Friday, February 26, 2016, Imperial County Supervisor Jack Terrazas visited the Imperial Valley Desert Museum to present the final installment of a total $125,000 donation for two County-sponsored exhibits.
No Burning During NAF Open House/Air Show on March 11, 2016 and March 12, 2016. Quemas Prohibidas Durante el Show Aéreo Naval en 11 de Marzo y 12 de Marzo.
The Imperial County Air Pollution Control District (Air District) has prepared three Draft Exceptional Event (EE) Demonstrations which support the requested exclusion of the measured concentrations at the Brawley and Niland monitors on April 15 and 16 and October 9 and 28 of 2013.
A Special Board of Supervisors meeting will take place on February 23, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. to select a new air carrier to provide flight services for Imperial County.
Calexico West Port Expansion and Salton Sea Restoration
The Imperial County Board of Supervisors applauds Congressman Juan Vargas, as well as Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, for their efforts to ensure that the president's fiscal year 2017 budget request included funding for the Calexico West port expansion project and Salton Sea restoration efforts.
Today, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors announced the appointment of Crystal Duran as the County Librarian to replace retiring current County Librarian Connie Barrington.
Today, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors approved the Imperial County Air Pollution Control Officer Brad Poiriez's request to submit a grant application to the California Air Resources Board's (CARB) Carl Moyer Program for $329,999.
The County of Imperial has been notified by the U.S. Department of Transportation that three airlines, Boutique Air, Inc., Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. And Mokulele Arilines have submitted proposals to provide air travel services for the Imperial County Airport through the Essential Air Service program. The public has until February 25, 2016 to review and provide comments relating to the proposals.
During the Board of Supervisors meeting yesterday, Disctrict 5 Supervisor Ray Castillo provided a report on the series of meetings with federal legislative representatives' staff and the U.S. Department of Transportation that took place in Washington, D.C. last week.
Although there is no evidence of mosquitoes carrying Zika virus in California, people should always take steps to avoid mosquito bites, including removing standing water, wearing long sleeved-shirts and long pants, and wearing insect repellant when necessary.