Board of Directors' Meeting

Date: 
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Time: 
6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

The Board of Directors are scheduled to meet Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the SBESC Theater, located at 20285 S. Western Ave, Torrance, CA 90501.

There will be a light dinner and informal discussion at 5:30 pm. The meeting will begin at 6:00 pm. 

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

 

AGENDA

 

I. CALL TO ORDER & SALUTE TO THE FLAG (6:00 PM) - Jim Gazeley, Chair

 

II. INTRODUCTIONS

 

III. CONFIRM POSTING OF THE AGENDA BY TORRANCE CITY CLERK

 

IV. ANNOUNCEMENTS OF ANY CHANGES TO THE AGENDA 

 

V. COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC

 

VI. CONSENT CALENDAR (6:05 pm)

Matters listed under Consent Calendar are considered routine and will be enacted by one motion and one vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items. If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered separately.

 

A. January Board Meeting Minutes (attachment) – Approve

 

B. Renewal of Contract with SBWIB for Temporary Workers through their GAIN Program  (attachment) – Approve   

 

C. Dominguez Channel Memorandum of Agreement (attachment) – Approve

 

D. Southern California Gas Company Purchase Order for joint work with DWP (attachment) – Approve

 

E. Revisions to Metro Project Priority list for Proposed Sales Tax and Policy Recommendations (attachment) – Approve

 

F. Letter to Office of Planning and Research Concerning SB 743 Implementation (attachment) – Approve

 

G. Letter to AQMD re: Concern over Recent Personnel Decision (attachment) – Approve

 

H. Letter to Federal Aviation Administration re: helicopter noise (attachment) – Approve

 

I. Status of Legislation of Interest to SBCCOG (attachment) 

1.   AB 1800 support – Approve

 

J. Report of Time Critical Actions Taken by Steering Committee (attachment) – Receive and file

 

K. Monthly Reports – Receive and File

1.  South Bay Environmental Services Center Report (attachment)

2.  Transportation Report (attachment)

 

VII. PRESENTATION

 

A. SCE’s Infrastructure Investment Overview of the South Bay Region (6:10 pm)

1. Damon Hannamon, Senior Account Manager-Local Government, S.C.E.- Business Customer Division and Frank Farwell, Director, Metro West Region, S.C.E. will make the presentation

 

B. LA County Park Funding Proposal (6:35 pm)

1. Joe Eyen, Cerrell Associates, will make the presentation

 

C. Update on MS 4 Permit Activities (6:45 pm)

1. Ray Tahir, consultant to cities including Gardena, will make the presentation

 

VIII. SBCCOG ACTION ITEMS, REPORTS & UPDATES – Jacki Bacharach (7:00 pm)

A. Homeless Initiative   

 

B. Green Building Challenge

 

C. General Assembly Lessons Learned

 

D. Senior Services Working Group 

 

E. Other

 

IX. TRANSPORTATION REPORTS

A. Metro Report by Board member James Butts/Mike Bohlke (7:10 pm)

 

B. Service Council report by Ralph Franklin, Chair (7:20 pm)

 

C. South Bay Measure R Highway Program, Steve Lantz (7:25 pm)

 

X. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS (7:30 pm)

 

XI. AGENCY REPORTS (7:35 pm)

 

A. League of California Cities 

1. LA Division Legislative Committee (Bea Dieringer & Jeffrey Kiernan)

 

B. Cities Associations’ Stormwater Funding Options Committee (Amy Howorth)

 

C. South Coast Air Quality Management District (Judy Mitchell, Joe Buscaino & Stan Myles)

 

D. SCAG & Committees (attachment)Note:  Oral Committee Reports will include new information not in the attachment.

1.  Energy and Environment (Judy Mitchell, Jim Osborne)

2. Transportation (Dan Medina, James Gazeley) 

        3. Community, Economic, & Human Development (Frank Zerunyan & Mark Waronek)

        4. Regional Council (Judy Mitchell, Dan Medina, James Gazeley)

 

E. Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission (John Rea/Suzanne Fuentes)

 

F. South Bay Association of Chambers of Commerce (Britt Huff) 

 

G. South Bay Workforce Investment Board (Chris Cagle)

 

H. LA County Community Choice Aggregation Task Force (Christian Horvath)

 

XII. UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

March 30  Presentation and Tour of AQMD Lab and Vehicles

 

April 14    Legislative Briefing and Breakfast

 

April 28    2016-2020 LA County Strategic Plan for Economic Development – presentation by Bill Allen

 

XIII. APRIL SBCCOG COMMITTEE MEETINGS & WORKING GROUPS

 

Consult website for specific times and places for other meetings – www.southbaycities.org

 

XIV.    ADJOURNMENT

 

Next Board meeting - Thursday, April 28, 2016