Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, November 9, 2015
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, November 9, 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 items will be posted a week prior to the meeting. 

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 – October 12, 2015 meeting minutes attached 

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

B. 2016 Energy Leader Program Extension Amendment for the South Bay with SCE and SoCal Gas

  • This contract extends our partnership with SCE and SoCal Gas for work conducted by the SBESC for another year.
  • Contract attached
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval

 

C. Contract with GSE Solutions

 

D. Facilities Use Agreement with SCAG for Video Conferencing Equipment

  • The agreement with SCAG for the video conference equipment in our office is expiring.  The attached contract extends the term and allows us to keep the equipment which has been very helpful for participating in SCAG meetings specifically.
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval

 

E. EEMIS Website Resource 

  • Expand SBCCOG website to create user-friendly energy information content to assist and inform member agencies about energy management best practices. 
  • Contract attached
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval  

 

V. INFORMATION ITEMS 

 

F. Transportation Update attached – 12:10 pm

  • Growing use of apps 

         

G. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report attached – 12:15 pm

  • Holiday Light Exchange update
  • Green Building Challenge update
  • Direct install for cities and churches
  • Recognition by SoCal Gas

 

H. Update on the CCA Study by the County – 12:20 pm

 

I. Special Events – 12:25 pm

  • Port of Long Beach Tour – November 10
  • Holiday Light Exchange – November 12 and 13 
  • AQMD Lab Tour – December 10 - overview of SCAQMD and lab tour 
  • RTP/SCS workshop with Hasan – January 11 – 1:30 pm
  • LA Air Force Base Tour - Suzanne Fuentes is working on a date

 

J. Board meeting agenda development – 12:30 pm

  • November – agenda attached
  • Featured speaker - WBMWD Desalination Project - Associate General Manager Fernando Paludi
  • Volunteer Reception – please plan to attend 
  • January:  Blue Zone report confirmed

 

VI. ACTION ITEMS FOR FURTHER DISCUSSION         

 

K. Appointments to Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission (SMBRC) & I-710 Policy Advisory Committee – nominations due 11/6/15 – 12:35 pm

  • SMBRC  
  • One delegate position and up to 2 alternates
  • Nominations as of 11/3/15 from RPV Mayor Jim Knight & PVE Councilman John Rea
  • I-710 Policy Advisory Committee
  • One non-voting member
  • Nominations as of 11/3/15 from RHE Mayor Judy Mitchell

 

L. Local Election Results and Discussion of Filling Vacancies – 12:40 pm

  • ACTION:  Provide Direction

 

M. Homeless Update – 12:45 pm

  • Funding has been obtained from the Supervisors allocation for the SBCCOG’s oversight of the PATH contract which is under review at this time by the County CEO
  • At the October Board meeting, Board member Joe Buscaino asked that a Committee on Homelessness be created and he offered to chair it
  • Memo attached
  • ACTION:  Discuss and provide a recommendation to the Board

 

N. Contract with Jennifer Zivkovic for Meeting and Outreach Support – 12:55 pm

  • To assist the staff with oversight of the Homeless contract and city liaison as well as to provide additional assistance with outreach for the SBESC and Green Building Challenge, staff is recommending a contract with Jennifer Zivkovic.
  • Contract attached
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval for a part-time contract starting November 1, 2015 to December 31, 2016 not to exceed $40,000

 

O. General Assembly Progress update – 1:00 pm

  • Sponsors as of November 3 - $20,000
  • Program update at the meeting
  • Gift items to be displayed
  • ACTION:  Provide direction

 

P. Measure R South Bay Highway Program (SBHP) – 1:10 pm   

 

Q. Contract with RideAmigos – 1:25 pm

  • Memo and contract attached – please note contract negotiations are still in progress as of 11/3/15
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval  

 

R. 1st Quarter Financial Report – 1:30 pm

 

S. Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting – 1:40 pm 

  • ACTION:  Approve invoices for payment 

 

VII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES  

T. Sustainability updates – 1:45 pm

  • BEV Stakeholder workshop – November 12 – cancelled
  • SCAG updates

 

U.  Other updates since agenda distribution – 1:50 pm

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Tuesday, December 14, 2015 @ 12:00 pm 

 

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

 

ADJOURN