The Southwest Clean Air Agency (SWCAA) seeks comment on proposed fee increases based on the consumer price index. General fees, including the per capita fee assessment, are proposed to be increased by the consumer price index (CPI) to be effective January 1, 2021. Click to VIEW the Proposed Fee Schedule.
The proposal increases 2021 general fees by the Western United States consumer price index of 2.8 percent. The per capita fee is proposed to increase by 1 cent, from 53 to 54 cents. The Revenue from the increases is needed to ensure basic services provided by the agency can continue to meet expectations of both the regulated community and the public. This includes timely issuance of permits, air monitoring, responding to complaints, conducting inspections, and issuing air pollution advisories.
SWCAA will hold a public informational meeting regarding these proposals by phone at 1-800-356-8278 Code: 576617 on October 20th at 6 pm. Comments must be submitted by October 22nd. Your comments will be presented to SWCAA’s Board of Directors before a final decision is made. The proposed revisions to the Consolidated Fee Schedule will be considered for adoption at a hearing at SWCAA’s November 5th Board of Director’s meeting. The November Board meeting will be held online via a ZOOM meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81677716119 starting at 3:00 p.m.
Written comments may be submitted through this website Submit Comment or by mail to:
Southwest Clean Air Agency
11815 NE 99th St. Suite 1294
Vancouver, WA 98682