All items on the consent calendar will be voted on by the Board immediately after the start of the public meeting. Any item may be removed from the consent calendar by a Board member or by someone in the audience who would like to speak on that item. The following items are on the consent calendar:
Consent Item #
Public Meeting to Consider a Research Proposal
Motion and Vote
“Identifying Determinants of Very Low Energy Consumption Rates Observed in Some California Households,” University of California, Davis, $94,911, Proposal No. 2694-267.Proposed Resolution
Public Hearing to Consider Proposed Amendments to the Area Designations for State Ambient Air Quality Standards
Motion and Vote
Staff will present to the Board a routine annual update to the State area designations. Based on a review of air quality data for 2006-2008, staff is proposing several changes to the State area designations for ozone, nitrogen dioxide, lead, and PM 2.5, as well as minor changes to designation criteria language.
Public Meeting to Consider Approval of the South Coast Air Basin PM10 Redesignation Request, Maintenance Plan, and Transportation Conformity Budgets
Motion and Vote
Staff will present to the Board for approval the South Coast Air Basin PM10 redesignation request, maintenance plan, and transportation conformity budgets. The South Coast has attained the 24-hour PM10 National Ambient Air Quality Standard by the required 2006 attainment date.
Note: The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.
Agenda Item #
Public Meeting toUpdate the Board on Proposition 1B: Goods Movement Emission Reduction Program Guidelines
Motion and Vote
Staff will present to the Board proposed updates to the Program Guidelines that lay out the eligible equipment and project funding levels for the next installment of $500 million to reduce diesel emissions and health impacts from freight movement along California’s four priority trade corridors.
Public Meeting to Consider Near-Term Revisions to the Lower-Emission School Bus Program Guidelines and the Carl Moyer Incentive Program Guidelines
Motion and Vote
Staff will propose to the Board near-term revisions to the lower-emission school bus program and Carl Moyer Program guidelines to address recent legislative directives as well as stakeholder feedback received during implementation of the programs. Staff will also discuss revisions to the tiered transaction concept in the on-road portion of the Carl Moyer Program and request that the Board direct staff to pursue the development of this concept under the public process for approval by the Executive Officer.
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 or potential litigation:
Central Valley Chrysler-Jeep, Inc. et al. v. Goldstene, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, on appeal from U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Fresno), Case No. 08 17378.
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.
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, Case Nos. 07-4342-cv(L) and 07-4360-cv(CON).
Pacific Merchant Shipping Association v. Goldstene, U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal Fresno), Case No. 2:09-CV-01151-MCE-EFB.
American Trucking Association, et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, et al., U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Case No. 09-1090.
POET, LLC, et al. v. Goldstene, et al., Superior Court of California (Fresno County), Case No. 09CECG04850.
Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, et al. v. Goldstene, U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Fresno), Case No. 1:09−cv−02234−LJO−DLB.
National Petroleum & Refiners Association, et al. v. Goldstene, et al., U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal. Fresno) Case No. 1:10-cv-00163-AWI-GSA.
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 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.
TO SUBMIT WRITTEN COMMENTS ON AN AGENDA ITEM IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING GO TO:
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT THE CLERK OF THE BOARD 1001 I Street, 23rd Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814, (916) 322-5594 ARB Homepage: http://www.arb.ca.gov
To request a special accommodation or language needs for any of the following:
• An interpreter to be available at the hearing. • Have documents available in an alternate format (i.e. Braille, Large print) or another language. • A disability-related reasonable accommodation.
Please contact the Clerk of the Board at (916) 322-5594 or by facsimile at (916) 322-3928 as soon as possible, but no later than 10 business days before the scheduled Board hearing. TTY/TDD/Speech to Speech users may dial 711 for the California Relay Service.
Para solicitar alguna comodidad especial o necesidad de otro idioma para alguna de las siguientes:
• Un intérprete que esté disponible en la audiencia • Tener documentos disponibles en un formato alterno (por decir, sistema Braille, o en impresión grande) u otro idioma. • Una acomodación razonable relacionados con una incapacidad.
Por favor llame a la oficina del Secretario del Consejo de Recursos Atmosféricos al (916) 322-5594 o envíe un fax al (916) 322-3928 no menos de diez (10) días laborales antes del día programado para la audiencia. Para el Servicio Telefónico de California para Personas con Problemas Auditivos, ó de teléfonos TDD pueden marcar al 711.
SMOKING IS NOT PERMITTED AT MEETINGS OF THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD