Steering Committee Meeting

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

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, October 12, 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, October 12, 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: 

Receive Zoom meeting credentials in advance of the meeting by using the below link:

https://scag.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJArdOusqj8oG9aULyxK8prL-sf6ZCYt0rZ_

OR 

To access the Zoom meeting, visit https://zoom.us/join or call (669) 900-9833 and use Meeting ID: 946 3244 4212; Passcode: 185297

 

 

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 – September 14, 2020 meeting minutes attached 

 

B. Police Practices   

  • Questions to ask Police Departments sent to SBCCOG Board members & City Managers
  • Subcommittee will meet after October 26 when answers are due for those that want to share with the SBCCOG

 

C. Dues Outstanding

  • LA County – being processed.  According to the SBCCOG Joint Powers Authority agreement, they cannot participate and have no vote until dues are paid

 

D. City Attendance at SBCCOG meetings 

 

E. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached 

 

VII. ACTION ITEMS 

A. Appointment to SCAG Energy and Environment Committee – 12:10 pm

  • Applications received from Chris Pimentel and Christian Horvath.  Deadline Sept. 30 – Huff application received Oct. 2.  Bio from Huff attached 
  • Current SBCCOG reps on SCAG – El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Lomita (2), Rolling Hills Estates
  • ACTION:  Listen to 3 minute presentations by the applicants and make a recommendation to the Board

 

B. Legislative Issues – 12:20 pm

  • Legislative Briefing – Friday, October 16, 9 am – 10:30 am – CHANGED DATE
  • Senators Allen and Bradford, Assemblymember Burke in attendance
  • Legislative Matrix – attached 
  • The HOPE Act – tabled from last Steering Committee meeting - memo attached 
  • ACTION:  Recommend no position on the HOPE Act
  • SBACC Vote from a Chamber – suggestions
  • Sacramento virtual visit messages 
  • Working with 4 lobbyists (Inglewood, Carson, Redondo Beach, Torrance).  Phone call on October 7 to discuss further details
  • Active vs. reactive public policy (ex. SCAG at telework & Skinner – increasing housing supply, reduces price and needs to be next to jobs)

 

C. Board Meeting agenda development – 12:35 pm

 

D. Update on Homeless Program and Innovation Project Funding – 12:45 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.
  • Torrance MOU for Innovation Funds (to be available at the meeting)
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approve MOU with Torrance

 

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

  • ACTION:   Approve invoices for payment

 

VII.  INFORMATION ITEMS

F. South Bay Fiber Network – 12:55 pm

  • November 17 event
  • Briefings to Assemblyman Muratsuchi and CENIC (school districts’ network)
  • October 19 is next meeting of SBFN Working Group

 

G. Local Travel Network Update – 1:10 pm

 

H. SCAG Regional Early Action Program funds to accelerate housing – 1:20 pm

  • Working with Community Development Directors on projects to submit to SCAG before November 30 deadline

 

I. Update on Senior Services – 1:30 pm

  • Next meeting of the Senior Services Working Group is on Tuesday, December 1 from 9:30-11:30am via zoom.

 

J. Regional Coyote Management – survey – 1:35 pm

 

K. General Assembly Update – March 18, 2021 – 1:40 pm

 

VIII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

Other updates since agenda distribution – 1:50 pm

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Monday, November 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm via zoom