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Santa Barbara. CA 93110
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 January 16, 2020
1:00 p.m.

Board of Supervisors’ Hearing Room
County Administration Building
105 East Anapamu St.
Santa Barbara, 


Agenda (PDF)




Elect the Chair and Vice-Chair to serve as APCD Officers for calendar year 2020.


Following closed session, Counsel will report, orally, or in writing, any action taken in closed session and the vote or abstention thereon, as required by Government Code
§ 54957.1(a).  Documents that are finally approved or adopted in the closed session will be provided upon request as required by Government Code § 54957.1(b).

D-1)      Conference with Labor Negotiator (Gov. Code § 54957.6)

Agency-designated representative:  District Counsel Rachel Van Mullem
Unrepresented employee:  Control Officer Aeron Arlin Genet

D-2)     Public Employee Appointment (Gov. Code § 54957(b)(1).)

Title: Air Pollution Control Officer.


Approve minutes of the December 19, 2019 meeting.


Approved by vote on one motion.  These items read only on request of Board members.

F-1)      Notice of Violation Report

Receive and file the summary of notices of violation issued and penalty revenue received during the month of December 2019. 

F-2)      District Grant Program Activity

Receive and file the following grant program related activity:

a)    An update on the Old Car Buy Back Program for vehicles retired during the period of October 1, 2019 through November 30, 2019; and
b)    An update on the Woodsmoke Reduction Program for fireplace and stove replacement projects during the period of October 25, 2018 through December 26, 2019.

F-3)      Update on Public Outreach Activities

Receive and file an update on District outreach activities.

F-4)      Employee Insurance Plans and Programs

Receive summary and rates of the employee insurance plans and programs for 2020.

F-5)      APCD Fiscal Year 2018-19 Financial Audit

Receive and file the following:

a)    Fiscal Year 2018-19 APCD Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), also containing the Independent Auditor’s Report;
b)    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
c)    The Independent Auditor’s Report to the Board of Directors and Management.

F-6)      Report of Air Pollution Control Officer Signed Contracts in 2019

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 2019.

(EST. TIME:  5 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, and 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.


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 must complete and deliver to the Clerk the “Request to Speak” form which is available at the Hearing Room entrance prior to the commencement of this comment period.  Comments shall be limited to fifteen minutes, divided among those desiring to speak, but no person shall speak longer than three minutes.


I-1)       Consideration of Salary Merit Increase for Control Officer Arlin Genet  (EST. TIME:  5 Min.)

Consider a salary merit increase for Control Officer Aeron Arlin Genet.  For purposes of discussion, the Board letter proposes a three percent (3%) salary merit increase.

I-2)       Appointment of APCD Executive Committee  (EST. TIME:  5 Min.)

Select three members of the Board to serve on the APCD Executive Committee during calendar year 2020.

I-3)       Appointment of APCD Board Member to Basinwide Control Council  (EST. Time:  5 Min.)

Appoint one Board member to serve as the representative to the South Central Coast Basinwide Control Council during the calendar year 2020.

I-4)       Appointment of the APCD Hearing Board Nominating Committee  (EST. TIME:  5 Min.)

Select five members of the Board to serve on the APCD Hearing Board Nominating Committee during calendar year 2020.

I-5)       South Central Coast CALeVIP Incentive Program  (EST. TIME:  20 Min.)

Receive and file a presentation from District and Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) staff on the California Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Project (CALeVIP) and a potential 2021 CALeVIP South Central Coast project to be administered in Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Ventura Counties.

I-6)       Resolution of Appreciation for Michael Goldman  (EST. TIME:  5 Min.)

Adopt a Resolution of Appreciation for Michael Goldman upon the occasion of his retirement.


This meeting will be rebroadcast on Sunday, January 19, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. on County of Santa Barbara TV Channel 20.

K.         ADJOURN

The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District Board is adjourned to 1:00 p.m. on March 19, 2020 in the Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, County Administration Building, 105 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA.