Board of Directors' Jan 23 | South Bay Cities Council of Governments

Board of Directors' Jan 23

Date: 
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Time: 
6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

The Board of Directors are scheduled to meet Thursday, January 23, 2014 at the SBESC Theater, located at 20285 S. Western Ave, Torrance, CA 90501.

There will be a light dinner and informal discussion at 5:30 pm. The meeting will begin at 6:00 pm. 

To ensure a quorum, please RSVP to natalie@southbaycities.org or marcy@southbaycities.org  

AGENDA

I. CALL TO ORDER & SALUTE TO THE FLAG (6:00 PM) - Dan Medina, Chair

II. INTRODUCTIONS

III. CONFIRM POSTING OF THE AGENDA BY TORRANCE CITY CLERK

IV. ANNOUNCEMENTS OF ANY CHANGES TO THE AGENDA 

V. COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC

VI. CONSENT CALENDAR (6:05 pm)

Matters listed under Consent Calendar are considered routine and will be enacted by one motion and one vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items. If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered separately.

A. November Board Meeting Minutes (attachment) – Approve 

B. Modification of Employee Benefit Programs (attachments) – Approve

C. Amended Metro FY 2014-2020 SBHP Funding Request (attachment) – Approve

D. 2012-2013 Financial Audit @ http://www.southbaycities.org/about-us/financial-documents  – Receive and file

VII. PRESENTATIONS (6:10 pm)

A. Zero Waste Presentation by Jane Fishman, Freshman @ Mira Costa High School

VIII. TRANSPORTATION REPORTS

A. Metro Report by Board member Pam O’Connor (6:30 pm)

B. Service Council report by Ralph Franklin, Chair (6:35 pm)

1. Update re: on-time bus services in the South Bay

C. Measure R Oversight Committee Report (Jim Goodhart & Steve Lantz) (6:40 pm)

D. Monthly Transportation Report from Steve Lantz (attachment) – Receive and file (6:45 pm)  

IX. SBCCOG ISSUES, REPORTS & UPDATES– Jacki Bacharach (6:55 pm) 

A. South Bay Environmental Services Center program  

1. Consulting Contract for Energy Efficiency Climate Action Plans (information to be sent separately) – Approve

B. General Assembly (attachment)

C. SCE infrastructure reliability  

D. Sustainability Programs  

E. Strategic Plan Process  

X. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS (7:15 pm)

XI. AGENCY REPORTS (7:20 pm)

A. League of California Cities (Jim Goodhart & Jeffrey Kiernan)

B. South Coast Air Quality Management District (Judy Mitchell, Joe Buscaino & Stan Myles)

1.   Local Government and Business Advisory Group (Jacob Haik)

C. SCAG & Committees (Matt Horton)

(Attachment)

1.  Energy and Environment (Judy Mitchell, Stephen Sammarco)

2. Transportation (John Addleman, Dan Medina) 

3. Community, Economic, & Human Development (James Gazeley & Frank Zerunyan)

4. Regional Council (Judy Mitchell, Dan Medina, James Gazeley)

D. Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission (Ellen Perkins/Jim Knight)

E. South Bay Cities City Managers’ Association (Artie Fields)

F. South Bay Association of Chambers of Commerce (Olivia Valentine) 

G. South Bay Workforce Investment Board (Jan Vogel)

XII. UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS 

January 29 – Legislative Briefing and Breakfast          

XIII. FEBRUARY/MARCH SBCCOG COMMITTEE MEETINGS & WORKING GROUP

Consult website for specific times and places for other meetings – www.southbaycities.org

XIV. ADJOURNMENT

RSVP for Friday, February 28, 2014 15th Annual General Assembly @ Juanita Millender-McDonald Community Center in Carson

Next Board meeting - Thursday, March 27, 2014