Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, May 11, 2015
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, May 11, 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. CONSENT CALENDAR – action items noted, remainder are receive & file - 12:05 pm

A. Steering Committee – April 13, 2015 meeting minutes attached 

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

B. Homeless Initiative Update 

  • Meeting with Supervisor Knabe’s office on May 11

 

C. Annual 2014 Form 700s – 2 outstanding as of April 5, 2015 

 

D. Grant Opportunities & Awards

  • $49,000 scope of work for the term of July 1 to December 31, 2015 submitted to LA DWP for the SBESC to provide outreach services.  Buscaino supportive – waiting for approval from DWP.
  • Demo/Pilot Event Ride Share program for 2 years at $125K/year is now in the Ride Share Budget for FY 15 – scope and budget being sent to Metro for contract with SBCCOG to start July 1.

 

V. INFORMATION ITEMS 

E. Transportation Issues – 12:10 pm

 

F. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached – 12:20 pm

  • New Incentive Amounts for Energy Leader Partnership
  • Drought, Drought, Drought Workshop for City Staff – May 28, 3 pm to 5 pm
  • PACE opportunities from other companies

 

G. Green Building Challenge and EEMIS – amendment to contracts with SCE and SCG – info to come by May 20 – 12:30 pm

 

H. Legislative Advocacy – 12:32 pm 

 

I. Special Events – 12:37 pm

  • LA Air Force Base Tour ¬ - July – Suzanne Fuentes is working on a date
  • 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. – September?
  • Crisis Management Media Training?

 

J. Board meeting agenda development – 12:40 pm

  • May meeting attached – Dues vote, Annual Budget Review, Nomination of Officers, Recognition of Green Ambassadors from Environmental Charter High School - overall South Bay Cities reliability presentation by Marvin Jackmon or JUNE
  • June – Budget adoption, Election of Officers – conflicts with LCC in Monterey
  • July – Jeffrey Prang, LA County Assessor

 

K. Work Plan – Opportunity for Questions and Comments – attached – 12:45 pm

 

VI. ACTION ITEMS FOR FURTHER DISCUSSION         

L. Measure R South Bay Highway Program (SBHP) – 12:55 pm  

  • Measure R Deferral/De-obligation Quarterly Update 
  • ACTION:  No de-obligation actions required this quarter
  • Report on April 30 workshop for Implementation Plan revision
  • Please Note:  Hermosa Beach Measure R project which was tabled to this meeting has been moved to June at the request of the city

 

M. Contract with Luskin Center re: CEC ZEV MUD analysis grant – to be available at the meeting or sent separately if available before – 1:00 pm

  • Wally Siembab will provide a description of the project as we kick it off
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval

 

N. Appointments to Outside Agencies – 1:05 pm

 

O.  2015-2016 Draft Budget – 1:20 pm

 

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

  • ACTION:  Approve invoices for payment 

 

Q. Strategic Plan – 1:40 pm

  • ACTION:   Pursuant to Board discussion, recommend to Board that Strategic  

Plan updates be provided twice per year instead of quarterly at the April meeting concurrent with the Work Plan presentation and an update 6 months later at the October Board meeting

 

R. General Assembly – February 26, 2016 - Discussion of Topic – 1:45 pm

  • 4 sponsorship checks still outstanding as of May 4
  • See attached memo re: topic
  • ACTION:   Discuss topic and make a recommendation to the Board
  • Have you sent your answer to the General Assembly follow-up question on our website:   http://www.southbaycities.org/featured-content/continuing-conversation-after-general-assembly

 

VII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES  

 S. Sustainability updates – 1:55 pm

  • Nissan resolved in our favor re: charging us for a lost power cord
  • Car2go 
  • 2016-2040 RTP/SCS – scenarios from SCAG General Assembly
  • Participation in LAEDC’s e-mobility alliance re: autonomous vehicle promotion  
  • Two new projects with Metro and SCAG:  Slow speed network, graphics contract
  • Workshop for Planning Commissioners – 2nd Thursday – evening

 

T.   Other updates since agenda distribution – 2:10 pm

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Tuesday, June 8, 2015 @ 12:00 pm 

 

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ADJOURN