Steering Committee Oct 13

Date: 
Monday, October 13, 2014
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, October 13, 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

 

AGENDA

 

I. REPORT OF POSTING OF AGENDA

      • ACTION:  Receive and file

 

II. ANNOUNCEMENTS OF ANY CHANGES TO THE AGENDA 

 

III. PUBLIC COMMENT

 

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

 

V. CONSENT CALENDAR – action items noted, remainder are receive & file - 12:15 pm

 

A. Steering Committee – September 8, 2014 meeting minutes attached 

        • ACTION:  Approve

 

B. Grant Opportunities

        • SGC grant – scope and budget preparation underway – plan to submit in October
        • SBESC services to DWP – negotiating over budget and scope through Councilman Buscaino’s office
        • CEC Grant Opportunity – submitted last week – 1st come, first served
        • Green Building Challenge – SCG interested, waiting for SCE

 

C. Transportation Issues 

 

D. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached

 

E. Summary of September Air Resources Board meeting from Judy Mitchell – attached

 

F. Holiday Light Exchange Sponsors

        • $500 - Athens Services, DDS Plumbing Inc. ∙ South Bay Association of REALTORS®
        • $250 Contributors - AEG Energy Services, Continental Development Corporation, CREE LED Lighting,  GSE Solutions, Susan Jones 3 Leaf Realty

 

G. Dues & Assessment Receipts

        • All dues paid in full and all assessments except Rolling Hills

 

H.  Status of Work Program Presentations to City Councils

        • Remaining - Gardena & Manhattan Beach

 

I.   Board meeting agenda development 

        • October draft agenda attached
        • LA City Mayor & New Metro Chair Eric Garcetti – 5:45 pm to 6:15 pm
        • Proposition P – Park fee proposal presentation

 

J.   Special Events 

        • Thank You Reception for our Volunteers – November 20 @ 4:30 pm
        • Holiday Lights - November 13 & 14.  $3750 in sponsorships by October 1 deadline:
          • $1000 – Chevron Product Company
          • $500 each - Athens Services, DDS Plumbing & South Bay Association of Realtors
          • $250 each – Susan Jones 3 Leaf Realty, CREE LED Lighting, GSE Solutions, AEG Energy Services & Continental Development Corporation
        • Workshop on SB 743 for Planners and Public Works Directors – December 4

 

K. Go See Trips 

 

VI. ACTION ITEMS    

 

Work Program

 

L.   Contract with Jenkins and Hogin for Measure R related services – 12:20 pm

        • Memo and agreement attached
          • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval for special legal services which are eligible for reimbursement in connection with the Measure R program.  The fee would be $250/hour.

 

M. Contract with SCE and SCG for Local Government Partnership Program – 12:25 pm

 

N.  ExpressLane Discussion – 12:30 pm

        • Memo attached 
          • ACTION:  Discuss and provide direction for possible Board action.  

       

O.   Homeless Initiative Update – 12:45 pm

        • Notes from last Steering Committee sent to City Managers & Ridley-Thomas Office meeting with PATH for further information
          • ACTION:  Discuss next steps and provide direction

 

P.   Reliability Issues – 12:55 pm

        • The information on subcontractors was sent to SCE executives and they have requested a date to meet with representatives from our cities.  Date being      arranged. Update at the meeting.

 

Q. Legislative Advocacy – 1:05 pm 

 

Administration

 

R.  Future of Measure R Committee – 1:15 pm

 

S.  Strategic Plan – 1st Quarter Report – 1:25 pm

        • Memo attached
        • Discuss Goal D, Strategy 5, page 12 – Roles & Responsibilities of the Steering Committee 
          • ACTION:  Provide direction on further actions re: Strategy 5 and recommend Board receive and file the 1st Quarter Strategic Plan report

 

T.  Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting – 1:45 pm 

        • ACTION:  Approve invoices for payment 

 

VII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES  

 

U.  Sustainability updates – 1:50 pm

        • Gail Goldberg, Executive Director of Urban Land Institute, appointed by Speaker of the Assembly to the Strategic Growth Council.  She was Director of the Los Angeles City Planning Department and Planning Director of the City of San Diego.  

 

V.  Other updates since agenda distribution and future issues – 1:55 pm

        • Report on Metro meetings with subregions with Art Leahy
        • Upcoming issues South Bay will be addressing at Metro

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Monday, November 10, 2014 @ 12:00 pm. PLEASE CONSULT WEBSITE IF YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT THE MEETING SCHEDULES

 

ADJOURN