Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, May 9, 2016
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, May 9, 2016 at the SBCCOG/SBESC Office, located at 20285 S. Western Ave, Suite 100, Torrance, CA 90501. Lunch will be provided.

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

 

AGENDA

 

I. REPORT OF POSTING OF AGENDA

  • ACTION:  Receive and file

 

II. ANNOUNCEMENTS OF ANY CHANGES TO THE AGENDA 

  

III. PUBLIC COMMENT

 

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

A. Steering Committee – April 11, 2016 meeting minutes – attached 

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

B. Committee Meeting Dates & Working Groups

  • Homeless Services Committee – May 11, 2016
  • Social Media Working Group – May 12, 2016 
  • Senior Services Working Group – May 24, 2016

 

C. GA Sponsorship Payments Outstanding – as of May 4, 5 sponsorships outstanding

 

D. Torrance Lending Library Contract Renewal – memo and MOU – attached

  • ACTION:  Recommend Board adoption

 

E. Monthly Transportation Update – attached 

 

F. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached  

  • Green Building Challenge Update – 136 enrolled as of May 4

 

V. ACTION ITEMS FOR FURTHER DISCUSSION         

G. Strategic Growth Council grant – 12:10 pm

 

H. Metro Update on Proposed Sales Tax Report – 12:15 pm

  • A conference call with the Gateway COG was held on May 4.  A letter summarizing a  position of the two COGs will be provided at the meeting
  • ACTION:  Approve the letter for circulation immediately and recommend Board support changes to the expenditure plan  

 

I.  Measure R – 12:30 pm

 

J. Legislative Issues – 12:35 pm

 

K. Amendment to Process for Appointment to Outside Agencies – 12:40 pm

  • Memo attached
  • ACTION:  Approve amendments to the process dealing with the voting procedure

 

L. Contract for Management Services with Jacki Bacharach and Associates – 12:45 pm

  • Proposed contract attached
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval of a contract for management services with Jacki Bacharach and Associates for 3 years ending June 30, 2019 with the first year

 

M. Draft 2016-2017 Budget – 12:55 pm

 

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

  • ACTION:  Approve invoices for payment 

 

VI. INFORMATION ITEMS

O. Special Events – 1:15 pm

  • LA Air Force Base Tour 
  • LB Container Terminal Tour of Automated Facility
  • How many are interested? Wednesday, June 22 or June 29??

 

P. Board meeting agenda development –  draft agenda attached – 1:20 pm

  • Possible future presentation topics
  • LAWA ground access improvements
  • Gail Goldberg, Strategic Growth Council member
  • The Gerald Desmond Bridge construction project 
  • July or August Board meeting 
  • Board member sharing of their programs and projects for the coming year

 

Q. Homeless Services – 1:30 pm

  • Additional funding possible through United Way – matching funds required
  • Redondo Beach and Carson participating
  • PATH will use these funds which will be $105,000 to hire an additional staff person, materials, travel, administration and some additional client financial assistance (labeled rapid rehousing so we can request dollar for dollar match from County when those funds are available) -- Harbor Interfaith provided a letter of support for our proposal
  • SBCCOG staff took PATH postcards to the April Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber Board of Directors Meeting. The cards were very well received by the board members, especially President of Terranea Resort and the General Manager for the Peninsula Shopping Center who highly recommended the PATH organization as being very effective in other parts of Los Angeles County.

 

R. Smart Mobility Tool Project Update – 1:35 pm

 

S. CCA Update – 1:40 pm

 

VII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES  

T. Sustainability Initiatives – 1:45 pm

 

U. Other updates since agenda distribution – 1:55 pm

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Monday, June 13, 2016 @ 12:00 pm 

 

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