Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, August 13, 2018
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, August 13th, 2018 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  

II. REPORT OF POSTING OF AGENDA

  • ACTION:  Receive and file

III. ANNOUNCEMENTS OF ANY CHANGES TO THE AGENDA  

IV. PUBLIC COMMENT

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

A. Steering Committee – July 9 meeting minutes attached

  • ACTION:  Approve

B. WBMWD 2018-2019 Contract

  • Contract, Scope and budget - attached
  • Note that this contract is for a 10 month period from September 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019 to get us aligned with the fiscal year
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval

C. PATH 2018-2019 Contract

  • To be available at the meeting – similar to last year
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval

D. Green Business Network contract with the City of Torrance 

  • Attached is the contract and the scope of work 
  • FYI - SBCCOG legal counsel has raised the following issues that we have requested the City of Torrance review and revise if possible.  None are deal breakers.
  • Section 4A Termination without Cause is unilateral in City’s favor - requesting mutual
  • Section 15 Indemnity is unilateral - requesting mutual
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval of contract as submitted with changes.  If changes are not acceptable to the city, accept contract as written

E. Homeless Services Scope of Work with LA County and the SBCCOG

F. 2018 General Assembly Payments still outstanding

  • $1000 from Janice Hahn

G. 18-19 Dues Outstanding as of August 5

  • Carson, Gardena, Hawthorne, Rolling Hills Estates, LA County

H. CALCOG Additional Assessment

  • For your information – The CALCOG Board approved an additional assessment $175 - related to transportation infrastructure investment research in which CALCOG made a contribution in September-October of 2017.  One of the outcomes of this effort was a study detailing the economic benefits of investment in California’s transportation infrastructure.  
  • The additional assessment will be included in the mid-year budget modification of expenses.

I. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached 

VI. ACTION ITEMS 

J. SCE 2019 Budget – potential/proposed $160,000 loss – 12:10 pm

  • Kim will provide a report
  • ACTION:  Provide direction

K. Board Meeting agenda development (draft agenda attached) – 12:20 pm 

  • August
  • Face of the Program – Marilyn Lyon
  • Green Line Operating Issues
  • November Ballot Propositions
  • Measure H – where we are and where we are going??
  • ACTION:  Provide direction
  • September – no location change
  • LAWA Transformation – Deborah Flint, Chief Executive Office confirmed
  • Mark Pestrella, LA County Public Works Director, Stormwater Ballot Measure
  • Homeless Services Contract with County and COG
  • October
  • Victoria Park re-development – speaker confirmed, Ryan Kristan, Architect & Project Mgr, LA County Public Works
  • Future meetings
  • Green Line Extension Alternatives  
  • Strategic Vision of Uber and Lyft
  • Drone Ordinances
  • Role of Municipal Operators 
  • State Cannabis proposed final regulations released which will go into effect on Jan 1st.
  • Scooter survey update
  • Smart Cities

L. Special Events – 12:30 pm

  • South Bay Goods Movement Project Management Course – November/December – 4 – 2 hour courses for city staff and consultants – Nov. 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7
  • Tour of LAX –  October 3rd 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Full names and Driver License or ID#. Shuttle 25; bus – more
  • Space X and Boring Company Tunnel Tour - October  
  • Possibilties
  • Public Engagement and Technology Workshop 

M. 2019 General Assembly Updates – Thursday, February 28, 2019 – 12:35 pm

  • Sponsorships
  • VIP reception
  • ACTION:  Provide direction

N. Transportation Committee Items, if necessary – 12:40 pm

O. Legislative Issues – 12:50 pm

P. Consideration of Former Non-Elected Chairs Advisory Group – 1:05 pm

  • ACTION:  Provide direction

Q. Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting – 1:15 pm

  • ACTION:   Approve invoices for payment

VII.  INFORMATION ITEMS

R. Regional Broadband Network Initiative – 1:20 pm 

  • Final questions posted August 6 – proposals due September 4.
  • Update on Dig Once Trenching discussions with utilities  

S. Regional Bike Share Coordination – 1:25 pm

  • Survey being distributed by SBCCOG and cities
  • Update on Caltrans slow speed network

T. Update on Homeless Program – 1:30 pm

  • City count available 
  • Possible August 23 workshop on homeless issues for cities 
  • Reflect and share lessons learned on planning efforts and goals including in the Plans
  • Entering the implementation phase
  • Public Communication & Siting Toolkit

U. Follow-Up: Internet Service Provider (ISP) Site Evaluation for SBCCOG Office – 1:35 pm

V. Progress on Special Purpose Grants – 1:45 pm

i. Currently funded

ii. Ongoing

a. Homeless Services coordination – County and PATH

b. Measure M administration

iii.  Special Projects

c. Regional Broadband network – SBWIB and County

d. SCE/SCG Strategic Plan funds – for energy benchmarking for cities

e. Caltrans Planning Grant for Slow Speed Network Feasibility Study

f. CSUDH/SBWIB/SBCCOG application re: study of student transportation/telecommuting in the South Bay with SB 1 research funds

g. Solsmart for participating cities of Carson, El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, & Torrance

h. Proposals pending

i. Green Business Network for City of Hawthorne and City of Torrance

VIII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

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

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Monday, September 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm 

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