North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District
707 L Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Office (707) 443-3093
Fax (707) 443-3099

Office Hours:
9 a.m. - Noon
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Burn Day Information
(707) 443-7665 or
(866) BURN-DAY

Emergencies / After hours
(707) 444-2233
District Governing Board
The North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District (District) is overseen by a Governing Board which establishes policy, enacts new rules and approves the annual budget.

The Governing Board appoints the District's Air Pollution Control Officer (APCO) and the District Hearing Board. The Governing Board typically meets monthly where the meeting dates and notices are posted on the Governing Board Calendar and are subject to the Brown Act. The meetings, agendas and materials are available from this website or the Clerk of the Board. If you would like to notified of upcoming Board Meetings or public events, sign up for our email list server.
The District operates on a fiscal year budgetary system which is approved by the Board. The annual budget adoption process is clearly defined by the California Health & Safety Code and includes a series of public hearings. A copy of the current budget can be obtained by contacting the District at
The District's Governing Board is comprised of five members representing the jurisdiction of the District. Four of the five members are elected officials that are appointed by the respective Board of Supervisors of the counties served, and one member is a city representative who is selected by a committee comprised of mayors of the incorporated cities that are within the District.
Current Governing Board Roster
  • Board Chair - Brett Watson, City of Arcata Mayor
  • Board Vice-Chair - Mike Wilson, Humboldt County Supervisor
  • Board Member - Chris Howard, Del Norte County Supervisor
  • Board Member - Rex Bohn, Humboldt County Supervisor
  • Board Member - Dan Frasier, Trinity County Supervisor
Correspondence to the Governing Board
should be addressed to:
NCUAQMD Governing Board
Attn: Clerk of the Boards
707 L Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Or electronically sent to

Current Information
All 3 Zones

Thursday October 21st

For burn day status call
Did You Know?
A typical diesel fired bulldozer engine emits as much particulate matter as over 500 cars.
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