Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, September 14, 2015
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, September 14, 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 

 

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 – action items noted, remainder are receive & file – 12:05 pm

A. Steering Committee – August 10, 2015 meeting minutes attached 

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

B. Contracts

 

C. Legislative Advocacy

 

D. Board meeting agenda development – draft agenda attached 

  • September:  BEV Report Findings by Wally Siembab & RTP/SCS by SCAG Executive Director Hasan Ikhrata 
  • October:  Phil Washington, Metro CEO confirmed
  • November:  WBMWD Desalination speaker confirmed (General Manager Nagel or Deshmukh, Asst Gen Mgr)

 

E. Monthly Reports

 

V. INFORMATION ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

F. General Assembly Progress update – 12:10 pm

 

VI. ACTION ITEMS           

G.  CSUDH Economic Forecast Partnership Request- flyer attached – 12:20 pm

  • SBCCOG is being asked to partner to promote this event. We would receive (2) complimentary tickets, be recognized as a partnering organization on all CSUDH South Bay Economic Forecast digital and printed materials, and our Chamber members / Business Associates would be offered a discounted rate of $60 on individual tickets (regular price is $95). 
  • In exchange, we would promote this event via website & social media posting, calendar listing, eblasts, newsletter, etc.
  • ACTION:  Approve partnership if no cost

 

H.  Cap and Trade comments to CARB – 12:25 pm

  • Draft letter attached
  • ACTION:  Based on timeliness and pre-existing positions, approve the letter and include in the Board packet for their information

 

I. Special Events – 12:30 pm

  • Meeting with CPUC Commissioner Liane Randolph – any comments?
  • Meeting with Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell – September 16 @ 9 am in Long Beach re: SBCCOG  programs and projects
  • Green Building Challenge Kick-off Event – September 23 @ 9 am
  • Holiday Light Exchange – November 12 and 13 – need sponsors
  • LA Air Force Base Tour – Need to obtain contact information
  • AQMD Lab Tour – October 15 or November 12 @ 10:30 am requested
  • ACTION:  Provide direction

 

J. Homeless Initiative Update – 12:40 pm

  • Report on deliberations by Supervisor Ridley-Thomas staff  
  • ACTION:  Provide direction on possible next steps

 

K. Measure R South Bay Highway Program (SBHP) – 12:45 pm    

  • Update on Status of Projects & Budget Request to Metro
  • ACTION:  Provide direction

 

L. Primer on Transportation Planning – 1:00 pm

  • To be presented at the meeting
  • ACTION:  Provide direction

 

M.  Financial Reserve Policy – 1:15 pm

 

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

 

VII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES  

O. Sustainability updates – 1:25 pm

  • Electric Vehicle Charging Station Siting and Installation (CEC grant) 
  • This program focuses on identifying and eliminating the barriers to electric vehicle charging at multi residential dwellings (MUD).  Two meetings were held with the UCLA Luskin Center Team towards the development of a MUD typology.  SBCCOG staff assisted with the typology research efforts by analyzing data collected from an earlier SBCCOG Plug-in Readiness study.
  • In advance of the outreach and data collection task, a preliminary list of South Bay Property Management Companies was developed and a final draft of the SBCCOG EV installer RFI was completed.  
  • 2016-2040 RTP/SCS 
  • Meeting with Claire Bowin, LA City Planning re: LA Mobility 2035 Plan
  • Mobility 21 Conference

 

P. Other updates since agenda distribution – 1:40 pm

 

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

 

PLEASE CONSULT WEBSITE IF YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT THE MEETING SCHEDULES

 

ADJOURN