Steering Committee Nov 10 | South Bay Cities Council of Governments

Steering Committee Nov 10

Date: 
Monday, November 10, 2014
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, November 10, 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 

 

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 – 12:10 pm

 

A. Steering Committee – October 13, 2014 meeting minutes – attached 

      • ACTION:  Approve

 

B. Grant Opportunities

      • CEC Grant Opportunity - submitted
      • SGC grant – scope and budget preparation underway – plan to submit in October
      • SBESC services to DWP – negotiating over budget and scope through Councilman Buscaino’s office

 

C. Transportation Issues 

 

D. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached

 

E. Summary of October Air Resources Board meeting from Judy Mitchell – attached

           

F. Status of Work Program Presentations to City Councils

      • Outstanding – Manhattan Beach & Torrance

 

G. Board meeting agenda development 

      • November 20, 2014 – attached  
      • January meeting presentation - LAX Transportation Program - latest updates on the Automated People Mover system and its connection from the Central Terminal Area to the new Intermodal Transportation Facility, regional Metro Rail system at 96th Street/Aviation Blvd, and the Consolidated Rent-A-Car Center. It is time sensitive to Jan 30th.

 

H. Special Events 

      • Possible Go See Trips 
        • AQMD Lab Tour - overview of SCAQMD and their successes and challenges and a video. Proceed to a lab tour and then a display of some green cars.  Up to 25 people.  The lab tour consists of an overview of what the lab does, equipment and a sample test.  No Mondays and not the first Friday. 2 hours – in Diamond Bar. – March/April
        • LA Air Force Base Tour - June/July

 

VI. ACTION ITEMS            

I. Measure R Items – from Steve – 12:15 pm 

 

J. Metro Mobility Matrix  – 12:35 pm

 

K. Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting – 12:50 pm 

      • ACTION:  Approve invoices for payment 

 

L. Legislative Advocacy – 1:00 pm 

•Congresswoman Hahn said that she would work on a delegation letter for the FAA re: helicopter noise

•Congresswoman Waters said she would look for federal opportunities to help cities fund some of the stormwater regulation mandates

      • ACTION:   Provide direction on legislative recognition

 

M. Reliability Issues – 1:10 pm

      • Follow-up from October 23 meeting with SCE - Information sent to SCE and follow-up

 

VII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES  

 

N. Sustainability updates – 1:15 pm

      • Reimbursements to cities for attending SBCCOG trainings – update at the meeting
      • Cap and Trade funding guidelines – Wally to discuss SBCCOG comments

 

O. Other updates since agenda distribution – 1:25 pm

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Monday, December 8, 2014 @ 12:00 pm 

 

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

 

ADJOURN