Clerk of the APCD
260 North San Antonio Road, Suite A
Santa Barbara. CA 93110
The next meeting date is listed below; the agenda will be posted at least 72 hours prior to each meeting. Attachments are provided as PDFs. Agenda packages can also be viewed at the APCD office during regular business hours. Members of the public may address the Board on any matter listed on the agenda. Matters not listed on the agenda may be addressed during the public comment period following the administrative agenda. The times shown for the duration of agenda items are estimates. Any disclosable public records related to an open session item on a regular meeting agenda and distributed by the Board Clerk to all or a majority of the members of the APCD Board less than 72 hours prior to that meeting are available for inspection in the APCD office or website. Additional information can be found at District Board of Directors webpage.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals needing special accommodations to participate in the meeting should contact the APCD at least three working days prior to the scheduled meeting.
Past Board actions with recent staff documents can be viewed at APCD Board Actions.
October 21, 2021
Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
County Administration Building
105 East Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, CA
IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
The California State Legislature recently passed, and the Governor signed, Assembly Bill 361 (Rivas, 2021), which amends the Government Code to allow Brown Act bodies to continue to meet remotely if certain elements are met. The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District Board of Directors will meet in a hybrid model with some Board members participating via teleconference webinar and some in-person to meet the social distancing recommendation. Members of the public may observe and address the Board as shown below:
1. You may observe the live stream of the APCD Board meetings in the following ways:
- Televised on the County of Santa Barbara Television (CSBTV) local cable channel 20;
- Online at: http://www.countyofsb.org/ceo/csbtv/livestream.sbc;
- YouTube at: <https://www.youtube.com/user/CSBTV20>; and,
- Zoom at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83178845467?pwd=a1U3L21xMmNoWWVIZnluRnNFdXJrUT09
2. Persons may address the Board of Directors on any matter listed on the agenda. Matters not listed on the agenda may be addressed during the public comment period. If you wish or anticipate a desire to speak during the APCD Board of Directors Meeting, the following methods are available. Comments timely received on an agenda item will be placed into the record and distributed accordingly.
- In-Person Santa Barbara Location. County Administration Building, Board Hearing Room, Fourth Floor, 105 East Anapamu Street.
Members of the public may address the Board on any matter listed on the agenda by completing and delivering a speaker slip to the Clerk before the item is considered. If you attend the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District Board of Directors meeting in-person, you will be required to wear a face covering/mask at all times regardless of vaccination status per County Health Officer Order No. 2021-10.5.
- Distribution to the Board.
Submit comments no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 via email to [email protected], or mail to APCD Clerk of the Board at 260 North San Antonio Road, Suite A, Santa Barbara, to the Clerk CA 93110. Your comment will be placed into the record and distributed appropriately.
- By Zoom.
Individuals wishing to view and provide public comment during the Board meeting through the Zoom application may join by clicking this link at the appointed time: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83178845467?pwd=a1U3L21xMmNoWWVIZnluRnNFdXJrUT09
Members of the public wishing to be called on for public comment should click on the “Raise Hand” button on Zoom when the item they wish to speak on has begun. When the Chair calls for public comment, the Clerk will announce you and will unmute your microphone. Comments from the public are limited to 3 minutes per speaker. The public will not be able to share their video or screen.
Individuals wishing to give public comment via phone are asked to call the number below at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the meeting at 12:50 pm.
Dial-In: +1 (408) 638-0968 or +1 (669) 900-6833
Webinar ID: 831 7884 5467
All attendees will remain in listen only mode unless unmuted by APCD staff to provide public comment. Members of the public will not be able to share their video or computer screen. To express your desire to speak using the “Raise Your Hand” feature on the phone, dial *9 when the item you wish to speak on has begun. When the Chair calls for public comment, the Clerk will announce you and you will unmute your microphone. Comments from the public are limited to 3 minutes per speaker.
A. Call to Order – Roll Cal
B. Pledge of Allegiance
C. Report on Circumstances of the COVID-19 State of Emergency
- Receive and file the following:
a. An update that the State and County remain under a proclaimed state of emergency related to COVID-19; and
b. Public Health Recommendation issued September 28, 2021 regarding social distancing.
- Provide direction to staff about the location of the next meeting.
D. Closed Session
D-1) Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9)
Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District and Aeron Arlin Genet, Air Pollution Control Officer v. California Asphalt Production, Inc., Santa Barbara County Superior Court case number 20CV03790.
Approve minutes of the August 19, 2021 meeting.
F. Administrative Items – Approved by vote on one motion. These items read only on request of Board members.
Receive and file the summary of notices of violation issued and penalty revenue received during the months of August and September 2021.
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 August 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021;
- 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 September 30, 2021; and
- Summary of the emission-reduction grant agreements approved by the Air Pollution Control Officer for the period of August 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021 in accordance with Board Resolution Number 09-14.
Receive and file an update on District outreach activities.
Discharge the uncollectible invoices from Fiscal Year 2014-15 through Fiscal Year 2020-21 as listed on the schedule of uncollectible accounts.
Approve the District Board of Director’s regular meeting schedule for 2022.
Authorize the Chair to sign the second Lease Amendment between Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District and Santa Barbara County for the purposes of reducing the amount of office space leased from the County by 820 square feet to accommodate County General Services Department moving into the east wing of the building.
Adopt a Resolution for revisions to the District’s Record Retention Policies and Procedures.
G. Director’s Report (EST. TIME: 10 Min.)
Receive brief oral report by the Air Pollution Control Officer. Report to include items such as: Achievements of District staff, upcoming events of interest to the Board of Directors and the public, general status of District programs, state and federal activities and legislation, updates on air quality, updates from the California Air Pollution Control Officers Association (CAPCOA). There will be no Board discussion except to ask questions or refer matters to staff; and no action will be taken unless listed on a subsequent agenda
H. Public Comment Period
The Public Comment Period is reserved for persons desiring to address the APCD Board on any subject within the jurisdiction of the Board that is not included as part of the agenda. Comments shall be limited to fifteen minutes, divided among those desiring to speak, but no person shall speak longer than three minutes.
I. Discussion Items
I-1) Update on the Clean Air Rooms Pilot Program (EST. TIME: 15 Min.)
Receive and file an update on the 2021 Clean Air Rooms Pilot Program, including program recap and the plan to purchase a limited number of additional air purifiers to fulfill a waiting list.
This meeting will be rebroadcast on Sunday October 24, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. on County of Santa Barbara TV Channel 20.
The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District Board is adjourned to 1:00 p.m. on December 16, 2021.