-effectiveness limit for conventional technology projects at no greater than $30,000 per weighted ton of emissions reduced;
    • Established the cost-effectiveness limit for advanced technology projects at no greater than $100,000 per weighted ton of emissions reduced; and
    • Established the cost-effectiveness limit for school bus projects at no greater than $276,230 per weighted ton of emissions reduced.
  • Director’s Report – Received
  • Resolution of Appreciation for Departing Board Member – Adopted a Resolution of Appreciation to Helene Schneider for her service on the Air Pollution Control District Board of Directors.
  • APCD Executive Committee – Selected Board member Mosby, Vice-Chair Lizalde, and Chair Lavagnino to serve on the APCD Executive Committee during calendar year 2018.
  • Appointment of APCD Board Member to Basinwide Control Council – Appointed Board member Clark to serve as the representative to the South Central Coast Basinwide Control Council during the calendar year 2018.
  • APCD Hearing Board Nominating Committee – Select Board members Williams, Bennett, Richardson, Adam and Patino to serve on the APCD Hearing Board Nominating Committee during calendar year 2018.
  • Thomas Fire Response  |  Presentation – Received a report on the Thomas Fire, its impacts to air quality, and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District’s response during the fire.
  • Educational Projects with Portable Air Quality Sensors  |  Presentation – Received and filed information about educational projects with portable air quality sensors.
  • Statewide Residential Wood Smoke Reduction Program  |  Presentation – Received an update on the statewide Wood Smoke Reduction Pilot Program and potential changes to the District’s local program to allow participation in the statewide program.
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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.