Steering Committee May 12

Date: 
Monday, May 12, 2014
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, May 12, 2014.  The meeting will begin at 12:00 noon 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

 

I. REPORT OF POSTING OF AGENDA

      • ACTION:  Receive and file

II. ANNOUNCEMENTS OF ANY CHANGES TO THE AGENDA – revisions highlighted

    • REVISION:  V.D. & VI.F. 
    • ADDITION:  VII. N.& O.

III. PUBLIC COMMENT

IV. OVERVIEW OF IMPORTANT CONSENT CALENDAR ITEMS - 12:05 pm

    • Water – Energy Nexus project
    • Report on 4/30 Measure R Hawthorne Project Groundbreaking

V. CONSENT CALENDAR – action items noted, remainder are receive & file - 12:10 pm

A.   Steering Committee – April 14, 2014 meeting minutes attached 

      • ACTION:  Approve

B. Grant Opportunity

    • SGC grant – awaiting announcement of awards

C. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached

D. Board meeting agenda development 

E.  Special Events 

    •  June 12 – Tour of LAX Airfield & Bradley Terminal – space very limited
    •  Under development
    • Space X – 1ST PRIORITY – Olivia Valentine is assisting with this
    • Sea Lab & Desalination Plant in Redondo Beach – 2nd PRIORITY
    • Tour of Gas Company facilities near Ballona Wetlands – 3rd PRIORITY
    • Hawthorne Airport

VI. ACTION ITEMS            

F.  Appointments to Outside agencies – 12:15 pm

    • SBCCOG Appointment Recommendations to Metro Service Council
    • Memo and Bios attached
    • Interviews – Elaine Jeng, Devon Deming, Bill Meyers, Angie English
      • ACTION:  Review materials and interview those candidates that come to the meeting and make a recommendation for the four vacancies on the Metro Sector Council to the Board of Directors.
    • LCC Legislative Committee 
      • Memo attached
      • REVISED ACTION:  Solicit member interest for a replacement.

G.  City Reimbursement from SBCCOG Partnership funds – 12:45 pm

H.  2014-2015 Draft Budget – 1:00 pm

    • 3rd Quarter Financial report included as part of the draft 2014-2015 Operating Budget
    • Proposed 2014-2015 Operating Budget attached
      • ACTION:  Review and transmit to the Board the proposed 2014-2015 Operating Budget for discussion in May and adoption in June

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

      • ACTION:  Approve invoices for payment 

J.   Legislative Advocacy – 1:20 pm

K.  General Assembly – February 28, 2014 - Discussion of Topic – 1:35 pm

    • 2 sponsorship checks still outstanding as of April 26
    • See attached memo
      • ACTION:  Review the topics above, offer other suggestions and if possible select a topic or make a recommendation to the Board.

VII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES  

L.   South Bay Environmental Services Center Programs – 1:45 pm

    • Reliability – report from meeting with SCE & April 30 PUC meetings

M.    Department of Fair Employment & Housing Claim – further information at the Meeting – 1:55 pm

N.   Transportation Issues 

O.     Loss of Toyota and the South Bay’s Economic Development Strategy

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – June 9, 2014 @ 12:00 pm

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ADJOURN