Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, November 9, 2020
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, November 9th, 2020 via Zoom. 

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, Nobember 9, 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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To ensure a quorum, please RSVP to natalie@southbaycities.org 

 

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 – October 12, 2020 meeting minutes attached 

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

B.Extension of Agreement with City of Inglewood for cash advance for South Bay Fiber Network payments 

 

C.Legal Action filed by the City of Lawndale

  • SBCCOG’s involvement is over.  All unnecessary parties have been dismissed from the legal action which included the SBCCOG

 

D.“Office warming” Gifts from cities

  • Great response to date – El Segundo, Hawthorne, Lomita, Rancho Palos Verdes,  Rolling Hills Estates

 

E. City Attendance at SBCCOG meetings 

 

F. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached 

 

VI. ACTION ITEMS 

A. Contract with McGowan Consulting, LLC re: Integrated Pest Management Website – Legal issues

 12:10 pm

 

B.Siembab Corporation contract with SBCCOG – 12:15 pm

 

C. Legislative Issues – 12:20 pm

  • Legislative Briefing - Any comments – October 16, 2020
  • LAWA Draft EIR – comments due December 14 – very short amount of time
  • ACTION:  Send letter to LAWA requesting that the comment period be extended in light of the holidays and the pandemic 

 

D.Housing legislative ideas – 12:30 pm

 

E. SCAG Regional Early Action Program funds to accelerate housing – 12:45 pm

 

F. Items from the Transportation Committee, if required – 12:55 pm

 

G. Board Meeting agenda development – 1:00 pm

 

H.Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting – 1:10 pm

  • ACTION:   Approve invoices for payment

 

VII.  INFORMATION ITEMS

I.South Bay Fiber Network – 1:15 pm

  • November 17 event
  • Comments submitted to California Broadband Council and CPUC rule-making

 

J.Update on Homeless Program and Innovation Project Funding – 1:25 pm 

  • Successfully launched the Home Share South Bay landing page on October 15th
  • Working with city staff to get the word out to residents, post on city webpage, social media outlets, etc
  • Flyers have been developed and will be made available to city staff
  • SBCCOG Homeless webpage and Seniors webpage have been updated with link

    to landing page

  • Press release has generated interest; phone interview with KPCC; Torrance

    CitiCABLE; articles in City News Service, My NewsLA.com, LAist.com 

  • 4 homeseekers have signed up; we want to attract homeowners who have a spare

    room in exchange for rent and/or household chores - need to build up available homes

  • Homeless Services Task Force meeting on Nov 4th highlighted street medicine
  • Finalizing education & training module for city staff; needs sign off from LAHSA and   LA County Homeless Initiative  
  • LAHSA undergoing changes related to governance; Jacki, Grace, and Redondo Beach Police Lt. Wayne Windman have participated in conference calls with LA County and LAHSA consultant

 

K. Local Travel Network Update – 1:30 pm

 

L. Police Practices – 1:35 pm

  • Questions to ask Police Departments sent out to Board members and City Managers – no responses shared with SBCCOG
  • Update at the meeting re: any next steps

 

M.Update on Senior Services – 1:45 pm

  • Next meeting of the Senior Services Working Group is on Tuesday, December 1 from 9:30-11:30am via zoom.  At the meeting, city staff will be asked to share how they are   

    helping seniors in their cities prepare for the holidays with COVID measures in place

 

N.General Assembly Update – March 18, 2021 – 1:50 pm

  • Proposals due November 5 – status reported at the meeting
  • Due to time constraints, the recommendation will be on the November Board agenda  

 

VIII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

  •  Other updates since agenda distribution – 1:55 pm

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Monday, December 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm via Zoom