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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
EASTERN KERN AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

Regular Meeting
Thursday, November 4, 2021
2:00 P.M.

Location: Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District Board Room
414 W. Tehachapi Blvd., Suite D, Tehachapi, CA

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

IN ACCORDANCE WITH GOVERNOR NEWSOM’S EXECUTIVE ORDER N-25-20,
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS WILL BE LIMITED TO THE EASTERN KERN AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT’S FIELD OFFICE, OR CONDUCTED VIA ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCING, USING MEETING ID: 826 861 7254.

 

DISTRICT TO RECONVENE

DIRECTORS:  Davies (Chairman), Scrivner (Vice-Chairman), Peters, Blades, and Creighton

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)].

 

APPOINTMENTS

3-CA)
Reappointment of Hearing Board Member – REAPPOINT MR. CHRIS ELLIS AS MEMBER TO DISTRICT’S HEARING BOARD FOR A THREE-YEAR TERM, TO EXPIRE ON NOVEMBER 12, 2024.

 

DISTRICT REQUESTS

4-CA)
Redirect remaining balance of Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Funding Agricultural Replacement Measures for Emission Reductions (FARMER) funds to the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District (MDAQMD) – APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE THE AIR POLLUTION CONTROL OFFICER TO SIGN THE REDIRECTION MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU) WITH MDAQMD FOR THE REDIRECTION OF THE REMAINING BALANCE OF FY 18/19 FARMER PROGRAM FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $486,246.62, AND DO ALL OTHER ACTS NECESSARY TO ENSURE REDIRECTION OF THE FUNDS.

5-CA)
California Air Resources Board Carl Moyer Heavy Duty Engine Program Year 24 – ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2021-001-11 REQUESTING $696,998 IN CARL MOYER PROGRAM YEAR 23 FUNDS; AUTHORIZE THE APCO TO SIGN THE AWARD LETTER; SUBMIT THE APPLICATION REQUESTING THE FUNDS; PROVIDED IT IS IN SUBSTANTIALLY THE SAME FORM AS THE DRAFT PROVIDED HEREIN, AND DO ALL OTHER ACTS NECESSARY TO RESERVE AND RECEIVE THE CMP FUNDS.

6-CA)
Proposed agreement with Tehachapi Unified School District (TUSD) to replace a 2000 International school bus utilizing AB 923 funding pursuant to the Lower-Emission School Bus Program (LESBP) – APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT NO. 11-001-2021 WITH TUSD FOR THE PURCHASE OF A NEW SCHOOL BUS.

7-CA)
Proposed agreement with Kernville Unified School District (KUSD) to replace a 1992 Thomas school bus utilizing AB 923 funding pursuant to the Lower-Emission School Bus Program (LESBP) – APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT NO. 11-002-2021 WITH KUSD FOR THE PURCHASE OF A NEW SCHOOL BUS.

8-CA)
Proposed agreement with Kernville Unified School District (KUSD) to replace a 1990 Thomas school bus utilizing AB 923 funding pursuant to the Lower-Emission School Bus Program (LESBP) – APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT NO. 11-003-2021 WITH KUSD FOR THE PURCHASE OF A NEW SCHOOL BUS.

9-CA)
Proposed Agreement with American Ecotech, LLC to provide Communications Package and Web Hosting for two remote E-BAMS – APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT NO. 11-004-2021 WITH AMERICAN ECOTECH LLC.

 

MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL

10)
Schedule of 2022 EKAPCD Governing Board Regular Meetings – DISCUSS, APPROVE AND FILE

11-CA)
Summary of Proceedings for Meeting of September 2, 2021 – APPROVE AND FILE.

 

DOCUMENTS FOR FILINGS

12-CA)
List of Regulatory Control Measures to be considered for Amendment or Adoption During 2022 - RECEIVE AND FILE

 

DISTRICT UPDATES

13)
APCO Report (Verbal)

ADJOURN TO THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 2022, 2:00 PM, REGULAR BOARD SESSION AT EASTERN KERN AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT BOARD ROOM, 414 W. TEHACHAPI BLVD., SUITE D, 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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