Author: Lyz Bantilan

Notice of Public Workshop

The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District’s Environmental Review Guidelines provide procedures for the District and other agencies to use when reviewing projects under the California Environmental Quality Act, or CEQA. The District’s Guidelines are applied directly to projects for which the District is the lead agency under CEQA, including District permits, rules, and plans. The state’s CEQA guidelines have included a framework for addressing climate change impacts since 2010. The District plans to update its Environmental Review Guidelines to include guidance for evaluating the significance of the impacts of greenhouse gas emissions from new or modified stationary sources.

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Hot Weather Impacts Air Quality over the Weekend

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District announced today that air monitoring stations around the county recorded concentrations of ozone above health-based standards over the weekend. Ground-level ozone is a principal component of smog.

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APCD Board Actions – October 16, 2014

Agenda | Meeting Video | Minutes Report from Closed Session – Bill Dillon, Senior Deputy County Counsel, reported that in Closed Session a motion was made for item C-1 by Board member Wolf, seconded by Board member Carbajal to authorize County Counsel to file an amicus brief on behalf of Santa Barbara County

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APCD Board Actions – August 21, 2014

Agenda | Meeting Video | Approved Minutes Approved minutes of the May 15, 2014 meeting. No quorum to approve minutes of the June 19, 2014 meeting, received and filed. Received and filed the summary of the emission-reduction grant agreements approved by the Air Pollution Control Officer for the period of June 6, 2014

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APCD Board Actions – June 19, 2014

Agenda | Meeting Video | Received Minutes Approved minutes of the March 20, 2014 meeting. No quorum to approve minutes of the May 15, 2014 meeting, moved to next meeting. Received and filed the minutes from the March 12, 2014 meeting of the APCD Community Advisory Council. Received and filed the summary

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APCD Board Actions – May 15, 2014

Agenda | Meeting Video |  Approved Minutes Report from Closed Session – Counsel reported that in closed session a motion was made by Board member Richardson, seconded by Board member Wolf to authorize County Counsel to file a letter of support for the South Coast Air Quality Management District petition to the Court of Appeal

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APCD Board Actions – March 20, 2014

Agenda | Meeting Video | Approved Minutes Approved minutes of the February 20, 2014 meeting. Received and filed the summary of the emission-reduction grant agreements approved by the Air Pollution Control Officer for the period of December 31, 2013 through March 6, 2014 in accordance with Board Resolution Number 02-16.   (See

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APCD Board Actions – February 20, 2014

Agenda | Special Meeting Notice | Meeting Video | Approved Minutes Elected Holly Sierra Chair and Janet Wolf Vice-Chair for 2014 Report from Closed Session – There was no reportable action taken Approved amended minutes of the December 19, 2013 meeting (see minutes as originally submitted, and amended minutes) Received minutes of the January 16, 2014

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APCD Board Actions – January 16, 2014

Agenda  (Meeting was adjourned to February 20, 2014, no actions were taken) | Received Minutes Election of the Chair and Vice-chair for 2014. Closed Session – Public Employment Performance Evaluation (Gov. Code § 54957(b)(1).), Title:  Air Pollution Control Officer Approval of minutes of the December 19, 2013 meeting. Receive and

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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.