Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, September 14, 2020
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, September 14th, 2020 via Zoom.

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

PUBLIC COMMENTS: 

To address the SBCCOG Steering Committee on any agenda item or a matter within the Steering Committee’s purview, please provide written comments by 11:00am, September 14, 2020 via email to natalie@southbaycities.org.  All written comments submitted will become part of the official record.  Unless otherwise noted in the Agenda, the Public can only provide written comment on SBCCOG related business that is within the jurisdiction of the SBCCOG and/or items listed on the Agenda which will be addressed during the Public Comment portion of the meeting (Item #IV).    

ACCESSING THE MEETING: 

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OR 

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AGENDA

                      

I.CONFIRM THE QUORUM

 

II.REPORT OF POSTING OF AGENDA

  • ACTION:  Receive and file

 

III.   ANNOUNCEMENTS OF ANY CHANGES TO THE AGENDA  

 

IV.PUBLIC COMMENT

 

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

A.Steering Committee – August 10, 2020 meeting minutes attached 

ACTION:  Approve

 

B. Hawthorne Green Business Assist Program

 

C.Water Replenishment District Contract Renewal – 12:10 pm

 

D.Status of 2020 General Assembly Sponsorships

  • 23 sponsorships totalling $71,000 have agreed that SBCCOG can keep their contribution
  • 7 sponsorships totalling $17,750 have received refunds or didn’t send their payments
  • 1 sponsor at $2,500 requested their contribution to rollover to 2021

 

E.Dues Outstanding

  • Gardena, Lawndale, Manhattan Beach & LA County

 

F.City Attendance at SBCCOG meetings 

 

VI. ACTION ITEMS 

G.Legislative Issues – 12:20 pm

a.ACTION:  Recommend no position on the November 2020 ballot measures

a.ACTION:  Recommend no position on the HOPE Act

a.ACTION:  Recommend support of the Restaurant Act

a.ACTION:  Recommend that more information be requested re: who is making the decisions for California Cities for Local Control before considering whether to join and discuss concepts in Torrance resolution and provide direction

 

H.AQMD Vacancy - 12:25 pm

 

I.Board Meeting agenda development – 12:30 pm

  • September – Dr. Thomas Parham, President, Cal State Dominguez Hills – (draft agenda attached)
  • October - Dr. Eric Daar, M.D. re: Coronavirus vaccine development.  He is a Division Chief at Harbor and Professor of Medicine at UCLA School of Medicine, is an Infectious Disease specialist and has been selected by Dr. Fauci to be one of the directors of a Covid vaccine testing site. 
  • November – Pros & Cons on Balanced Energy?
  • ACTION:  Recommend programs of interest for Board presentations

 

J.3rd Special Board meeting  - 12:35 pm

  • ACTION:  Provide direction

 

K. SCAG Regional Early Action Program funds to accelerate housing – 12:40 pm

 

L. Salary Schedule Adjustments Required by State Law - 12:45 pm

  • Memo attached
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approve increasing salary tier levels that need to be brought into compliance with State law

 

M.Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting – 12:50 pm

  • ACTION:   Approve invoices for payment

 

VII.  INFORMATION ITEMS

N.South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached – 12:55 pm

 

O.LA vs. Hate – 1:05 pm

 

P.South Bay Fiber Network – 1:10 pm

 

Q.Tech Talks – 1:15 pm

  • Subcommittee being created – Henderson, Kemps, Horvath

 

R.Update on Homeless Program and Innovation Project Funding – 1:20 pm 

  • Home Share South Bay (a new regional home sharing pilot program of the SBCCOG) – we are looking for a graduate intern to help with the implementation of this pilot project to help people find each other for home sharing to prevent someone from falling into homelessness or someone who is homeless. Soft launch in October.
  • Pallet Shelters – FEMA funding
  • Safe Parking – working on potential site

 

S.Update on Senior Services – 1:25 pm

  • Next meeting of the Senior Services Working Group is on Tuesday, September 22nd from 9:30-11:30am via zoom.
  • An overview of the plans for a stand-alone LA County Dept of Aging, as approved by Board of Supervisors will be presented

 

T. Regional Coyote Management – interest from Torrance and possibly Hermosa Beach – 1:30 pm

 

U.General Assembly Update – March 18, 2021 – 1:35 pm

 

V. Office Procedures dealing with COVID-19 – 1:40 pm - attached

 

W.CSUDH South Bay Economic Forecast will be held on Thursday, October 1, 2020, 2pm to 3:30pm, in a virtual ballroom.  The theme this year is Adapting to Change:  Thriving and Surviving Disruption.  – we are a partnering organization – 1:45 pm

 

VIII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

  • Other updates since agenda distribution – 1:50 pm

 

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Monday, October 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm via zoom