Board of Directors' Meeting

Date: 
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Time: 
6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

The Board of Directors are scheduled to meet Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the SBESC Theater, located at 20285 S. Western Ave, Torrance, CA 90501.

There will be a light dinner and informal discussion at 5:30 pm. The meeting will begin at 6:00 pm. 

To ensure a quorum, please RSVP to natalie@southbaycities.org or marcy@southbaycities.org  

 

AGENDA

 

I. CALL TO ORDER & SALUTE TO THE FLAG (6:00 PM)

Jim Goodhart, Chair

 

II. INTRODUCTIONS

 

III. CONFIRM POSTING OF THE AGENDA BY TORRANCE CITY CLERK

 

IV. ANNOUNCEMENTS OF ANY CHANGES TO THE AGENDA 

 

V. COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC

 

VI. CONSENT CALENDAR (6:05 pm)

Matters listed under Consent Calendar are considered routine and will be enacted by one motion and one vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items. If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered separately.

 

A. May Board Meeting Minutes (attachment) – Approve

 

B. 2015-2016 Operating Budget Adoption (attachment) – Approve

 

C. Contract with Adam Cohen, Susan Shaheen & Elliot Martin (UC Davis team) for Strategic Growth Council work (attachment) – Approve

 

D. Contract with Stephen H. Lantz for Transportation Advisory Services (attachments) – Approve

 

E. Contract with Michael Bohlke for Metro Deputy Services (attachment) – Approve

 

F. Appointments to Outside Agencies (attachment) – Approve

 

G. South Bay Measure R Highway Program Implementation Plan Update (attachment) – Receive and file

 

H. Monthly Transportation Report (attachment) – Receive and file

 

I. South Bay Environmental Services Center Report (attachment) – Receive and file

 

J. May CARB Report from Judy Mitchell (attachment) – Receive and file

 

VII. PRESENTATION

 

A. Homeless Services Presentation

1. David Howden, Senior Program Manager, Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) (6:10 pm)

 

VIII. SBCCOG ACTION ITEMS, REPORTS & UPDATES – Jacki Bacharach  

 

A. Election of Officers (attachment) (6:25 pm) – Approve

 

B. Contract Extensions (6:50 pm)

1. SCE for Water-Energy Nexus Project (attachment) – Approve Extends the term of the original agreement from June 30, 2015 through March 31, 2016 with all implementation work completed by December 31, 2015.  This amendment will allow our participating cities to benefit from some of the programs that SCE anticipates offering later this year using the remaining contract funds of $79,908.

2. Express Lane Contract with Metro – (to be available at the meeting) – Approve subject to legal review

 

C. Status of Legislation of Interest to SBCCOG (attachment) – Approve

1.  AB 779 – oppose 

 

D. Green Building Challenge project update

 

E. Homeless services proposal update

 

IX. METRO TRANSPORTATION REPORT

 

A. Metro Report by Board member James Butts/Mike Bohlke (7:05 pm)

 

B. Service Council report by Ralph Franklin, Chair (7:10 pm)

 

X. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS (7:15 pm)

 

XI.     AGENCY REPORTS (7:20 pm)

 

A. League of California Cities (Jim Goodhart & Jeffrey Kiernan)

1. LA Division Legislative Committee (Bea Dieringer)

 

B. South Coast Air Quality Management District (Judy Mitchell, Joe Buscaino & Stan Myles)

 

C. SCAG & Committees (Mark Butala) 

1.  Energy and Environment (Judy Mitchell, Jim Osborne)

       2. Transportation (John Addleman, Dan Medina) 

       3. Community, Economic, & Human Development (James Gazeley & Frank Zerunyan)

       4. Regional Council (Judy Mitchell, Dan Medina, James Gazeley)

 

D. Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission (Jim Knight/Suzanne Fuentes)

 

E. South Bay Association of Chambers of Commerce (Olivia Valentine) 

 

F. South Bay Workforce Investment Board (Chris Cagle)

 

XII. UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS 

 

             July 7       Presentation on the Homeless Count (attachment)

 

             July 9       Quarterly Legislative Briefing and Breakfast (attachment)

 

             July 14     5-year Los Angeles County Strategic Plan for Economic Development, 2016-2020 

                             Presentation by Bill Allen, President, LA Economic Development Corporation (attachment)

 

XIII.     JULY SBCCOG COMMITTEE MEETINGS & WORKING GROUPS

Consult website for specific times and places for other meetings – www.southbaycities.org

 

XIV.    ADJOURNMENT 

Next Board meeting - Thursday, July 23, 2015