Steering Committee | South Bay Cities Council of Governments

Steering Committee

Date: 
Monday, October 14, 2013
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, October 14, 2013.  The meeting will begin at 12:00 pm at the SBESC office in the City of Torrance located at:
 
SBCCOG/SBESC
20285 S. Western Ave, Suite 100
Torrance, CA 90501
310-371-7222
 
To ensure a quorum, please RSVP to natalie@southbaycities.org or marcy@southbaycities.org 
 

AGENDA  

I. REPORT OF POSTING OF AGENDA     

          •         ACTION:  Receive and file

II. ANNOUNCEMENTS OF ANY CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

III. PUBLIC COMMENT

IV. CONSENT CALENDAR - 12:05 pm

A.   Steering Committee – September 9, 2013 meeting minutes attached       

    • ACTION:  Approve

B.   SBCCOG Appointments 

    • Commitment letters for those appointed to outside agencies - Outstanding from:  Zerunyan 

C.   Dues and Assessment Payments outstanding:  Hawthorne, Lomita.  

    • Reminder invoices mailed 10/1/13

D.   Congratulations to Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation on its 25th Anniversary 

V. ITEMS FOR REVIEW AND APPROVAL       

ADMINISTRATION 

E.   Board Strategic Plan Consultant Selection - 12:10 pm

    • Memo to be sent separately

    • ACTION:  Recommend that the Board approve a contract with Management Partners in the amount of $19,800 to assist the SBCCOG in developing a strategic plan and further recommend that the Board select one of the three following dates for the full day workshop and hold that date to participate.  The proposed dates are:  Friday, January 17; Friday, January 24; or Friday, January 31.

F. Website Enhancements Phase II - 12:20 pm

    • Memo and proposed scope of work attached

    • ACTION:  Recommend that the SBCCOG Board approve a notice to proceed for Phase II and authorize the SBCCOG staff to negotiate contract with Civic Resource Group for an amount to not exceed $24,675. 

G. General Assembly - 12:30 pm

    • Why Must We Care: The Cost of the Changing Environment to the South Bay

    • Program status attached

    • Sponsorships as of 10/7/13 - $13,000

H. Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting - 12:40 pm

    • ACTION:  Approve invoices for payment 

WORK PROGRAM

I. Reliability of the SCE Infrastructure - 12:45 pm

J. MS-4 Permit - - 1:00 pm

K. Sustainable South Bay Strategy Updates – 1:15 pm

    • South Bay Cities Council of Governments received approval for funding from SCAG for the Neighborhood-Oriented Development Graphics project.  This is a Sustainability Program grant valued at approximately $25,000 in planning services.  

    •  Summary of meeting with CEC Commissioner Janea Scott 

    • BEV demonstration program update

L.   Transportation Issues – 1:25 pm

M.   South Bay Environmental Services Center – 1:35 pm

    • Memo on SBESC programs to be available at the meeting

    • Training Program

    • REVISED Memo and documents attached

    • ACTIONS:  Approve the Change Order for the Strategic Plan Support Phase contract enabling these trainings to be funded by Southern California Edison.

      • Approve use of previously contracted trainers for additional workshops.

      • Approve the engagement with the Northwest Energy Efficiency Council (NEEC) and the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) for the BOC and CEM courses.

      • Approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the SBCCOG and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Council (NEEC) pending legal review.

      • Approve release of RFQ to develop content for Advanced Lighting System Repair Maintenance and Embedded Energy Saving Energy by Saving Water workshops.  Enterprise Energy Management Information System (EEMIS) Submetering Initiative - El Segundo

    • Enterprise Energy Management Information System (EEMIS) Submetering Initiative - El Segundo 

    • Memo and MOU attached

    • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval for the Enterprise Energy Management Information System (EEMIS) Sub-metering Initiative and entering an MOU with El Segundo 

N.   Legislative Advocacy - 1:35 pm

    • Matrix attached

    • Comments on October 10 – next Legislative Briefing and Breakfast

O.   Special Events – 1:40 pm

    • SBCCOG/SBACC October 30 joint mixer/meeting

AGENDA DEVELOPMENT – 1:45 pm

P.  Board Meeting – October 24, 2013 

    • Gas Company recognition of SBCCOG for exceeding our goals

    • Transportation History of the South Bay

    • Proposition 13 – The Legacy


NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – November 12, 2013 @ 12:00 pm 
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