APCD Board Actions – January 21, 2021

Agenda | Meeting Video | Minutes (to be posted once approved)

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.