Steering Committee Meeting | South Bay Cities Council of Governments

Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, March 12, 2018
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, March 12th, 2018 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. INTRODUCTIONS  

 

II. REPORT OF POSTING OF AGENDA

  • ACTION:  Receive and file

 

III. ANNOUNCEMENTS OF ANY CHANGES TO THE AGENDA  

 

IV. REVIEW OF HANDOUTS

 

V. PUBLIC COMMENT

 

VI. CONSENT CALENDAR – action items noted, remainder are receive & file – 12:05 pm

A. Steering Committee – February 12 meeting minutes – attached 

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

B. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached 

  • Issues to watch: p. 2 – look at the EE projects in your city and confirm that they are on schedule 
  • ACTION:  Receive and file

 

VII. ACTION ITEMS 

C. Transportation Items – 12:10 pm

 

D. 2018 General Assembly – 12:25 pm

 

E. 2019 General Assembly Ideas – 12:35 pm

  • Room reserved – 2/22/19
  • 20th – special SBCCOG celebration?
  • Offer from Beach Cities Health District to partner on the program
  • ACTION:  Provide direction  

 

F. Appointments to Outside Agencies – 2 year terms – 12:45 pm

  • SCAG Regional Council Districts #28 and #40 – Mitchell and Medina re-elected
  • Nominations closed
  • I-710 Project Advisory Committee – nominated: Judy Mitchell  
  • SCAG CEHD – nominated: Mark Waronek  
  • SMBRC Alternate – NO nomination, no alternate required
  • SBACC – Britt Huff – appointed 12/15
  • Nominated – Olivia Valentine, Sanford Davidson – invited to attend for a 3 minute statement pursuant to SBCCOG policy
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board appointments of the following for 2 year terms to 2020: SCAG CEHD – Mark Waronek & I-710 Project Advisory Committee – Judy Mitchell & select a recommendation to the Board for SBACC – term of appointments July 2018-2020
  • FYI:  To be selected at the April meeting
  • Metro Service Council – Incumbents:  Don Szerlip, Charles Michel Deemer & Dan Medina – Nominations close March 16 (4 nominees as of 3/2/18:  Don Szerlip, Dan Medina, Richard Montgomery, Bruce Szeles)

 

G. Board Meeting agenda development – 12:50 pm  

i.    Face of the Program – Cierra – 5 minutes

ii.    Per By-Laws, 60 Day Notice of Intention to Increase Dues – year 4 of 5 year program  

iii.    Adapting to Changing Climate – Dr. Neil Berg, Center for Climate Science – confirmed – 30 minutes

iv.    Quarterly Energy Efficiency report – Greg Stevens – 10 minutes

v.    Wrap of Climate Action Planning – Kim – 10 minutes

vi.    Workshop before the Board meeting on Measure M program implementation 

  • April

i.    SBCCOG Annual Work Program 

ii.    Mid-Year Review of WBMWD program 

iii.    Workshop before Board meeting on Controlling Illegal Fireworks – APRIL or MAY

  • May

i. Budget

ii. Nomination of Officers

  • Future meetings

i.    LA BioMed – presentation   

 

H. Special Events – 12:55 pm

a. Crisis media training

b. Social media workshop

c. Porsche Center

d. Blimp

  • ACTION:  Provide direction

 

I. South Bay Sustainable Green Business Program Update – 1:05 pm  

  

J. Legislative Issues – 1:15 pm

  • Legislative Matrix attached 
  • Senator Ben Allen’s Brainstorming Session on Housing – update at the meeting
  • ACTION:  Approve recommended positions on legislation

 

K. Park Bond Measure A – Use of Funds – 1:25 pm

 

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

  • ACTION:   Approve invoices for payment (available upon request)

 

VIII. INFORMATION ITEMS

M. Update on Homeless Program – 1:40 pm

  • PATH sent 2018-2019 budget request for SBCCOG services – word from Supervisor Ridley-Thomas office still pending
  • PATH has a new Associate Director of South Bay Programs – Courtney Reed
  • SBWIB and PATH signing contracts to work together on client referrals
  • Events
  • February 14 bus tour of permanent supportive housing 
  • April 18 @ Memorial Park in Hawthorne – Outreach meeting planned for direct services to clients.  
  • Landlord and 1st responders’ workshops being planned

 

N. Travel Pal Final Report – 1:45 pm

  • Project is completed and final report has been sent to Metro 
  • Summary of lessons learned to be provided at the meeting

 

O. Progress on Special Purpose Grants – 1:55 pm

  • Currently funded

i. Regional Broadband network – SBWIB and County

ii. Homeless Services coordination – County

iii. SCE/SCG Strategic Plan funds – for energy benchmarking for cities

  • Proposals pending

i. Measure M administration – funding agreements being prepared

ii. Regional Coyote Management Outreach

a. Integrated Pest Management re: coyote public education and training – concept accepted for proposal to be submitted by April 3

b. California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Vertebrate Control Program to be submitted March 9

iii. CEC EV Blueprint – due February 20 – appeal in process

iv. Caltrans Planning Grant re: Feasibiity Study of Slow Speed Network – denied in first submission but requested to re-submitted February 23

v. CSUDH/SBWIB/SBCCOG application re: study of student transportation/telecommuting in the South Bay with SB 1 research funds – submitted February 28  

  • Under Discussion

i. CARB  

ii. AQMD – April

 

IX. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

P. Other updates since agenda distribution – 2:00 pm

 

X. Scrolling the agenda packet – Success?

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Monday, April 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm 

 

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