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May 2019 Board Agenda

AGENDA
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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

and,

Ridgecrest County Building
400 N. China Lake Blvd., Ridgecrest, California

Thursday, May 2, 2019
2:00 P.M.

 

DISTRICT TO RECONVENE

DIRECTORS:  Parris (Chairman), Scrivner (Vice-Chairman), Gleason, Mower and Davies

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

 

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

1)
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

2)
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)].

 

DISTRICT REQUESTS

3-CA)
2019 DMV Grant Program Recommended Projects – RECEIVE AND APPROVE THE DISTRICT’S 2019 DMV GRANT PROGRAM RECOMMENDED PROJECT LIST; RECEIVE PUBLIC COMMENT; AUTHORIZE STAFF AND LEGAL COUNSEL TO DRAFT NECESSARY PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION AGREEMENTS; AND BRING BACK SAID AGREEMENTS FOR CONSIDERATION AT THE JULY 2019 BOARD MEETING.

4-CA)
Proposed Agreement with Agilaire, LLC for Communication Services for the Canebrake Air Monitor – APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT NO. 05-001-2019 WITH AGILAIRE, LLC FOR COMMUNICATION SERVICES.

5-CA)
Sub-Recipient Agreement from California Air Pollution Control Officers Association for the District to receive PM2.5 103 Grant Funds – AUTHORIZE THE AIR POLLUTION CONTROL OFFICER TO SIGN A SUB-RECIPIENT AGREEMENT WITH THE CALIFORNIA AIR POLLUTION CONTROL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION, AND AUTHORIZE THE AIR POLLUTION CONTROL OFFICER TO DO ALL OTHER ACTS NECESSARY TO RECEIVE FUNDS FROM THE PM2.5 MONITORING PROGRAM.

6-CA)
California Air Resources Board Assembly Bill 617 Community Air Protection Program (CAPP) Grant Funds – ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2019-001-05 REQUESTING $101,964 IN ASSEMBLY BILL 617 CAPP GRANT FUNDS; AUTHORIZE THE APCO TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT WITH CARB; SUBMIT A CERTIFIED COPY OF THE BOARD RESOLUTION TO CARB, AND DO ALL OTHER ACTS NECESSARY TO RESERVE AND RECEIVE AB 617 FUNDS.

7-CA)
Community Air Protection (CAP) Funds as Authorized Under Assembly Bill (AB) 134 – ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2019-002-05 REQUESTING $203,000 IN FISCAL YEAR 2018-2019 AB 134 CAP FUNDS; AUTHORIZE THE APCO TO SIGN THE AWARD LETTER; SUBMIT A CERTIFIED COPY OF THE BOARD RESOLUTION TO CARB, AND DO ALL OTHER ACTS NECESSARY TO RESERVE AND RECEIVE FISCAL YEAR 2018-2019 CAP FUNDS.

8-CA)
California Air Resources Board Funding Agricultural Replacement Measures for Emissions Reductions (FARMER) Grant Program for California State Fiscal Year 2018-2019 – ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2019-003-05 REQUESTING $711,783 IN FARMER FUNDS; AUTHORIZE APCO TO SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATION; SIGN THE AWARD LETTER; AND DO ALL OTHER ACTS NECESSARY TO RESERVE AND RECEIVE STATE FISCAL YEAR 2018-2019 FARMER FUNDS.

9-CA)
Sub-Recipient Agreement from California Air Pollution Control Officers Association for the District to receive Woodstove Grant Funds – ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2019-004-05 REQUESTING FUNDING FOR WOODSTOVE REPLACEMENT; AUTHORIZE AIR POLLUTION CONTROL OFFICER TO SIGN A SUB-RECIPIENT AGREEMENT WITH THE CALIFORNIA AIR POLLUTION CONTROL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION; AUTHORIZE THE AIR POLLUTION CONTROL OFFICER TO DO ALL OTHER ACTS NECESSARY TO RECEIVE FUNDS FROM THE WOODSMOKE REDUCTION PROGRAM.
 

10-CA)
Amendment to Agreement No. 07-001-2018 with Project Clean Air to extend the life of the project by one year. APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT NO. 05-002-2019a WITH PROJECT CLEAN AIR TO EXTEND THE LIFE OF THE PROJECT BY ONE YEAR.

11-CA)
Proposed Agreement with Mojave Unified School District for School Bus Replacement utilizing Assembly Bill 923 funds– APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT NO. 05-003-2019 WITH MOJAVE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE PURCHASE OF A NEW SCHOOL BUS.

12-CA)
Air Pollution Control Officer Salary - APPROVE AIR POLLUTION CONTROL OFFICER COST OF LIVING SALARY ADJUSTMENT OF 7.5% FROM SALARY RANGE 75.3 TO 76.8, EFFECTIVE MAY 2, 2019, AND REFER TO KERN COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FOR CORRESPONDING AMENDMENT OF SALARY ORDINANCE.

13-CA)
Approval of Additional Air Quality Specialist I/II Position – APPROVE THE ADDITION OF ONE NEW AIR QUALITY SPECIALIST I/II TO DISTRICT STAFF.

 

MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL

14-CA)
Summary of Proceedings for Meeting of January 31, 2019 – APPROVE AND FILE.

15-CA)
Summary of Proceedings for Meeting of March 7, 2019 – APPROVE AND FILE.

 

DOCUMENTS FOR FILINGS

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

 

DISTRICT UPDATES

17)
APCO Report (Verbal)

ADJOURN TO THURSDAY, JULY 25, 2019, 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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