Board of Directors' Meeting

Date: 
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time: 
6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

The Board of Directors are scheduled to meet Thursday, September 24, 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 Gazeley, 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. August Board Meeting Minutes (attachment) – Approve 

 

B. Contract Amendment with Jenkins & Hogin for Reimbursable Services (attachment) – Approve 

 

C. Contract with Marlon Boarnet for Expert Advice for work on the Strategic Growth Council grant (attachment) – Approve 

 

D. Correction on Contract with Luskin Center re: CEC ZEV MUD analysis grant previously approved in May, 2015 (attachments) – Approve 

 

E. Finance Reserve Policy (attachment) – Approve 

 

F. Resolution 2015-3 Authorizing Investment of Monies in the Local Agency Investment Fund (attachment) – Approve 

 

G. Status of Legislation of Interest to SBCCOG (attachment) – Receive and file 

 

H. Correspondence Approved by the Steering Committee – Receive and file 

1.   Comments to CARB re: draft Cap and Trade Auction Proceeds Triennial Investment Plan (attachment) 

 

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

 

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

 

VII. PRESENTATION

1.  Update on SCAG’s 2016 Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy 

A.  Presentation by SCAG Executive Director Hasan Ikhrata (6:10 pm)

 

2. Findings from the SBCCOG’s Battery Electric Vehicle Project (attachment) (6:35 pm)

A. Presentation by Wally Siembab, SBCCOG Research Director 

 

VIII. SBCCOG ACTION ITEMS, REPORTS & UPDATES – Jacki Bacharach (7:00 pm)

A. Homeless Initiative

B. Green Building Challenge

C. General Assembly 

D. Meetings with CPUC Commissioner Liane Randolph & Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell

 

IX. TRANSPORTATION REPORTS

A. Metro Report by Board member James Butts/Mike Bohlke (7:10 pm)

B. Service Council report by Ralph Franklin, Chair (7:15 pm)

C. South Bay Measure R Highway Program, Steve Lantz (7:20 pm)

 

X. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS (7:25 pm)

 

XI. AGENCY REPORTS (7:30 pm)

A. League of California Cities & LA Division Legislative Committee (Bea Dieringer & Jeffrey Kiernan)

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

C. SCAG & Committees (attachment) 

Note: Oral Committee Reports will include new information not in the attachment.

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

       2. Transportation (Dan Medina, Olivia Valentine) 

       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

 

October 8                  Legislative Briefing and Breakfast

 

October 15                Tour of AQMD Lab

 

November 12 & 13   Holiday Light Exchange

 

November 12            BEV Final Report for Stakeholders 

 

 

XIII. OCTOBER SBCCOG COMMITTEE MEETINGS & WORKING GROUPS

 

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

 

XIV. ADJOURNMENT - Next Board meeting - Thursday, October 22, 2015