Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, February 9, 2015
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, February 9, 2015 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. 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 – January 12, 2015 meeting minutes attached 

        • ACTION:  Approve

 

B. Contract Extensions

 

C. Grants

 

D. Reliability Issues – 12:45 pm

        • CPUC and AB 66 Rulemaking - As directed by the SBCCOG Board, the SBCCOG has become a party in the CPUC proceeding “Order Instituting Rulemaking Regarding Policies, Procedures, and Rules for Reliability Reporting Pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 2774.1.” regarding AB 66 implementation. Opening comments were submitted January 23, 2015, which was the deadline for party status. The classification of being a “party” means that comments submitted will carry more weight than filing informal comments.  Other submittals from Manhattan Beach and Torrance.
        • CPUC comments from SCE appear to state that they are supportive of reporting by city.
        • Staff is also working on a CPUC webpage for our website to inform our SBCCOG member cities about key issues affecting our region at the CPUC.

 

E. Transportation Issues 

 

F. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached

        • HERO Ad in Daily Breeze with our name – HERO got right on it.  Fixed next day.

 

G. 2014 Form 700s needed for SBCCOG by March 27 

 

H.  Special Events 

        •  Possible Go See trips 
        • LA Air Force Base Tour – March/April – can’t find contact information
        • Machado Lake Tour – working with Buscaino’s office re: timing
        • 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 – June/July

 

I. Board meeting agenda development 

        • March meeting – Mobility Matrix & Pam O’Connor
        • April meeting – Ellen Perkins
        • May meeting – Measure R Board Training on the Guidelines????

 

VI.    ACTION ITEMS - PROGRAMMATIC

 

J. General Assembly – 12:15 pm

 

K.  Measure R Issues – 12:30 pm

 

L.  Legislative Advocacy – 12:45 pm 

 

M.  Homeless Initiative Update – 1:00 pm

        • Review of meetings to date
        • ACTION:  Provide direction

 

VII. ACTION ITEMS - ADMINISTRATIVE

 

N.  Financial Issues – 1:10 pm

 

O. Renewal of Office Lease – 1:25 pm

        • The office lease is being renewed for the next 3 years.  In lieu of rent abatement, we can request office improvements.  At the meeting, proposed improvements will be discussed.
        • ACTION:  Provide direction

 

P. Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting – 1:35 pm 

        • ACTION:  Approve invoices for payment 

 

VII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES   

 

Q. Sustainability updates – 1:40 pm

 

R. Economic Development Issues – 1:45 pm

        •  SBWIB Business Retention meeting – January 28 – follow-up

 

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

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Tuesday, March 9, 2015 @ 12:00 pm 

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

ADJOURN