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

Board of Directors' Oct 23

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

The Board of Directors are scheduled to meet Thursday, October 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)

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. DIALOGUE WITH LA MAYOR ERIC GARCETTI – Regional Transportation Priorities (6:00 pm)

VII. CONSENT CALENDAR (6:20 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. September Board Meeting Minutes (attachment) – Approve (Pages 5-10)

B. Contract with SCE and SCG for Local Government Partnership Program (attachment) – Approve (Pages 11-15)

C. Contract with Jenkins & Hogin for Measure R Legal Services (attachments) – Approve (Pages 17-23)

D. PEV Readiness Report (attachment) – Approve (Page 25)

E. Legislation 

1. Support for HR 5101 and matrix of legislation being monitored (attachment) – Approve  (Pages 27-29)

2. Letter of Support for Continuation of the Export-Import Bank (attachment) – Approve (Pages 31-32)

3. Support Concern re: Helicopter Noise in the South Bay (attachment) – Approve (Pages 33-35)

F. South Bay Environmental Services Center Report (attachment) – Receive and File (Pages 37-44)

G. Monthly Transportation Report (attachment) – Receive and File (Pages 45-52)

H. September ARB Report from Judy Mitchell (attachment) – Receive and File (Pages 53-55)

VIII. PRESENTATION 

A. Proposition P (6:25 pm)

1.  LA County Parks & Recreation representative Taylor Wolfson will make the presentation

IX. TRANSPORTATION REPORTS

A. Metro Report by Board member Pam O’Connor/Mike Bohlke (7:00 pm)

B. Service Council report by Ralph Franklin, Chair (7:05 pm)

C. Disbanding the Measure R Oversight Committee (attachment) – Receive and File (Pages 57-59)

X. SBCCOG ACTION ITEMS, REPORTS & UPDATES– Jacki Bacharach (7:10 pm)

A. Southern California Regional Occupational Center update (attachment) (Pages 61-62)

B. Status of Homeless Proposal 

C. Status of Pending Grants and Partnerships

D. SCE Infrastructure Reliability Update

XI. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS (7:25) pm)

XII. AGENCY REPORTS (7:30 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 – Attachments for:

November 13 & 14      Annual Holiday Light Exchange  (Page 63)

November 20              Annual Thank You Reception for Volunteers (Page 65)

December 1                Tour of Gas Company Storage Facility, Marina del Rey  (Page 67)

December 4               How the Legislature Changed the Way We Do Business –SB 743 & Other New Laws (Page 69)

XIV. NOVEMBER SBCCOG COMMITTEE MEETINGS & WORKING GROUPS

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

XV. ADJOURNMENT TO Thursday, November 20, 2014 Next Board Meeting & Annual Volunteer Thank You Reception