Kevin J MacDonald, Public Information Administrator
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Click here for PDF):
Applications Being Accepted for Air Pollution Control Hearing Board
Applications are being accepted now for two positions on Clark County’s Air Pollution Control (APC) Hearing Board: a general engineering or building contractor licensed in Nevada, and a lay member. Each position is a three-year term and begins Sept. 21.
The APC Hearing Board is a seven-member board appointed by the Clark County Board of Commissioners. It is responsible for hearing enforcement and permit appeals, assessing civil penalties, acting on exemptions of regulatory requirements and other Department of Environment and Sustainability, Division of Air Quality (DAQ) matters that come before the board for resolution.
Applicants must be a resident of Nevada and shall not be an employee of the State of Nevada or any other political subdivision of the state. These are voluntary appointments with no compensation. The APC Hearing Board generally meets four to six times per year. Applications will only be accepted on the form provided, which may be obtained at the County’s website at this link or by calling 702-455-0354. All applications must be received no later than July 1 at 4 p.m. PDT and may be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mailing the application to: Department of Environment and Sustainability, Division of Air Quality, Attn: Sherrie Rogge, 4701 W. Russell Rd., Suite 200, Las Vegas, NV 89118.
About the Department of Environment and Sustainability
The Department of Environment and Sustainability is the air pollution control agency, regional Endangered Species Act compliance program, and sustainability office for all of Clark County, Nevada. Established as the Department of Air Quality by the Clark County Commission in 2001, it was renamed in 2020 and is comprised of three divisions: Air Quality, Desert Conservation Program and Office of Sustainability. Through these three divisions, DES is ensuring the air we share meets healthful, regulatory standards, administering the County's Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan and addressing climate change.
Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability. With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 11th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to 2.4 million citizens and 45.6 million visitors a year (2019). Included are the nation’s 9th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The County also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to 1.1 million residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.