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8/29/2017

County Prepares to Participate in the California Health Interview Survey this Fall
County Prepares to Participate in the California Health Interview Survey this Fall

The Imperial County Public Health Department announced today that the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) will be administered in Imperial County again this year. CHIS is a telephone survey conducted annually on various health topics. The information collected gives researchers, community members, and public agencies a clear picture of the current health and health needs for counties across the state.

8/29/2017

Join the Imperial County Area Agency on Aging in Observing Grandparents Day on Sunday, September 10, 2017
Join the Imperial County Area Agency on Aging in Observing Grandparents Day on Sunday, September 10, 2017

The Imperial County Area Agency on Aging encourages everyone to observe National Grandparents Day on Sunday, September 10, 2017. This date is set aside every year to honor grandparents nationwide and to encourage families to spend time with them on this special day to thank our grandparents for their service to society and the guidance of a new generation.

8/28/2017

Excessive Heat Warning Remains in Effect Until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, August 31, 2017
Excessive Heat Warning Remains in Effect Until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, August 31, 2017

The National Weather Service has extended its "Excessive Heat Warning" until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, August 31, 2017. Temperatures are expected to rise in the high 108 to 115 degrees in the lower desert areas.

8/28/2017

Brandt Road, Northwest of Calipatria, is Closed August 30, 2017 Due to Road Repair
Brandt Road, Northwest of Calipatria, is Closed August 30, 2017 Due to Road Repair

The Imperial County Department of Public Works (ICDPW) wishes to inform the public that Brandt Road between Sinclair Road and Eddins Road, northwest of Clipatria, will be closed August 30, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. due to road repairs. Please use an alternate route.

8/25/2017

Excessive Heat Warning in Effect on August 27, 2017 from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Excessive Heat Warning in Effect on August 27, 2017 from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued an "Excessive Heat Warning" for August 27, 2017, from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Temperatures are expected to rise in the high 108 to 114 degrees in the lower desert areas.

8/24/2017

Notice of Preliminary Decision to Issue a Renewal Title V Operating Permit (V-1365) to Imperial Irrigation District, Rockwood Gas Turbine Plant in Brawley, CA
Notice of Preliminary Decision to Issue a Renewal Title V Operating Permit (V-1365) to Imperial Irrigation District, Rockwood Gas Turbine Plant in Brawley, CA

The Air Pollution Control Officer (APCO) has made a preliminary decision to issue a renewal Title V Operating Permit to Imperial Irrigation District for the Rockwood Gas Turbine Plant facility located at 4195 Dogwood Road in Brawley, CA. The public has until Friday, September 22, 2017, to submit comments regarding this proposed decision.

8/24/2017

Notice of Preliminary Decision by the Imperial County Air Pollution Control District to Issue an Authority to Construct Permit to the CalEnergy Operating Corporation for the Elmore Geothermal Power Plant
Notice of Preliminary Decision by the Imperial County Air Pollution Control District to Issue an Authority to Construct Permit to the CalEnergy Operating Corporation for the Elmore Geothermal Power Plant

The Air Pollution Control Officer (APCO) has made a preliminary decision to issue an Authority to Construct (ATC) Permit to the CalEnergy Operating Corporation (CalEnergy) for a proposed modification to the Elmore Geothermal Power Plant located at 786 W. Sinclair Rd., Calipatria, CA.

8/24/2017

Forrester Road, Northwest of Imperial, Closed August 25, 2017 Due to Bridge Repair
Forrester Road, Northwest of Imperial, Closed August 25, 2017 Due to Bridge Repair

The Imperial County Department of Public Works (ICDPW) wishes to inform the public that Forrester Road between Keystone Road and Larsen Road, northwest of Imperial, will be closed August 25, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. due to bridge repairs. Please use designated detours.

8/18/2017

County of Imperial Releases Summary of 2017-2018 Hunting Regulations (Game Fields Map)
County of Imperial Releases Summary of 2017-2018 Hunting Regulations (Game Fields Map)

The County of Imperial released a Summary of the 2017-2018 Imperial County Hunting Regulations that also lists safety requirements and a map of the Upland Game Fields. For complete hunting regulations check the websites for the California Department of Fish & Wildlife and the California Fish & Game Commission.

8/16/2017

McCabe Road in Heber Closed August 22-24, 2017 Due to Road Repairs
McCabe Road in Heber Closed August 22-24, 2017 Due to Road Repairs

The Imperial County Department of Public Works (ICDPW) wishes to inform the public that McCabe Road between Pitzer Road and Dogwood Road in Heber will be closed August 22-24, 2017 from 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. due to road repairs. Please use an alternate route.

8/16/2017

Notice of Public Hearing for Adoption of the 2017 Imperial County State Implementation Plan for 8-Hour Ozone
Notice of Public Hearing for Adoption of the 2017 Imperial County State Implementation Plan for 8-Hour Ozone

The Imperial County Air Pollution Control District Board of Directors will conduct a public hearing to consider the adoption of the 2017 Imperial County State Implementation Plan for 8-hour Ozone (Ozone SIP). The hearing will be held as follows: 10:45 a.m., September 12, 2017, Board of Supervisors Chambers, County Administration Center, 940 Main St., El Centro, CA .

8/14/2017

Notice of Public Workshop for the Adoption of Imperial County Air Pollution Control District 2017 Ozone State Implementation Plan
Notice of Public Workshop for the Adoption of Imperial County Air Pollution Control District 2017 Ozone State Implementation Plan

The Imperial County Air Pollution Control District (ICAPCD) will conduct a public workshop to discuss the newly proposed Draft 2017 State Implementation Plan for the 2008 8-hour Ozone Standard on Wednesday, august 23, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at 150 South 9th Street, El Centro, CA 92243.

8/14/2017

Clark Road, Southwest of Heber, Closed August 15-16, 2017 Due to Bridge Repair
Clark Road, Southwest of Heber, Closed August 15-16, 2017 Due to Bridge Repair

The Imperial County Department of Public Works (ICDPW) wishes to inform the public that Clark Road between Willoughby Road and Wahl Road Southwest of Heber will be closed August 15-16, 2017 from 6:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. due to bridge repairs. Please use an alternate route.

8/10/2017

Notice of 30-Day Public Comment Period - Imperial County Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Document 2016-2017 Update
Notice of 30-Day Public Comment Period - Imperial County Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Document 2016-2017 Update

The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Committee is seeking public comment on the recently updated 2016-2017 Imperial County Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) document.

8/8/2017

Wixom Road, Drew Road and Kramer Road Near Seeley Still Closed Due to Storm Damage
Wixom Road, Drew Road and Kramer Road Near Seeley Still Closed Due to Storm Damage

The Imperial County Department of Public Works (ICDPW) wishes to inform the public that Wixom Road between Drew Road and Derrick Road, Drew Road between Interstate 8 and Dichi Road, and Kramer Road between Silsbee Road and Drew Road, all South of Seeley, will remain closed until Friday, August 11, 2017 due to storm damage. Please use an alternate route.

8/4/2017

Wixom Road, Drew Road and Kramer Road Near Seeley Closed Due to Storm Damage
Wixom Road, Drew Road and Kramer Road Near Seeley Closed Due to Storm Damage

The Imperial County Department of Public Works (ICDPW) wishes to inform the public that Wixom Road between Drew Road and Derrick Road, Drew Road between Interstate 8 and Dichi Road, and Kramer Road between Silsbee Road and Drew Road, all South of Seeley, will be closed beginning August 4, 2017 for three to four days due to storm damage. Please use an alternate route.

8/4/2017

Notice of Preliminary Decision by the Imperial County Air Pollution Control District to Issue an Authority to Construct Permit to Heber Goethermal Company/Ormat Nevada, Inc.
Notice of Preliminary Decision by the Imperial County Air Pollution Control District to Issue an Authority to Construct Permit to Heber Goethermal Company/Ormat Nevada, Inc.

The Air Pollution Control Officer (APCO) has made a preliminary decision to issue an Authority to Construct (ATC) Permit to the Heber Geothermal Company/Ormat Nevada, Inc. (Ormat) for an equipment modification at the Heber 1 dual-flash/Gould 1 binary geothermal power plant located at 895 Pitzer Rd. in Heber, CA.

8/2/2017

ICAPCD Public Hearing to Consider Request by CalEnergy Operating Corp. on August 15, 2017
ICAPCD Public Hearing to Consider Request by CalEnergy Operating Corp. on August 15, 2017

A public hearing will be heald on August 15, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. at the Imperial County Air Pollution Control District located at 150 South 9th Street, El Centro, CA 92243 to consider a request by CalEnergy Operating Corp. for a short variance.

8/2/2017

Bowker Road, East of El Centro, Closed on August 3, 2017 Due to Road Repair
Bowker Road, East of El Centro, Closed on August 3, 2017 Due to Road Repair

The Imperial County Department of Public Works (ICDPW) wishes to inform the public that Bowker Road between Chick Road and Ross Road East of El Centro will be closed August 3, 2017 from 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. due to road repairs. Please use an alternate route.

8/1/2017

Notice of Availability of Funds from Carl Moyer Program
Notice of Availability of Funds from Carl Moyer Program

The Imperial County Air Pollution Control District (ICAPCD) has grant funds available under the Carl Moyer Program to assist Imperial County individuals and businesses in reducing pollutants from diesel engines by replacing them with newer, cleaner technologies.

8/1/2017

Air Pollution Control Mitigation Projects Request for Proposals
Air Pollution Control Mitigation Projects Request for Proposals

The Imperial County Air Pollution Control District is accepting proposals to help mitigate Nox and PM10 emissions in accordance with Rule 310 Operational Development Fee.

8/1/2017

Notice of Availability of the Rule 310 Operational Development Fee Annual Accountability Report FY 2016-2017
Notice of Availability of the Rule 310 Operational Development Fee Annual Accountability Report FY 2016-2017

The Rule 310 Operational Development Fee Annual Accountability Report is available for review at the Imperial County Air Pollution Control District website at www.co.imperial.ca.us/airpollution.

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