Board of Directors' Sept 25

Date: 
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time: 
6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

The Board of Directors are scheduled to meet Thursday, September 25, 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. August Board Meeting Minutes (attachment) – Approve

B. Contract Amendment with GSE Solutions (attachments) - Approve

C. Legislation

1.  Support for November Ballot Measure Proposition 1 – Water Bonds (attachment) - Approve

2.  Status of Legislation that the SBCCOG has been monitoring (attachment) – Receive and file

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

E. SBCCOG Comments on Metro Draft Complete Streets Policy (attachment) – Receive and file

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

G. July ARB Report from Judy Mitchell (attachment) – Receive and file

VII. PRESENTATION 

A. Report on the EEMIS Project (6:05 pm)

1.  Lena Luna

B. Metro ExpressLanes Updates and the South Bay Perspective (6:20 pm)

1.  Metro staff presentation

2.  Board discussion

VIII. TRANSPORTATION REPORTS

A. Metro Report by Board member Pam O’Connor/Mike Bohlke (7:10 pm)

B. Service Council report by Ralph Franklin, Chair (7:15 pm)

C. Measure R Oversight Committee Report (Ralph Franklin & Steve Lantz) (7:20 pm)

1.  Measure R SBHP Funding Request - City of Manhattan Beach for Sepulveda/Marine Project (#312.04) (attachments) – Approve

IX.  SBCCOG ACTION ITEMS, REPORTS & UPDATES– Jacki Bacharach (7:00 pm)

A. Status of Homeless Proposal 

B. Status of Pending Grants and Partnerships

C. SCE Infrastructure Reliability Update

D. HERO Progress Report (attachment)

X.  BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS (7:40) pm)

XI.  AGENCY REPORTS (7:45 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)

XII. UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS 

       November 13 & 14    Annual Holiday Light Exchange (attachment)

November 20          Annual Thank You Reception for Volunteers (attachment)

XIII. OCTOBER SBCCOG COMMITTEE MEETINGS & WORKING GROUPS

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

XIV. ADJOURNMENT TO OCTOBER 23, 2014