APCD Board Actions – May 21, 2020

Agenda | Meeting Video | Minutes

  • Closed Session
    • Conference with Labor Negotiators (Gov. Code § 54957.6)
      • District-designated representative:  Aeron Arlin Genet
      • Employee organizations: Engineers & Technicians Association, Service Employees International Union Local 620, and Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District Employees Association.
      • Unrepresented employees: Management and Confidential-Unrepresented employees.
  • Approval of Minutes of the March 19, 2020 Board Meeting.
  • Notice of Violation Report Receive and file the summary of notices of violation issued and penalty revenue received during the months of March and April 2020.
  • District Grant 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 January 1, 2020 through February 29, 2020.
    • An update on the Woodsmoke Reduction Program for fireplace and stove replacement projects during the period of December 12, 2019 through May 1, 2020.
    • An update on the Landscape Equipment Electrification Fund (LEEF) program for zero-emission landscape equipment vouchers during the period of March 4, 2020 through May 1, 2020.
    • Summary of the emission-reduction grant agreements approved by the Air Pollution Control Officer for the period of March 1, 2020 through April 30, 2020 in accordance with Board Resolution Number 09-14.
  • Update on Public Outreach Activities Receive and file an update on District outreach activities.
  • AB 197 Emissions Inventory District Grant Program Consider recommendations as follows:
    • Adopt a Resolution authorizing the District’s continued participation in the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) AB 197 Emissions Inventory District Grant Program;
    • Delegate authority to the Air Pollution Control Officer to sign AB 197 grant agreements with CARB, in future years, for an amount not to exceed $100,000 and subject to review and approval by Auditor Controller, District counsel, and Risk Management; and
    • Approve, ratify and authorize the Air Pollution Control Officer to enter into a grant agreement with CARB in the amount of $12,583 for the AB 197 Emission Inventory District Grant Program from May 1, 2020 to May 1, 2021.
  • Receive Directors Report | Presentation
  • Receive Public Comment
  • Memorandum of Agreement with Central Coast Clean Cities Coalition (C5) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with C5 in the amount of $73,000.

Letters Received in Support | Presentation

  • Proposed Rule 364, Refinery Fenceline and Community Air Monitoring  Hearing: Consider recommendations as follows:
    • Hold a public hearing to receive testimony on Proposed Rule 364, Refinery Fenceline and Community Air Monitoring;
    • Adopt the resolution included as Attachment 1 that contains the following action items:
      • a) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Findings pursuant to the CEQA guidelines;
      • b) Adopt the General Rule Findings in support of the proposed rule amendments pursuant to Health and Safety Code §40727 regarding necessity, authority, clarity, consistency, nonduplication, and reference; and
      • c) Adopt proposed Rule 364.


  • Fiscal Year 2020-21 Proposed Budget Consider the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Proposed Budget as follows:
    • Receive the Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21;
    • Hold a public hearing to accept comments and provide direction to staff regarding changes desired by the Board; and
    • Schedule a budget adoption hearing for June 18, 2020.


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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.