Board of Directors' Meeting

Date: 
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Time: 
6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

The Board of Directors are scheduled to meet Thursday, March 26, 2015 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. January Board Meeting Minutes (attachment) – Approve (Page 5-10)

 

B. Resolution 2015-1 Designating the SBCCOG Treasurer  (attachment) – Approve (Page 11)

 

C. Mid-Year Budget Revision (attachment) – Approve (Pages 13-26)

 

D. First Amendment to the California Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan Phase 3 Implementation Contract between SBCCOG and SCE (attachment) – Approve (Pages 27-55)

 

E. Energy Efficiency Climate Action Plan Project

1. Second Amendment to Professional Services Agreement between SBCCOG and Atkins (attachment) – Approve (Pages 57-59)

2. Project Management Services for the EECAP project with Laura Zahn (attachment) – Approve (Pages 61-67)

 

F. Task Order to Iteris to Assist with South Bay Measure R Highway Program Implementation Plan Update (attachment) – Approve (Pages 69-72)

 

G. Three Letters of Support for West Basin Municipal Water District Recycling Water Projects (attachments) – Approve (Pages 73-78)

 

H. Letter of Support for Los Angeles Air Force Base (attachment) – Approve (Pages 79-80)

 

I. Report of Time Critical Actions Taken by Steering Committee (attachment) – Receive and file (Page 81)

 

J. Monthly Transportation Report (attachment) – Receive and file (Pages 83-90)

 

K. South Bay Environmental Services Center Report (attachment) – Receive and file (Pages 91-97)

 

L. February SCAQMD Report from Judy Mitchell (attachment) – Receive and file (Pages 99-100)

 

VII. RECOGNITIONS

 

A. Recognition of Pam O’Connor for her service on the LA Metro Board of Directors (2001-2014) (6:10 pm)

She will also briefly explain her work on the California Transportation Commission's Road Usage Charge Technical Advisory Committee (SB 1077) which will work to the creation of a road usage charge pilot program as a possible alternative to the gas tax.  Issues to be covered include privacy, data security, technology...

 

B. Recognition of Carson City Treasurer Karen Avilla for her service as SBCCOG Treasurer (2003-2015) (6:20 pm)

 

VIII. PRESENTATIONS

 

A. Update from Assemblyman Mike Gipson (6:25 pm)

 

B. Presentation on Mobility Matrix and Possible Action (6:35 pm)

1.  Renee Berlin, Metro staff 

2.  Accept the report @ http://www.southbaycities.org/sites/default/files/FINAL%20REPORT%20WITH%20APPENDIX%20D_4.pdf – Approve

3.  Addition of project requested by City of Inglewood (attachment) – Approve (Pages 101-104)

4.  Letter to the Metro Board of Directors (attachment) – Receive and file (Pages 105-106)

 

IX. METRO TRANSPORTATION REPORTS

 

A. Metro Report by Board member James Butts/Mike Bohlke (6:55 pm)

 

B. Service Council report by Ralph Franklin, Chair (7:00 pm)

 

X. SBCCOG ACTION ITEMS, REPORTS & UPDATES– Jacki Bacharach (7:05 pm)

 

A. Notice of Intention to Consider a 2015-2016 Dues Increase (attachments) – Approve  (Pages 107-109)

 

B. Measure R Updates

1. Project Reporting and Oversight Policy Changes (attachment) – Approve

(Pages 111-114) 

C. Strategic Growth Council Grant Consultant Contract with San Diego State University (to be sent separately) – Approve

 

D. Letter to U.S. Department of Transportation responding to their Beyond Traffic 2045 report (attachment) – Approve (Pages 115-117)

 

E. So Cal ROC – send letter to Governor supporting grant program (attachment) – Approve (Page 119)

 

F. General Assembly Takeaways, Lessons Learned and Next Steps 

 

G. Homeless Services proposal

 

H. Election process open for Metro Service Council (3 seats) & SCAG Energy & Environment Committee

 

I. Form 700’s due

 

XI. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS (7:35) pm)

 

XII. AGENCY REPORTS (7:40 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, VACANT)

       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 (Jim Knight/Ellen Perkins)

 

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

 

F. South Bay Workforce Investment Board (Chris Cagle)

 

XIII. UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS 

April 9    Briefing and Breakfast for Legislators and Their Staff

April 27  Tour of Lake Machado Project (attachment) (Pages 121-122)

 

XIV. APRIL SBCCOG COMMITTEE MEETINGS & WORKING GROUPS

 

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

 

XV. ADJOURNMENT