Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, May 8, 2017
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, May 8th, 2017 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. INTRODUCTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC

 

II. REPORT OF POSTING OF AGENDA

  • ACTION:  Receive and file

 

III. ANNOUNCEMENTS OF ANY CHANGES TO THE AGENDA 

 

IV. REVIEW OF HANDOUTS

 

V. PUBLIC COMMENT

 

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

A. Steering Committee – April 10, 2017 meeting minutes – attached 

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

B. Strategic Growth Council Climate Action Plan Grant

 

C. Contract Amendment for Time Extension with Mike Bohlke – attached

  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval of time extension to July 2019 for contract with Mike Bohlke, Metro Deputy to Southwest Area Board member

 

D. General Assembly Outstanding Sponsorships

  • As of April 28, 2017 - $7500 (SCE & Supervisor Ridley-Thomas)  
  • Total cash sponsorships = $68,750

 

E. Special Initiatives

  • Homeless Services – May 10
  • Brown Bag Seminars on Broadband & Applications – May 24
  • Short Term Rental Task Force – June 7
  • Coyote Management – June 7

 

F. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached   

 

VII. ACTION ITEMS 

G. Appointments to Outside Agencies – 12:10 pm

  • Memo – attached 
  • ACTION:  Recommend to the Board re-appointments for all incumbents and review information on CALCOG nominees, review any information submitted and 3 minute interviews by those present and make a recommendation to the Board.

 

H. Vacancy on Metro Service Council – 12:25 pm

  • Memo & resume – attached 
  • ACTION:  Review Mr. Gunter’s information and determine how to proceed.  OR  Open the nomination process and include Mr. Gunter as a nominee with the recommendation to be made at the next Steering Committee meeting. 

 

I. Draft 2017-2018 Budget – 12:35 pm

 

J. Discussion of Public Comment – 12:50 pm

  • The Chair has asked for a discussion on the public comment item on our agendas and how it is working
  • ACTION:  Discuss and provide direction

 

K. Board Meeting agenda development – 1:00 pm  

i. Honoring Jim Goodhart

ii. Sheriff McDonnell 

iii. 2017-2018 budget presentation  

iv. Broadband Feasibility Report Presentation

  • June 

i. 2017-2018 budget adoption and election of officers

ii. Gary Gero, LA County Sustainability

  • July
  • August

i. President of El Camino College confirmed

 

L. Legislation – 1:05 pm

 

M.  General Assembly Topic for 2018 – 1:15 pm

 

N.  Placeholder - Possible contract for Strategic Growth Council for technology impacts on the built environment – 1:25 pm

 

O. Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting – 1:30 pm

  •  ACTION:  Approve invoices for payment 

 

VIII. INFORMATION ITEMS

P. CALCOG Report on Executive Directors’ meeting – 1:35 pm

  • Update on Executive Directors’ meeting 
  •   Future Board meetings:
  • June 15, 2018, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm SACOG Board Room 1415 L Street, Suite 300 Sacramento, CA 95814 
  •  November 15, 2017 SACOG Board Room location likely – possibly 2 day retreat
  •  Board meeting & Regional Leadership Forum 2018 Likely the second week of March Monterey, California
  •  “Last Friday“ of the Month Check In & Update Calls for Board Members (Information Only) 3:00 to 3:30 pm starting April 28

 

Q. Progress on Special Purpose Grants – 1:40 pm

  • Currently funded
  • Microgrid Project in Carson – CEC 
  • Renewable Outreach – HERO
  • Proposals with applications submitted
  • Torrance Think Earth – AQMD – expected decision in April
  • EV Resource Specialist for the South Bay – VW settlement funds
  • Geothermal research with UC Davis – CEC
  • Broadband initial implementation – DRAM settlement funds
  • SBWIB environmental sustainability grant for Green Building Challenge
  • Proposals with applications under development
  • Green Commuter EV rideshare/carshare

 

R.  CCA Report – Christian Horvath – 1:45 pm  

 

S.  Report from Amazon Conference – Wally Siembab – 1:50 pm

 

IX. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

T. Other updates since agenda distribution – 2:00 pm

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Monday, June 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm 

 

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