APCD Board Actions – March 16, 2017

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  • Notice of Violation Reports – Received and filed the summary of notices of violation issued and penalty revenue received during the months of January and February 2017.
  • Grant Programs – Received and filed an update on the Old Car Buy Back Program for vehicles retired during the period of January 2, 2017 through March 1, 2017.
  • APCD Community Advisory Council Meeting Minutes – Received and filed the minutes from the August 10, 2016 meeting of the APCD Community Advisory Council.
  • District Office Space – Approved the following actions:
    • Execute a Lease Agreement between the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District and Acquistapace Ranches, LLC for the purposes of extending the existing tenancy of 301 East Cook Street, Santa Maria; and
    • Authorize the Air Pollution Control Officer to negotiate the lease termination for the Aegis building with the County of Santa Barbara, located at 260 North San Antonio Road, Santa Barbara.
  • Air Pollution Control Officer Travel Reimbursements – Authorized the Administrative Manager to process and approve or deny all Air Pollution Control Officer (APCO) travel reimbursements according to the District’s standard travel reimbursement process and procedure.
  • Received Director’s Report
  • Extra Help Position – Approved the following actions:
    • In accordance with California Government Code Section 7522.56(f)(1), certify that the appointment of retired Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) employee, Michael Willis, is necessary to fill a critical need in the Administrative Division of the District before 180 days have passed from his date of retirement; and
    • Approve and authorize the Air Pollution Control Officer to appoint retired employee Michael Willis as an Extra Help employee on a part time basis limited to 400 hours of service in order to provide assistance with database and application programming for the Information Technology (IT) section.
  • Santa Barbara County Education Office Education Celebration Event  |  Presentation – Received and filed information about the Santa Barbara County Education Office Education Celebration event on May 25, 2017 to recognize teachers selected for Care for Our Earth grants.
  • Wood Smoke Reduction Program  |  Presentation – Adopted a resolution that authorizes the creation of the Wood Smoke Reduction Program to be administered by the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District through the following actions:
    • Approve the use of $30,000 from the Air Pollution Control District’s Community Programs Fund to fund the Wood Smoke Reduction Program; and
    • Delegate authority to the Air Pollution Control Officer to implement the Wood Smoke Reduction Program within the parameters established by the Board.
  • Nonattainment-Transitional Ozone Plan Review  |  Presentation  |  Written Public Comments – Received a report on Santa Barbara County’s attainment status for State ozone standards and potential revisions to the District’s 2016 Ozone Plan rule adoption schedule.
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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.