Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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DIGEST

Local air pollution control agency contracts. Local air pollution control agency contracts. Authorizes a county, city, or town to establish or designate an agency to act for the county, city, or town as a local air pollution control agency. Requires the commissioner of the department of environmental management to enter into a contract with a county, city, or town air pollution control agency that is willing to enter into the contract. Provides that a contract between the department and a county, city, or town air pollution control agency must: (1) require the department to advise, cooperate with, and provide technical Local air pollution control agency contracts. Local air pollution control agency contracts. Authorizes a county, city, or town to establish or designate an agency to act for the county, city, or town as a local air pollution control agency. Requires the commissioner of the department of environmental management to enter into a contract with a county, city, or town air pollution control agency that is willing to enter into the contract. Provides that a contract between the department and a county, city, or town air pollution control agency must: (1) require the department to advise, cooperate with, and provide technical assistance to the air pollution control agency; (2) authorize the air pollution control agency to undertake air pollution control activities on behalf of the department or in enforcement of ordinances of the county, city, or town; and (3) provide for the payment of fair monetary compensation for the air pollution control activities performed by the air pollution control agency. Requires that the compensation paid to the air pollution control agency be at least sufficient to cover the agency's staffing and operating costs and that the rate of compensation be adjusted each year according to changes in the Consumer Price Index. ... View more