APCD Board Actions – January 21, 2021

Agenda | Meeting Video

Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District and Aeron Genet, Air Pollution Control Officer v. California Asphalt Production, Inc., Santa Barbara County Superior Court case number 20CV03790.

  • Approval of Minutes -Approve minutes of the December 17, 2020 meeting.
  • Notice of Violation Report -Receive and file the summary of notices of violation issued and penalty revenue received during the month of December 2020.
  • 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 December 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020;
    • An update on the Woodsmoke Reduction Program for fireplace and stove replacement projects during the period of December 12, 2019 through December 31, 2020; and
    • An update on the Landscape Equipment Electrification Fund (LEEF) Program Year 2 for zero-emission landscape equipment vouchers during the period of November 16, 2020 through December 31, 2020.
  • Update on Public Outreach Activities – Receive and file an update on District outreach activities.
  • Employee Insurance Plans and Programs – Receive and file summary and rates of the employee insurance plans and programs for 2021.
  • APCD Fiscal Year 2019-20 Financial Audit – Receive and file the following:
    • Fiscal Year 2019-20 APCD Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), also containing the Independent Auditor’s Report;
    • The Independent Auditor’s 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 Auditor’s Report to the Board of Directors and Management.
  • Financial Status Update for 2nd Quarter of Fiscal Year 2020-2021, Ending December 31, 2020 – Receive and file Budget to Actual Report for the second quarter of fiscal year 2020-2021, period ending December 31, 2020.
  • Report of Air Pollution Control Officer Signed Contracts in 2020 – Receive and file a report of certain specified legal contracts, not exceeding $3,500 each, entered into or amended by the Air Pollution Control Officer during the calendar year 2020.
  • Received Director’s Report | Presentation
  • Received Public Comment
  • Appointment of APCD Executive Committee  – Select three members of the Board to serve on the APCD Executive Committee during the calendar year 2021.
  • Appointment of APCD Board Member to Basinwide Control Council – Appoint one Board member to serve as the representative to the South Central Coast Basinwide Control Council during the calendar year 2021.
  • Appointment of the APCD Hearing Board Nominating Committee – Select five members of the Board to serve on the APCD Hearing Board Nominating Committee during calendar year 2021.
  • Low-Cost Sensor Update| Presentation
    • Consider recommendations as follows:
      • Receive and file and update on the use and status of low-cost air quality sensors in Santa Barbara County;
      • Approve the amended Agreement for Low-Cost Air Quality Sensor; and
      • Delegate authority to the Air Pollution Control Officer to make minor updates to the Agreement subject to concurrence by District Counsel, Risk Management, and Auditor Controller.