Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, November 5, 2018
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, November 5th, 2018 at the SBCCOG/SBESC Office, located at 20285 S. Western Ave, Suite 100, Torrance, CA 90501. Lunch will be provided.

This meeting was rescheduled due to Veteran's Day Observance on Monday, November 12th.

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 – October 8, 2018 meeting minutes attached

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

B. Chamber of Commerce Memberships

 

C. Special Purpose Grants 

  • Currently funded

i. Regional Broadband network – SBWIB and County

ii. Homeless Services coordination – County and PATH

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

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

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

vi.    Green Business Network for City of Torrance and Hawthorne 

vii.     Measure M administration

viii.     Transportation Grid Blueprint for LA County – SBCCOG is sub-recipient to LA County

  • Pending

i. Caltrans Slow Speed Network Network Feasibility Study

 

D. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached 

 

E. Monthly Transportation Report – attached

 

VI. ACTION ITEMS 

F. Crenshaw/Green Line Operating Plan Update and Next Steps – maps attached – 12:10 pm     

 

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

  • November 15
  • Broadband contract recommendation to cities
  • Broadband applications
  • Energy Efficiency report from Greg Stevens

 

  • January 24
    • SCAQMD – 5 minute presentation on potential local sales tax measure to support air pollution reduction projects in the South Coast Air Basin next year.

 

  • Request from Bill Bliscke (referred by Torrance Councilman Tim Goodrich) to speak to Board for 10 minutes
    • Bill was a former Board Member for the Redondo Beach and Torrance school districts.  
    • Soles for Souls (collecting shoes for poor) and Outdoor sculpture for South Bay
    • ACTION:  Invite him to speak under public comment

 

  • Future meetings
    • Drone Ordinances
    • Role of Municipal Operators  
    • Scooter survey update
    • Smart Cities

 

H. Special Events – 12:30 pm

  • Holiday Light Exchange – December 3 and 4
  • Cannabis Courses for cities – elected and staff – January 10, 24, 31, February 7 @ 10:30 to 1 pm
  • Space X and Boring Company Tunnel Tour – December 5  
  • South Bay Goods Movement Project Management Course – November/December – 4 – 2 hour courses for city staff and consultants – January 24, 31 & February 7
  • Tour of LAX –  Schedule an additional tour?? Possibly January
  • Possibilties
  • Public Engagement and Technology Workshop 

 

I. GSE Solutions LLC contract – 12:35 pm

  • Memo attached 
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval of a contract with GSE Solutions, LLC in an amount not to exceed $171,000 for the period of January 1 through December 31, 2019 with $101,400 from utility partnership programs and $69,600 yet to be identified.

 

J. Funding Proposal for Energy Efficiency Services – 12:40 pm

 

K. Master Agreement for Siembab Corporation – 12:55 pm

a. Renew the SBCCOG’s master agreement with the  Siembab Corporation including his subcontractors.  Compensation shall be exclusively from grants received.

b. Task Order #1 for services on the Caltrans Slow Speed Network project not to exceed $125,000 for the period from December 1, 2018 to February 28, 2020.  

 

L. Regional Broadband Network Initiative – 1:10 pm

  • Interviews are October 30 and I.T. Directors meeting is November 1
  • ACTION:  Possible recommendation to Board

 

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

  • ACTION:   Approve invoices for payment

 

VII.  INFORMATION ITEMS

N. Regional Bike Share Coordination – 1:25 pm

  • Lunch with Go Monrovia after the Senior Services Working Group meeting on December 4 – open to all cities

O. Update on Homeless Program – 1:30 pm

 

P. 2019 General Assembly Updates – Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 1:35 pm

  • Sponsorships 
  • ACTION:  Provide direction

 

Q. Former Non-Elected Chairs Advisory Group – 1:40 pm

  • 6 former chairs have indicated their interest in participating
  • Report on 1st meeting  

 

VIII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

R.   Other updates since agenda distribution – 1:45 pm

 

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

 

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