Steering Committee March 10 | South Bay Cities Council of Governments

Steering Committee March 10

Date: 
Monday, March 10, 2014
Time: 
11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, March 10, 2014.  The meeting will begin at 11:00 am at the SBESC office in the City of Torrance located at:

SBCCOG/SBESC

20285 S. Western Ave, Suite 100

Torrance, CA 90501

(310) 371-7222

 

To ensure a quorum, please RSVP to natalie@southbaycities.org or marcy@southbaycities.org 

 

AGENDA - 11:00 am NOTE THE TIME CHANGE

 

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 - 11:05 am

 

A. Steering Committee – February 10, 2014 meeting minutes attached 

    • ACTION:  Approve

B. Appointments to Outside Agencies

  • District #28 and District #40 elections completed for SCAG Regional Council
  • Election process to start for Metro South Bay Service Sector Council

C. Grant Opportunity

SGC grant submitted

  • SGC grant submitted
  • SCAG might have missed the deadline for new PEV grant with SCAG and Luskin Center with funding from CEC, which would have been 2 years probably starting in September 2014 - $32,000 for the SBCCOG. We are trying to find out.

 

D. Transportation Issues 

 

E. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached

 

F. Legislative Advocacy 

 

G.  MWD/WBMWD Rate Setting Process

 

V. ACTION ITEMS   

         

H. General Assembly - Lessons Learned – 11:15 am

  • Highest attendance – 100 more RSVPs than ever before
  • As of March 3, 3 sponsorships outstanding
  • ACTION:  Provide feedback on Program, materials, agenda for the day, speakers, exhibits, timing/no breaks, start time, attendance, etc.

 

I. Increased responsibilities for the Deputy Executive Director – to be sent separately - – 11:30 am

 

J. Board meeting agenda development – 11:45 am

  • March – draft agenda attached
  • Presentation of Vision, Mission & Guiding Principles as well as Strategic Implementation Plan  
  • Update on ExpressLane Project 
  • Presentation on SBCCOG PEV readiness 
  • Request from Metro to present their fare restructuring proposal
  • April – Annual Work Program Review
  • May – Annual Budget Review, Nomination of Officers
  • June – Budget adoption, Election of Officers
  • July – Cost of Power Supply in the South Bay, cost and interconnections

 

BREAK FOR LUNCH & DIALOGUE WITH CITY MANAGERS -

 

K. Board Strategic Plan – 12:00 PM

  • Definition of Sustainability – page 4 of attached report
  • Orientation/Overview of the SBCCOG Structure and Work Program 
  • Goal D #4 - Enhance orientation methods for new board members so that they have a clear understanding of their role and can determine how they will most effectively contribute. Include a discussion of the bylaws in the orientation.
  • By-Laws – attached
  • Major programs
  • SBCCOG organizational structure
  • SBCCOG finances
  • Review quarterly progress reporting tracking 
  • ACTION:  Recommend Strategic Plan to the Board for adoption 

 

RESUME STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING

 

L. Dues Recommendation for 2014-2015 – 1:15 pm

 

M. Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting – 1:25 pm 

  • ACTION:  Approve invoices for payment 

 

VI.  STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

 

N. Sustainable South Bay Strategy Updates – 11:55 am

  • AQMD is doing a PSA on our BEV program and interviewing one of our drivers. We should be able to use the footage for our own purposes as well. 
  • Impressions of HK – sharing lessons learned

 

O. South Bay Environmental Services Center Programs – 1:30 pm

 

P. Possible Future Special Events – 1:40 pm 

  • Tour of Gas Company facilities near Ballona Wetlands
  • Tour of LAX Airfield including Bradley Terminal
  • Sea Lab   
  • Hawthorne Airport
  • Space X 
  • Possible dates – Thursday, May 8, 15, 29 or June 12 in the morning
  • ACTION:  Provide direction on dates and priorities for scheduling

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – April 14, 2014 @ 12:00 pm

 

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

 

ADJOURN