Kern County Board of SupervisorsBoard Chambers, First Floor1115 Truxtun AvenueBakersfield, CA 93301
(Spanish translation services will be provided at the January 24th Board Meeting.)
CONSENT CALENDAR: The following item(s) on the consent calendar will be voted on by the Board immediately after the start of the public meeting, unless removed from the consent calendar either upon a Board member's request or if someone in the audience wishes to speak on it.
Consent Item #
Public Meeting to Consider Appointment of a New Member to the Research Screening Committee
Staff will recommend the appointment of Dr. Alan Vette to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Dr. Dan Costa of U.S. EPA. The Board's Research Screening Committee consists of scientists, engineers, and others who are knowledgeable, technically qualified, and experienced in air pollution research. Dr. Vette is the Assistant Director for Air, Climate and Energy research at the U.S. EPA's National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory.
Note: The following agenda items may be heard in a different order at the Board meeting.
Agenda Item #
Public Meeting to Hear an Overview of PM2.5 Science and Research and to Consider Approving the San Joaquin Valley PM2.5 State Implementation Plan
Motion and Vote
Staff will present an overview of the latest PM2.5 air quality science and on-going research which supported the development of the San Joaquin Valley 2012 PM2.5 State Implementation Plan (2012 PM2.5 Plan). The Board will then consider approving the 2012 PM2.5 Plan as a revision to the California State Implementation Plan. The 2012 PM2.5 Plan demonstrates the San Joaquin Valley will attain the federal 24-hour PM2.5 standard (adopted in 2006) by 2019.
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.
TO SUBMIT WRITTEN COMMENTS ON AN AGENDA ITEM IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING SUBMIT 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
SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION REQUEST
Special accommodation or language needs can be provided for any of the following:
• An interpreter to be available at the hearing; • Documents made available in an alternate format or another language; • A disability-related reasonable accommodation.
To request these special accommodations or language needs, 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 7 business days before the scheduled Board hearing. TTY/TDD/Speech to Speech users may dial 711 for the California Relay Service.
Comodidad especial o necesidad de otro idioma puede ser proveido para alguna de las siguientes:
• Un intérprete que esté disponible en la audiencia • Documentos disponibles en un formato alterno u otro idioma. • Una acomodación razonable relacionados con una incapacidad.
Para solicita estas comodidades especiales o necesidades de otro idioma, por favor llame a la oficina del Consejo al (916) 322-5594 o envie un fax a (916) 322-3928 lo mas pronto posible, pero no menos de 7 dias de trabajo antes del dia programado para la audiencia del Consejo. TTY/TDD/Personas que necesiten este servicio pueden marcar el 711 para el Servicio de Retransmision de Mensajes de California.
SMOKING IS NOT PERMITTED AT MEETINGS OF THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD