Steering Committee June 9

Date: 
Monday, June 9, 2014
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, June 9, 2014.  The meeting will begin at 12:00 noon 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. OVERVIEW OF IMPORTANT CONSENT CALENDAR ITEMS - 12:05 pm

V. CONSENT CALENDAR – action items noted, remainder are receive & file - 12:15 pm

A.   Steering Committee – May 12, 2014 meeting minutes attached

             ACTION:  Approve

B.   Appointments to Outside Agencies

  • Letters of Commitment have been sent to 4 Metro Service Council appointees – as of 6/2/14, 1 response received (Deming)
  • Bea Dieringer has agreed to serve on the LCC Legislative Committee 
  • ACTION:  Approve LCC Legislative Committee appointment

C.  Grant Opportunities

  • SGC grant – AWARDED!!!!
  • On June 3, 2014, the Strategic Growth Council awarded $885,048 to the SBCCOG and its partners, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, San Diego State University (SDSU), and the University of Los Angeles, California, Regional Collaborative for Climate Action and Sustainability (LARC).  There is an additional match from Metro of about $95,000. The funding is anticipated for a three-year period.  
  • This award is to develop a Sustainable South Bay Transportation and Land Use Implementation Framework (Framework). As part of the Framework, the SBCCOG would develop the tools to implement the Sustainable South Bay Strategy. The tools consist of Climate Action Plan transportation and land use chapters at the subregional and local levels, a Subregional Implementation Toolkit to provide technical assistance for local level adoption of GHG reduction strategies, and a Mobility Matrix for the South Bay, which includes evaluation and screening criteria for identifying priority projects. 
  • Geothermal with UC Davis 
  • Summary fact sheet attached 
  • Application being prepared for submittal to California Energy Commission
  • SBESC services to DWP – submitted to DWP
  • Metro ExpressLanes – submitted to Metro
  • EEMIS – submitted to SCE

D. Transportation Issues 

E. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached

F. Board meeting agenda development – draft June agenda attached

  • June – Budget adoption, Election of Officers
  • July – AQMP, Barry Wallerstein
  • August – Cost of Power Supply in the South Bay, cost and interconnections & SONGS effect & Future Energy Needs for the South Bay & EEMIS Presentation  

G.  Special Events 

  • June 12 – Tour of LAX Airfield & Bradley Terminal – space very limited
  • Under development
  • Space X – 1ST PRIORITY – Olivia Valentine is assisting with this
  • Sea Lab & Desalination Plant in Redondo Beach – 2nd PRIORITY
  • Tour of Gas Company facilities near Ballona Wetlands – 3rd PRIORITY
  • Hawthorne Airport
  • Work sessions – Impressions of Hong Kong and What We Can Learn

VI. ACTION ITEMS            

H.   2014-2015 Draft Budget – 12:25 pm

I. Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting – 12:35 pm 

  • ACTION:  Approve invoices for payment 

J.  Office Lease Extension – 12:40 pm

K. Monument Sign – 12:50 pm 

  • Memo attached
  • ACTION:  Provide direction.  If going forward, get a mock up

L.  Agreement with the South Bay Workforce Investment Board re: no cost staff person – 12:55 pm

M.    Legislative Advocacy – 1:00 pm

N.   General Assembly – February 27, 2015 - Discussion of Topic – 1:05 pm

  • 1 sponsorship check still outstanding as of May 23
  • See attached memo
  • ACTION:  Recommend topic for GA to the Board and provide direction on the title

O.  Mobility Matrix Funding Agreement with Metro – 1:10 pm

  • Attached
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval 

VII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES  

P.   South Bay Environmental Services Center Programs – 1:15 pm

Q.    Senior Services Working Group Update – 1:20 pm

R.    Homeless Initiative Update – 1:40 pm

S.    SCAG update, if any – 1:45 pm

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – July 14, 2014 @ 12:00 pm

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ADJOURN