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Events

Engaging the public throughout the development and implementation of AB 617 will be paramount. The District plans to host a series of workshops, public meetings, and community forums to educate the public, yet more importantly, to solicit suggestions and feedback on a wide variety of issues, including allocation of funds, identifying communities for potential enhanced monitoring and action plan development.

Upcoming Events

Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Community Steering Committee Meeting #17

  • Wednesday, December 11, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Vang Pao Elementary School Cafeteria
    4100 E. Heaton Ave., Fresno, CA 93702
Meeting Documents
Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Community Steering Committee Meeting #18

  • Wednesday, January 8, 2020
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Vang Pao Elementary School Cafeteria
    4100 E. Heaton Ave., Fresno, CA 93702
Meeting Documents
Valley Air District

Shafter Community Steering Committee Meeting #17

  • Monday, January 13, 2020
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Shafter Veterans Hall
    309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
Meeting Documents
California Air Resources Board (CARB)

Board Meeting

  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
  • 4:00pm: Meeting
  • Shafter Veterans Hall
    309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
Meeting Documents
Valley Air District

Shafter Community Steering Committee Meeting #18

  • Monday, March 9, 2020
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Shafter Veterans Hall
    309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
Meeting Documents
Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Community Steering Committee Meeting #19

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2020
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Vang Pao Elementary School Cafeteria
    4100 E. Heaton Ave., Fresno, CA 93702
Meeting Documents

Past Events

Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Community Steering Committee Meeting #16

  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Vang Pao Elementary School Cafeteria
    4100 E. Heaton Ave., Fresno, CA 93702
Meeting Documents
Valley Air District

Shafter Community Steering Committee Meeting #16

  • Monday, November 4, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Shafter Veterans Hall
    309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
Meeting Documents
Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Community Steering Committee Meeting #15

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Vang Pao Elementary School Cafeteria
    4100 E. Heaton Ave., Fresno, CA 93702
Meeting Documents
Valley Air District

Shafter Community Steering Committee Meeting #15

  • Monday, October 21, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Shafter Veterans Hall
    309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
Meeting Documents
Valley Air District

Shafter Community Steering Committee Meeting #14

  • Monday, September 9, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Shafter Veterans Hall
    309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
Meeting Documents
Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Community Steering Committee Meeting #14

  • Wednesday, September 4, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Vang Pao Elementary School Cafeteria
    4100 E. Heaton Ave., Fresno, CA 93702
Meeting Documents
Valley Air District

This workshop is the latest in the District’s public engagement process to implement AB 617 and identify year two communities for a comprehensive Community Engagement and Protection Program.

Webcast

Valley Air District

Public Workshop
Opportunity for the public and committee members from both AB 617 Communities to review and discuss the proposed Community Emissions Reduction Programs (CERPs) for South Central Fresno and the City of Shafter.

  • Wednesday, August 28, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Valley Air District
    1990 E Gettysburg Ave., Fresno, CA 93726
  • Public Notice:
    ENGLISH ESPAÑOL
  • Presentation:
    ENGLISH ESPAÑOL

Webcast

Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Community Steering Committee Meeting #13

  • Tuesday, August 27, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Vang Pao Elementary School Cafeteria
    4100 E. Heaton Ave., Fresno, CA 93702
Meeting Documents
Valley Air District

Shafter Community Steering Committee Meeting #13

  • Monday, August 26, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Shafter Veterans Hall
    309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
Meeting Documents
Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Community Steering Committee Meeting #12

  • Wednesday, August 14, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Vang Pao Elementary School Cafeteria
    4100 E. Heaton Ave., Fresno, CA 93702
Meeting Documents
Valley Air District

Shafter Community Steering Committee Meeting #12

  • Monday, August 12, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Shafter Veterans Hall
    309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
Meeting Documents
Valley Air District

Steering Committee Meeting #11
Opportunity for committee members and the public to meet and work through the proposed CERP strategies, ask questions of CARB and District staff, and provide additional feedback on the potential measures that will be considered for the Shafter CERP.

  • Monday, August 5, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-in
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Shafter Veterans Hall
    309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
Meeting Documents
Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Steering Committee Open House
Opportunity for committee members and the public to meet and work through the proposed CERP strategies, ask questions of CARB and District staff, and provide additional feedback on the potential measures that will be considered for the South Central Fresno CERP.

  • Wednesday, July 31, 2019
  • 5:30pm - 7:30pm
  • District Office, 1990 E Gettysburg Ave
    Fresno, CA 93726
Valley Air District

This workshop is the latest in the District’s public engagement process to implement AB 617 and identify year two communities for a comprehensive Community Engagement and Protection Program.

Webcast

Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Community Steering Committee Meeting #11

  • Wednesday, July 24, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Vang Pao Elementary School Cafeteria
    4100 E. Heaton Ave., Fresno, CA 93702
Meeting Documents
Valley Air District

Shafter Community Steering Committee Meeting #10

  • Monday, July 22, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Shafter Veterans Hall
    309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
Meeting Documents
Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Community Steering Committee Meeting #10

  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Vang Pao Elementary School Cafeteria
    4100 E. Heaton Ave., Fresno, CA 93702
Meeting Documents
Valley Air District

Shafter Community Steering Committee Meeting #9

  • Monday, July 8, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Shafter Veterans Hall
    309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
View Summary, Items, and Media
Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Community Steering Committee Meeting #9

  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Vang Pao Elementary School Cafeteria
    4100 E. Heaton Ave., Fresno, CA 93702
View Summary, Items, and Media
Valley Air District

Shafter Community Steering Committee Meeting #8

  • Monday, June 24, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Shafter Veterans Hall
    309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
View Summary, Items, and Media
Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Steering Committee Meeting #8

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Vang Pao Elementary School
    4100 E. Heaton Ave., Fresno, CA 93702
View Summary, Items, and Media
Valley Air District

Shafter Community Steering Committee Meeting #7

  • Monday, June 10, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Shafter Veteran’s Hall
    309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
View Summary, Items, and Media
Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Steering Committee Meeting #7

  • Thursday, May 30, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Vang Pao Elementary School
    4100 E. Heaton Ave., Fresno, CA 93702
View Summary, Items, and Media
Valley Air District

Shafter Community Steering Committee Meeting #6

  • Monday, May 13, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Shafter Veteran’s Hall
    309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
View Summary, Items, and Media
Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Community Steering Committee Meeting #6

  • Wednesday, May 8, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • East Fresno Boys and Girls Club
    1621 S. Cedar Avenue, Fresno, CA 93702
View Summary, Items, and Media
Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Community Steering Committee Meeting #5

  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • East Fresno Boys and Girls Club
    1621 S. Cedar Avenue, Fresno, CA 93702
View Summary, Items, and Media
Valley Air District

Shafter Community Steering Committee Meeting #5

  • Monday, April 8, 2019
  • 5:00pm: Check-In
  • 5:30pm: Meeting
  • Shafter Veteran’s Hall
    309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
View Summary, Items, and Media
Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Community Steering Committee Meeting #4

    • Wednesday, March 13, 2019
    • 5:30pm: Check-In
    • 6:00pm: Meeting
    • East Fresno Boys and Girls Club, 1621 S. Cedar Avenue, Fresno, CA 93702
View Summary, Items, and Media
Valley Air District

Shafter Community Steering Committee Meeting #4

  • Monday, March 11, 2019
  • 5:30pm: Check-In
  • 6:00pm: Meeting
  • Shafter Veteran’s Hall
    309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
View Summary, Items, and Media
Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Community Steering Committee Meeting #3

  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019
  • 5:30pm: Check-In
  • 6:00pm: Meeting
  • Boys and Girls Club of Fresno County
    540 N Augusta St, Fresno, CA 93701
View Summary, Items, and Media
Valley Air District

Shafter Community Steering Committee Meeting #3

  • Monday, February 11, 2019
  • 5:30pm: Check-In
  • 6:00pm: Meeting
  • Shafter Veteran’s Hall
    309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
View Summary, Items, and Media
Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Community Steering Committee Meeting

  • Wednesday, January 16, 2019
  • 5:30pm: Check-In
  • 6:00pm: Meeting
  • Roosevelt High School Cafeteria
    4250 E Tulare Ave, Fresno, CA 93702
    Location Map: ENGLISHESPAÑOL
View Summary, Items, and Media
Valley Air District

Shafter Community Steering Committee Meeting

  • Monday, January 14, 2019
  • 5:30pm: Check-In
  • 6:00pm: Meeting
  • Shafter Veteran’s Hall
    309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
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Valley Air District

Shafter Community Steering Committee Meeting

  • Monday, December 17, 2018
  • 6pm
  • Shafter Veteran’s Hall
  • 309 California Ave, Shafter, CA 93263
View Summary, Items, and Media
Valley Air District

South Central Fresno Community Steering Committee Meeting

  • Thursday, December 13, 2018
  • 6pm
  • Sequoia Middle School
  • 4050 E Hamilton Ave, Fresno, CA 93702
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Valley Air District

South Central Fresno AB 617 Kickoff
Join the Valley Air District for an update on the local implementation of AB 617 which aims to improve air quality in Valley communities.

Valley Air District

AB 617 Draft Expedited Schedule for Evaluating Best Available Retrofit Control Technology

  • November 1, 2018
  • 9:00 AM
  • San Joaquin Valley APCD Offices Governing Board Room
  • 1990 E. Gettysburg Avenue, Fresno, CA 93726
  • This workshop will include a video conference to the SJV Air District regional offices:
    SJV Northern Region Office: 4800 Enterprise Way, Modesto, CA 95356
    SJV Southern Region Office: 34946 Flyover Court, Bakersfield, CA 93308
  • Public Notice
  • Draft Staff Report
  • Presentation
  • Webcast
Valley Air District

Shafter AB 617 Kickoff
Join the Valley Air District for an update on the local implementation of AB 617 which aims to improve air quality in Valley communities.

ARB

Public Meeting to Consider Assembly Bill 617 Community Air Protection Program - Community Selection and Program Requirements

  • September 27, 2018
  • 9:00 a.m.
  • California Environmental Protection Agency
  • Air Resources Board | Byron Sher Auditorium
    1001 I Street Sacramento, California 95814
  • More information
ARB

Workshop for Proposed Regulation for Criteria Pollutant and Toxic Air Contaminant Emissions Reporting

  • August 2, 2018
  • 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
  • San Joaquin Valley APCD Offices
    Governing Board Room
  • 1990 E. Gettysburg Avenue, Fresno, CA 93726
  • This workshop will include a video conference to the SJV Air District regional offices:
    SJV Northern Region Office: 4800 Enterprise Way, Modesto, CA 95356
    SJV Southern Region Office: 34946 Flyover Court, Bakersfield, CA 93308
  • More information
ARB

Community Air Protection Program (Program) and Study of Neighborhood Air near Petroleum Sources (SNAPS)

  • June 19, 2018
  • 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
  • San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District offices
    Governing Board Room
  • 1990 E. Gettysburg Avenue, Fresno, CA 93726
  • This workshop will include a video conference to the SJV Air District regional offices:
    SJV Northern Region Office: 4800 Enterprise Way, Modesto, CA 95356
    SJV Southern Region Office: 34946 Flyover Court, Bakersfield, CA 93308
  • More information
Valley Air District

AB 617 Process for Evaluating Best Available Retrofit Control Technology

  • June 14, 2018
  • 2:00 PM
  • San Joaquin Valley APCD Offices
    Governing Board Room
  • 1990 E. Gettysburg Avenue, Fresno, CA 93726
  • This workshop will include a video conference to the SJV Air District regional offices:
    SJV Northern Region Office: 4800 Enterprise Way, Modesto, CA 95356
    SJV Southern Region Office: 34946 Flyover Court, Bakersfield, CA 93308
  • Public Notice
  • Draft Staff Report
  • Presentation
  • Webcast
ARB

Workshop for Proposed Regulation for Criteria Pollutant and Toxic Air Contaminant Emissions Reporting

  • June 5, 2018
  • 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
  • San Joaquin Valley APCD Offices
    Governing Board Room
  • 1990 E. Gettysburg Avenue, Fresno, CA 93726
  • This workshop will include a video conference to the SJV Air District regional offices:
    SJV Northern Region Office: 4800 Enterprise Way, Modesto, CA 95356
    SJV Southern Region Office: 34946 Flyover Court, Bakersfield, CA 93308
  • More information
Valley Air District

Workshop to Discuss Identification Process for San Joaquin Valley Communities Recommended for Additional Clean Air Resources under AB 617

CCAC

Community Workshop to solicit community input to assist the District in expending new community emission reduction funds authorized under AB 134, and begin dialogue concerning prioritization of communities for air quality monitoring, in a manner that reflects the needs and interests of Valley residents.

  • May 17, 2018
  • 5:30 - 7:30pm
  • Assembly of God Church
  • 1147 W Drive, Merced CA 95341
  • Merced County
  • Contact: Martha Armas-Kelly (209) 247-5360
CVAQ/CCEJN

Community Workshop to solicit community input to assist the District in expending new community emission reduction funds authorized under AB 134, and begin dialogue concerning prioritization of communities for air quality monitoring, in a manner that reflects the needs and interests of Valley residents.

  • May 16, 2018
  • 5:30 - 7:30pm
  • Malaga Elementary
  • 3910 S. Ward Ave. Fresno CA 93725
  • Fresno County
  • Contact: Dolores Weller (559) 272-4874
CCEJN/MCCF

Community Workshop to solicit community input to assist the District in expending new community emission reduction funds authorized under AB 134, and begin dialogue concerning prioritization of communities for air quality monitoring, in a manner that reflects the needs and interests of Valley residents.

  • May 10, 2018
  • 5:30 - 7:30pm
  • Madera Public Library
  • 121 N G Street, Madera CA 93367
  • Madera County
  • Contact: Mark Coley (559) 661-1879
CCEJN

Community Workshop to solicit community input to assist the District in expending new community emission reduction funds authorized under AB 134, and begin dialogue concerning prioritization of communities for air quality monitoring, in a manner that reflects the needs and interests of Valley residents.

  • May 02, 2018
  • 5:30 - 7:30pm
  • David Head Center
  • 10300 San Diego St, Lamont, CA 93241
  • Kern County
  • Contact: Gustavo Aguirre Jr. (661) 889-1917
ARB

Community Workshop to solicit community input to assist the District in expending new community emission reduction funds authorized under AB 134, and begin dialogue concerning prioritization of communities for air quality monitoring, in a manner that reflects the needs and interests of Valley residents.

  • April 27, 2018
  • 9:00 am
  • Details available here: ARB bulletin
CCAC

Community Workshop to solicit community input to assist the District in expending new community emission reduction funds authorized under AB 134, and begin dialogue concerning prioritization of communities for air quality monitoring, in a manner that reflects the needs and interests of Valley residents.

  • April 25, 2018
  • 5:30 - 7:30pm
  • Professional Development Center
  • 4031 W. Noble Ave., Visalia, Ca. 93277
  • Tulare County
  • Contact: Yanni Gonzalez (707) 362-9144
ARB

AB 617 Consultation Group Meeting

CVAQ/Valley Improvement Project

Community Workshop to solicit community input to assist the District in expending new community emission reduction funds authorized under AB 134, and begin dialogue concerning prioritization of communities for air quality monitoring, in a manner that reflects the needs and interests of Valley residents.

  • April 23, 2018
  • 5:30 - 7:30pm
  • Modesto Library
  • 1500 I Street, Modesto, CA 95354
  • Stanislaus County
  • Contact: Dolores Weller (559) 272-4874
CCAC

Community Workshop to solicit community input to assist the District in expending new community emission reduction funds authorized under AB 134, and begin dialogue concerning prioritization of communities for air quality monitoring, in a manner that reflects the needs and interests of Valley residents.

  • April 11, 2018
  • 5:30 - 7:30pm
  • Kings County Behavioral Health - Hope Room
  • 460 Kings County Dr., Ste. 101 Hanford, Ca 93230
  • Kings County
  • Contact: Yanni Gonzalez (707) 362-9144
ARB

Community Air Grants

ARB

AB 617 Consultation Group Meeting

ARB

Community Air Grant Guidelines

Valley Air District

Workshop on AB617 and the Community Engagement and Protection Program

Valley Air District

Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting

  • March 6th
  • 10:00am
  • Hosted in District’s Fresno office
  • Video teleconferenced to Bakersfield and Modesto District offices
Valley Air District

AB617 Grant Applicant/Industry Workshop

  • March 1st
  • 10am to 12pm
  • Hosted in District’s Fresno Office
  • Video teleconference to Bakersfield and Modesto District Offices
  • Presentation
ARB

CARB San Joaquin Valley Summit on AB 617

  • Feb. 27, 2018 at 9am to 3pm
  • East Bakersfield Veterans Building
  • 2101 Ridge Road, Bakersfield
  • Public Notice
Valley Air District

District Environmental Justice Advisory Group Meeting, Update on AB617

  • Feb. 22, 2018 at 5:30pm
  • Video-teleconferenced in all District regional offices
  • EJAG Meeting agenda
ARB

Joint Workshop with CARB on AB617 Funding

  • Feb. 20, 2018 at 6pm to 8pm
  • Hosted in District’s Fresno office
  • Video teleconferenced to Bakersfield and Modesto District offices.
  • Public Notice
  • Presentation
Valley Air District

District Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting, ARB Presents on AB617

  • Feb. 6, 2018 at 10am
  • Video-teleconferenced in all District regional offices
  • CAC Meeting agenda
ARB

Workshop for the Funding Agricultural Replacement Measures for Emission Reductions (FARMER) Program

Valley Air District

District Governing Board Meeting

For assistance or if you have any questions, please contact our central office: (559) 230-6000