Steering Committee Meeting | South Bay Cities Council of Governments

Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, June 8, 2015
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, June 8, 2015 at the SBCCOG/SBESC Office, located at 20285 S. Western Ave, Suite 100, Torrance, CA 90501. Lunch will be provided.

To ensure a quorum, please RSVP to natalie@southbaycities.org 

REVISED AGENDA

REVISION IS A NEW ITEM Q – South Bay Stadiums

I. REPORT OF POSTING OF AGENDA

  • ACTION:  Receive and file

 

II. ANNOUNCEMENTS OF ANY CHANGES TO THE AGENDA 

 

III. PUBLIC COMMENT

 

IV. CONSENT CALENDAR – action items noted, remainder are receive & file - 12:05 pm

A. Steering Committee – May 11, 2015 meeting minutes attached 

  •  ACTION:  Approve

 

B. Contract Renewal with Steve Lantz 

 

C. Renewal of Metro Deputy Services Contract with Mike Bohlke

  • This contract term of two years was reviewed by Metro Board member James Butts and discussed with the Westside COG staff 
  • Contract attached 
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval

 

D. Homeless Initiative Update 

  • Meeting with Supervisor Ridley-Thomas staff on June 15, 2015 – all of the South Bay cities in District 2 are sending a representative to the meeting

 

E. Monthly transportation update from Steve Lantz – attached

  • Please note that discussion of the SBCCOG’s position on a new sales tax will be on the July Steering Committee agenda so that staff can receive the research and analysis that will be going to the June Metro Board meeting

 

F. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached  

 

G.  California Air Resources Board report from May, 2015 – attached

 

H.  General Assembly

  •  4 sponsorship checks still outstanding as of June 1

 

V. INFORMATION ITEMS 

I. Legislative Advocacy – 12:10 pm 

 

J. Special Events – 12:20 pm

  • LA Air Force Base Tour - July – Suzanne Fuentes is working on a date
  • AQMD Lab Tour - overview of SCAQMD and their successes and challenges and a video. Proceed to a lab tour and then a display of some green cars.  Up to 25 people.  The lab tour consists of an overview of what the lab does, equipment and a sample test.  No Mondays and not the first Friday. 2 hours – in Diamond Bar. – September?
  • Crisis Management Media Training? (to be discussed with City Managers at their June meeting)

 

K. Board meeting agenda development – 12:25 pm attached

  • June – Budget adoption, Election of Officers – conflicts with LCC in Monterey
  • July -  
  • August – Jeffrey Prang, LA County Assessor 
  • He will talk about the trends and issues emerging from the release of the new assessment roll which will be during July & August and also about his 1st 9 months in the Assessor’s office.
  •  Future meetings 
  • Community Choice Aggregation (Suggested by Knight)
  • Community Supportive Housing (Suggested by Franklin)

 

VI. ACTION ITEMS FOR FURTHER DISCUSSION         

L. Potential Contracts – to be available at the meeting – 12:35 pm

  • Express Lane Contract renewal
  • Torrance Water Contract renewal
  • Strategic Growth Council subconsultant contract with Susan Shaheen

 

M. Measure R South Bay Highway Program (SBHP) – 12:40 pm    

 

N. Appointments to Outside Agencies – 12:50 pm

  • Memo and resumes attached
  • ACTION:  Review resumes and interview candidates as required and recommend appointments to the Board.

 

O. Ygrene Works PACE Financing – 1:10 pm

 

P. Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting – 1:20 pm

  • ACTION:  Approve invoices for payment 

 

Q. South Bay Stadiums

  • Discuss request for support
  • ACTION:  Provide direction

 

VII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES  

R.  Sustainability updates – 1:25 pm

  • BEV final report findings

 

S.  Other updates since agenda distribution – 1:35 pm

 

T.   Issues pending discussion at future meetings – 1:40 pm

  • Hermosa Beach Measure R Project on Pacific Coast Highway
  • Discussion and possible position on proposed local transportation sales tax 

     Measure

  • Reserve Policy Recommendation from Ad Hoc Finance Committee

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Tuesday, July 12, 2015 @ 12:00 pm 

 

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