APCD Board Actions – June 19, 2014

Agenda | Meeting Video | Received Minutes

a)     Held a public hearing to consider and adopt the budget for Fiscal Year 2014-15, as presented in the Fiscal Year 2014-15 Proposed Budget document; and
b)     Adopted the following:

i.      Budget Resolution approving the Fiscal Year 2014-15 APCD Budget;
ii.     Salary Resolution moving one (1) Air Quality Engineer I/II from unfunded status to funded status; and
iii.    401(h) Retiree Medical Account Fiscal Year 2014-15 Contribution Resolution setting forth the contributions for the fiscal year.

a)     Held a public hearing to receive testimony on proposed Rule 323.1; and
b)     Adopted a resolution resulting in the following actions:

i.      Adopted the CEQA findings pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the CEQA guidelines;
ii.     Adopted the associated Rule Findings in support of the proposed rule pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 40727.  The Rule Findings also acknowledge public comments on the proposed rule and adopt the responses to public comments as findings of the Board; and
iii.    Adopted proposed Rule 323.1.

  • Considered the following actions regarding marine shipping Vessel Speed Reduction:      (see presentation)

a)     Received an update on a proposed marine shipping Vessel Speed Reduction (VSR) incentive trial program in the Santa Barbara Channel; and
b)     Authorized the Chair to execute a Memorandum of Agreement with the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation for the District to contribute funds to the VSR program.(see Letter to Shipping Industry and VSR trial Letter of Understanding)