Steering Committee Meeting | South Bay Cities Council of Governments

Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, April 9, 2018
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, April 9th, 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 – March 12 meeting minutes attached 

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

B. Contract Renewals for Dominguez Channel Watershed Management Area Group - memo attached  

 

C. 2016-2017 Audit – posted on website – a copy will be available at the meeting

 

D. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached  

 

E. Outstanding payments from sponsors 

  • 2018 General Assembly
  • $2500 from Mark Ridley-Thomas
  • $1000 from Janice Hahn
  • Holiday Light Exchange
  • $250 from 3 Leaf Realty

 

VII. ACTION ITEMS 

F. Appointments to Outside Agencies – 2 year terms – 3 seats available – 12:05 pm

  • Metro Service Council – each candidate has been invited to the meeting to make a 3 minute statement or have Jacki read one they send in if they can’t make the meeting
  • Nominees in alphabetical order:  Charles Michel Deemer,  Dan Medina, Richard Montgomery, Christopher Rider Bruce Szeles, Don Szerlip
  • Attendance confirmed to date:  Don Szerlip
  • Nominations and statements received as of 4/2/18 attached
  • Current membership for your information:

COUNCIL MEMBER

START DATE

END DATE

APPOINTED BY AND/OR OFFICE HELD

Don Szerlip

1-24-08

7/18

Resident & businessman, Redondo Beach

Roye Love

1-27-11

7/19

Senior, regular rider, community groups, Carson

Ralph Franklin

Chair 2009

1-25-07

7/20

Inglewood Councilman

Charles Michel Deemer

7/15

7/18

 

Torrance Environmental Commissioner & Rider

Ernie Crespo

7/16

7/19

 

Gardena Transit Manager representing Municipal Operators

Elaine Jeng

7/16

7/19

 

MB resident, rider, civil engineer

(served 7/14-7/15)

Luis Duran

7/17

7/20

 

Hermosa Beach resident & LA County land use planner – rides transit daily

Meighan Langlois

7/17

7/20

 

LAWA Employee Transportation Coordinator

Dan Medina

7/17

7/18

 

Gardena Councilman and transit rider

  • ACTION:  Review nominees and make recommendation to the Board

 

G. South Bay Aerospace Alliance SBCCOG representative (Fuentes leaving office) – 12:30 pm

  • With Suzanne Fuentes leaving office, we have no delegate to this organization.  Jennifer LaMarque on our staff does attend.
  • ACTION:  Appoint someone to fill the position OR advertise that it is open OR find out if Jennifer can be the official SBCCOG representative

 

H. Volunteer Recognition Wall – 12:35 pm

  • Memo attached
  • ACTION:  Provide direction on appearance, criteria and cost

 

I. Board Meeting agenda development – 12:45 pm  

  1. Face of the Program?
  2. SBCCOG Annual Work Program 
  3. Statewide ballot measures
  4. Measure M funding agreements
  • May
  1. Face of the Program
  2. Budget
  3. Nomination of Officers
  4. Regional Broadband Network RFP – approval to circulate
  5. Workshop before Board meeting on Controlling Illegal Fireworks 
  • Future meetings
  1. LA BioMed – presentation   

 

J. Special Events – 12:55 pm

  • Tour of the Inglewood Stadium Construction – Friday, April 27 (max. 20 people – 4 places left)
  • Tour of LA BioMed – Wednesday, May 16 – 2:30 pm to 4 pm – 9 so far
  • Cannabis Manufacturing Facility – retail, storefront – Thursday, June 14
  • Other Possibilities

A. Public Engagement and Technology Workshop – more information at the meeting

B. Tour of LAX – maybe summer/August

 

K. 2019 General Assembly Ideas – 12:55 pm. 

  • Change date to Thursday – February 28, 2019 
  • 20th – special SBCCOG celebration?
  • ACTION:  Provide direction

 

L. Legislative Issues – 1:05 pm

 

M. Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting – 1:15 pm

  • ACTION:   Approve invoices for payment

 

VIII. INFORMATION ITEMS

N. Update on Homeless Program – 1:30 pm

  • April outreach event will be in Redondo Beach.
  • Manhattan Beach Chamber will be surveying their businesses re: homeless issues
  • Working on homeless mobile court clinic, landlord workshops and first responders training

 

O. Progress on Regional Broadband Network Initiative – 1:35 pm

 

P. Progress on Special Purpose Grants – 1:40 pm

  • Currently funded

i. Microgrid Project in Carson – CEC

ii. Regional Broadband network – SBWIB and County

iii. Homeless Services coordination – County

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

  • Proposals pending

i. Measure M administration

ii. Integrated Pest Management re: coyote public education and training – Final proposal submitted April 3

iii. CEC EV Blueprint – submitted February 20

iv. Caltrans Planning Grant re: Feasibiity Study of Slow Speed Network – 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  (SBCCOG $10,000)

vi. AQMD  for Carson, Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood & Lawndale – free smart equipment for residents – April 11

  • Under Discussion

i. CARB  

 

IX. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

Q. Other updates since agenda distribution – 1:45 pm

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Monday, May 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm 

 

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