Board of Directors' Meeting

Date: 
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Time: 
6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

The Board of Directors are scheduled to meet Thursday, August 25, 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 Osborne, 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. July Board Meeting Minutes (attachment) – Approve 

 

B. Contract with ChargeBliss for Services on Microgrid Project in Carson (attachments) – Approve 

 

C. Contract Amendment with Suzanne Charles for Bookkeeping Services (attachment) – Approve

 

D. Status of Legislation of Interest to SBCCOG (attachment) – Approve

 

E. Monthly Reports – Receive and File

1.  South Bay Environmental Services Center Report (attachment)

2.  Transportation Report (attachment)

 

VII. PRESENTATIONS

A. Transportation Funding Update and Discussion – LA Mayor Eric Garcetti (6:10 pm)

1. SBCCOG Concerns re: Proposed Ballot Measure (attachment included separately)

 

VIII. SBCCOG PROGRAM REPORTS AND UPDATES (6:40 pm)

A. Green Building Challenge 

B. Homeless Initiative (attachment)

C. Travel Pal

D. South Bay Net – Broadband study

E. Holiday Light Exchange

F. General Assembly title - “Capacity to Compete:  Driving the South Bay’s Digital Future”

G. Other

 

IX. TRANSPORTATION REPORTS

A. Metro Report by Board member James Butts/Mike Bohlke (6:55 pm)

B. Service Council report by Ralph Franklin, Chair (no meeting in August)

C. South Bay Measure R Highway Program, Steve Lantz (7:00 pm)

 

X. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS (7:05 pm)

 

XI. AGENCY REPORTS (7:15 pm)

A. League of California Cities & LA Division Legislative Committee (Bea Dieringer & Jeffrey Kiernan)

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

C. SCAG & Committees (attachment) - No SCAG meetings in August

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

E. LA County Community Choice Aggregration Task Force (Christian Horvath)

F. Stormwater Funding Options Committee (Amy Howorth)

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

H. South Bay Workforce Investment Board (Chris Cagle) 

 

XII. UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

            October 11 – SCAG Housing Summit

 

            October 27 – CSUDH South Bay Economic Forecast Conference (attachment)

 

XIII. SEPTEMBER SBCCOG COMMITTEE MEETINGS & WORKING GROUPS

 

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

 

XIV.    ADJOURNMENT  

 

Next Board meeting – Thursday, September 22, 2016