The Chair will open the meeting, then adjourn for about a 30-minute break for Board members and the public to go outside and view trucks on display with SmartWay and other clean technology systems. The Board meeting will be reconvened at approximately 9:00 a.m.
Agenda Item #
Continue Agenda Items 08-11-3 and 08-11-4 from December 11, 2008
Board Commentsand Questions
08-11-3 Motion and Vote
08-11-4 Motion and Vote
Public Hearing to Consider a Research Proposal
“Potential Design, Implementation, and Benefits of a Feebate Program for New Passenger Vehicles in California” $796,640.
Public Meeting to Present to the Board aStrategic Plan for Enforcement of Diesel Emission Control Regulations Pursuant to Assembly Bill (AB) 233, Jones (Chapter 592 Statutes of 2007)
AB 233, requires ARB to review its enforcement of diesel emission control regulations and develop a strategic plan for consistent, comprehensive, and fair enforcement of these regulations. AB 233 requires that the plan be developed in conjunction with local air districts and the public and be reviewed by the Board in a public hearing. ARB is required to submit this plan to the California Legislature by January 1, 2009, and every three years thereafter.
The Board will hold a closed session, as authorized by Government Code section 11126(e), to confer with, and receive advice from, its legal counsel regarding the following pending litigation:
Central Valley Chrysler-Jeep, Inc. et al. v. Goldstene, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, No. 08-17378 on appeal from U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. - Fresno).
Fresno Dodge, Inc. et al. v. California Air Resources Board et al., Superior Court of California (Fresno County), Case No. 04CE CG03498.
General Motors Corp. et al. v. California Air Resources Board et al., Superior Court of California (Fresno County), Case No. 05CE CG02787.
State of California by and through Arnold Schwarzenegger, the California Air Resources Board, and the Attorney General v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Stephen L. Johnson, Administrator, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 08-1178.
Green Mountain Chrysler-Plymouth-Dodge-Jeep, et al. v. Crombie, 508 F.Supp.2d 295, U.S. District Court Vermont (2007), appeal to U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit,
Nos. 07-4342-cv(L) and 07-4360-cv(CON).
Tesoro Refining and Marketing Company v. California Air Resources Board, Superior Court of California (Sacramento County), Case No. 34-2008-80000064.
OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE BOARD TO COMMENT ON MATTERS OF INTEREST
Board members may identify matters they would like to have noticed for consideration at future meetings and comment on topics of interest; no formal action on these topics will be taken without further notice.
OPEN SESSION TO PROVIDE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO ADDRESS THE BOARD ON SUBJECT MATTERS WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF THE BOARD.
Although no formal Board action may be taken, the Board is allowing an opportunity to interested members of the public to address the Board on items of interest that are within the Board's jurisdiction, but that do not specifically appear on the agenda. Each person will be allowed a maximum of three minutes to ensure that everyone has a chance to speak.
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THE AGENDA ITEMS LISTED ABOVE MAY BE CONSIDERED IN A DIFFERENT ORDER AT THE BOARD MEETING. THOSE ITEMS ABOVE THAT ARE NOT COMPLETED ON DECEMBER 11 WILL BE HEARD BEGINNING AT 8:30 A.M. ON DECEMBER 12.
SMOKING IS NOT PERMITTED AT MEETINGS OF THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD