Board of Directors' Aug 28

Date: 
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time: 
6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

The Board of Directors are scheduled to meet Thursday, August 28, 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)

Jim Goodhart, 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. July Board Meeting Minutes (attachment) – Approve

B. Contract Amendment with Atkins North America, Inc. for Integration of Natural Gas Strategies into Climate Action Plans (attachments) – Approve

C. Contract with Metro for ExpressLane Outreach Services (attachment) – Approve

D. 2014-15 Contract with West Basin Municipal Water District (attachment) – Approve 

E. Measure R Items 

1. Metro Measure R South Bay Highway Program (SBHP) Arterial Baseline Performance Analysis Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Study (attachments) – Approve

2. Status of Measure R South Bay Highway Program (SBHP) Technical Assistance Funding    Agreements for Metro 2015 Call for Projects Applications & Approval of Funding Agreement with Torrance (attachments) - Approve

F. Legislation Recommended for Action (attachment) – Approve

1. AB 2711 - support

G. Monthly Transportation Report (attachment) – Receive and file

H. South Bay Environmental Services Center Report (attachment) – Receive and file

VII. PRESENTATION 

A. THE DROUGHT!  (6:10 pm)

1.   Fran Spivy-Webber – State Water Resources Control Board will make the presentation 

2.   E.J. Caldwell & Fernando Paludi from WBMWD will provide information on how West Basin will assist South Bay cities to respond to the state water regulations.

B. Southern California Gas re: natural gas pipeline installation on Crenshaw (6:50 pm)

1. SoCal Gas representatives presenting will be Faviola Miranda, Community Outreach PM, 

         Mike Gougler, Project Manager & Mike Harriel, Public Affairs 

C. City Quarterly Energy Project Reports (7:05 pm)

1.  Greg Stevens, SBCCOG Engineer

VIII. SBCCOG ACTION ITEMS, REPORTS & UPDATES– Jacki Bacharach (7:15 pm)

1.  Status of Funding for SoCal Regional Occupational Center

2.  Contract Administration for Dominguez Water Channel Coordinated Integrated Monitoring Program (attachment) –  Possible Action                                          

a. William Johnson from LA County Dept. of Public Works will be present to answer questions                                                                                                                                  

IX. TRANSPORTATION REPORTS

A. Metro Report by Board member Pam O’Connor/Mike Bohlke (7:25 pm)

B. Service Council report by Ralph Franklin, Chair (7:30 pm)

C. Measure R Oversight Committee Report (Ralph Franklin & Steve Lantz) (7:35 pm)

X. CHAIR’S ANNOUNCEMENT (7:40 pm)

XI. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS (7:45) pm)

XII. AGENCY REPORTS (7:50 pm)

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

1. LA Division Legislative Committee (Bea Dieringer)

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

C. SCAG & Committees (Mark Butala) 

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 Association of Chambers of Commerce (Olivia Valentine) 

F. South Bay Workforce Investment Board (Chris Cagle)

XIII. UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS 

XIV. SEPTEMBER SBCCOG COMMITTEE MEETINGS & WORKING GROUPS

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

XV. ADJOURNMENT TO SEPTEMBER 25, 2014