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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
EASTERN KERN AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

Location: Tehachapi Police Department Communications Room
220 West “C” Street, Tehachapi, CA

Thursday, July 27, 2017
2:00 P.M.

 

DISTRICT TO RECONVENE

DIRECTORS:  Grimes (Chairman), Parris (Vice Chairman), Scrivner, Gleason, and Thomas

ROLL CALL

SALUTE TO FLAG

CONSENT AGENDA/OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT:  All items listed with a (-CA) are consent items and considered routine and noncontroversial by District staff.  Consent items will be considered first and may be approved by one motion if no member of the Board or public wishes to comment or ask questions.  If comment or discussion is desired by anyone, the item will be removed from the consent agenda and will be considered in listed sequence with an opportunity for any member of the public to address the Board concerning the item before action is taken. 

STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS SHOWN IN CAPS AFTER EACH ITEM

1)
Welcome New Director, Eddie Thomas, City of Ridgecrest, Vice Mayor

 

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

2)
This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda but under jurisdiction of the Board.  Board members may respond briefly to statements made or questions posed.  They may ask questions for clarification; make referrals to staff for information or request staff to report to the Board at a later meeting.  In addition, the Board may take action to direct staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda.  SPEAKERS ARE LIMITED TO TWO MINUTES.  PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME BEFORE MAKING YOUR PRESENTATION.  THANK YOU. 

 

BOARD MEMBER PRESENTATIONS OR ANNOUNCEMENTS

3)
On their own initiative, Board members may make brief announcements or brief reports on their own activities.  They may ask questions for clarification, make referrals to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda [Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2(a)].

 

HEARINGS

4)
Hearing Air Pollution Control District’s Proposed Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget - OPEN HEARING; RECEIVE PUBLIC COMMENT; CLOSE HEARING AND DIRECT STAFF TO CONSIDER ALL COMMENTS RECEIVED IN PREPARATION OF ITS FINAL PROPOSED FISCAL YEAR 2017-2018 BUDGET FOR BOARD CONSIDERATION AT THE SEPTEMBER 2017 GOVERNING BOARD MEETING.

5)
Hearing for adoption of 2017 Ozone Attainment Plan for 2008 Federal 75 ppb 8-Hours Ozone Standard – OPEN HEARING, RECEIVE PUBLIC COMMENT, CLOSE HEARING AND ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING DOCUMENT ENTITLED “EASTERN KERN AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT, 2017 OZONE ATTAINMENT PLAN FOR 2008 FEDERAL 75 PPB 8-HOUR OZONE STANDARD, DIRECT STAFF TO SUBMIT THIS DOCUMENTATION TO THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD (ARB) AND REQUEST ARB TO SUBMIT IT TO THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY.

 

APPOINTMENTS

6-CA)
Reappointment of Hearing Board Member  –  REAPPOINT DR. WALLACE KLECK TO THE HEARING BOARD FOR A THREE-YEAR TERM, ENDING MAY 1, 2020.

 

DISTRICT REQUESTS

7-CA)
2017 DMV Grant Program Proposed Agreements – APPROVE THE NINE 2017 DMV PROGRAM AGREEMENTS, AND AUTHORIZE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN THE AGREEMENTS ONCE THEY ARE EXECUTED AND RETURNED BY THE RESPECTIVE GRANTEE.

8-CA)
Proposed Agreement with Antelope Valley Dust Control Group for regional dust control planning and mitigation measures in the Cantil and Rancho Seco areas - APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT NO. 07-015-2017 WITH ANTELOPE VALLEY DUST CONTROL GROUP.

9-CA)
Proposed Agreement with Southern Kern Unified School District for School Bus Replacement (Carl Moyer) - APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 07-003-2017 WITH SOUTHERN KERN UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE PURCHASE OF A NEW SCHOOL BUS.

10-CA)
Proposed Agreement with Tehachapi Unified School District for School Bus Replacement (AB-923) - APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 07-002-2017 WITH TEHACHAPI UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE PURCHASE OF A NEW SCHOOL BUS.

11-CA)
Proposed Agreement with Sierra Sands Unified School District for School Bus Replacement (AB-923) - APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 07-001-2017 WITH SIERRA SANDS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE PURCHASE OF A NEW SCHOOL BUS.

12-CA)           
Proposed Amendment No. 3 to Agreement 11-021-2015 with Air Sciences Inc. for additional cost for purchase of new Met tower needed at new Ridgecrest monitor location - APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 07-014-2017a WITH AIR SCIENCES INC.

13-CA)           
Proposed Amendment No. 1 to Agreement 05-003-2017 with AC Electric for additional cost for Ridgecrest Air Monitor Electricity (addition of transformer and panel) - APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 07-013-2017a WITH AC ELECTRIC.

14-CA)           
Proposed Amendment No. 1 to Agreement 07-018-2016 with Project Clean Air for payment of 10 percent retention hold in the amount of $1,622 - APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 07-016-2017a WITH PROJECT CLEAN AIR.

15-CA)           
Air Pollution Control Officer Salary - APPROVE AIR POLLUTION CONTROL OFFICER  SALARY COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT OF 10% FROM SALARY RANGE 73.3 TO 75.3, EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 2, 2017, AND REFER TO KERN COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FOR CORRESPONDING AMENDMENT OF SALARY ORDINANCE.

16-CA)           
Air Quality Engineers= and Air Quality Specialist’ Salaries - APPROVE AIR QUALITY ENGINEER SALARY COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT OF 10% FOR AQE I FROM SALARY RANGE 62.7 TO 64.7, AQE II FROM 65.7 TO 67.7 AND AQE III FROM SALARY RANGE 67.7 TO 69.7 AND AIR QUALITY SPECIALIST SALARY INEQUITY ADJUSTMENT OF 10% FOR AQS I FROM SALARY RANGE 58.4 TO 60.4,  AQS II FROM 60.4 TO 62.4 AND SENIOR AIR QUALITY SPECIALIST FROM SALARY RANGE 62.4 TO 64.4, EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 2, 2017, AND REFER TO KERN COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FOR CORRESPONDING AMENDMENT OF SALARY ORDINANCES.

17-CA)           
Business Manager and Office Services Specialist Title Change – APPROVE TITLE CHANGE FROM BUSINESS MANAGER TO AIR QUALITY ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER AND OFFICE SERVICE SPECIALIST – APPROVE TITLE CHANGE FROM OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST TO AIR QUALITY TECHNICIAN.

18-CA)
Air Quality Administrative Manager and Air Quality Technicians’ Salaries – APPROVE AQAM INEQUITY ADJUSTMENT OF 10% FROM SALARY  RANGE  64.1 TO 66.1 AND SALARY COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT OF 10% FOR AQT FROM SALARY RANGE 51.1 TO 53.1, EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 2, 2017, AND REFER TO KERN COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FOR CORRESPONDING AMENDMENT OF SALARY ORDINANCES.

 

MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL

19-CA)
Summary of Proceedings for Meeting of May 11, 2017 – APPROVE AND FILE.

 

DOCUMENTS FOR FILINGS

20-CA)
DISTRICT Notice of Violation's update – RECEIVE AND FILE.

 

DISTRICT UPDATES

21)
APCO Report (Verbal)

ADJOURN TO THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 2:00 PM, REGULAR BOARD SESSION AT TEHACHAPI POLICE DEPARTMENT COMMUNITY CENTER, 220 WEST “C” STREET, TEHACHAPI, CA

 

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Americans with Disabilities Act (Government Code Section 54953.2)
Disabled individuals, who need special assistance to attend or participate in a meeting of the Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District (EKAPCD), may request assistance at the EKAPCD, 2700 “M” St Ste 302, Bakersfield, CA  93301 or by calling 661-862-5250.  Every effort will be made to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities by making meeting materials available in alternative formats.  Requests for assistance should be made at least three (3) working days in advance, whenever possible.

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