Steering Committee Meeting

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

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, September 12, 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 – August 8, 2016 meeting minutes attached 

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

B. Final Approvals by Steering Committee (report of these action going to the Board)

 

C. Contract Amendment with Siembab Corporation for Assistance with Broadband Feasibility Study

  • Memo attached
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval of contract amendment with Siembab Corporation not to exceed $8000 from September 1, 2016 to April 1, 2017 for work on the Broadband Feasibility Study

 

D. Contract Amendment for Fehr & Peers for Technical Assistance on Strategic Growth Council Grant

  • Scope of work attached
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval of contract amendment with Fehr & Peers not to exceed $65,000 for a period of four months to prepare a Sustainable Strategies Resource Guide and calculation tools subject to approval by Metro and the Strategic Growth Council

 

E. Projects funded with the Proceeds from the I-110 ExpressLane Tolls

 

F. Legislative Issues

 

G. Committee Meeting Dates & Working Groups

  • Social Media Working Group – September 8
  • Homeless Services  Committee – September 14
  • Livable Communities Working Group – September 21
  • Senior Issues Working Group – September 27

 

H. 3 Dues Payments Outstanding as of September 4 (Hawthorne, Lawndale, Manhattan Beach)

  • Notices sent 9/4/16

 

I. Monthly Transportation Update - attached 

 

J. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached  

  • Save December 1 for the Energy Leader Recognition Lunch
  • Green Building Challenge (GBC) Update – 172
  • Save September 28 for the GBC Recognition Breakfast
  • GBC has been nominated for the SEED (Southern California Environmental Excellence Development) Bridge Builder Award.  Winners will be announced September 22

 

V. INFORMATION ITEMS

K. Special Events – 12:15 pm

  • CSUDH Archives and Campus Tour
  • Holiday Light Exchange  

 

L. Board meeting agenda development –  draft agenda attached – 12:20 pm

  • September 
  • Ballot Propositions
  • AQMP Presentation by Dr. Philip Fine, Deputy  

       Executive Officer for the Planning, Rule Development & Area Sources

  • October - South Bay Sustainable Strategy
  • November – Metro Budget Request for Measure R & Volunteer Reception
  • January – San Gabriel Valley COG re: Stormwater efforts
  • Possible future presentation topics
  • President, Cal State, Dominguez Hills

 

M. Smart Mobility Tool Project Update – 12:30 pm

 

N. CCA Update – 12:35 pm

 

VI. ACTION ITEMS FOR FURTHER DISCUSSION         

O.   Measure R South Bay Highway Program – 12:40 pm

  • Task Order for Technical Support for Metro Budget Request Preparation
  • Memo attached
  • ACTION:  ratify the task order as executed between SBCCOG and Iteris, Inc, for Technical Support Services in the preparation of the Metro Budget Request
  • Draft Implementation Plan Update
  • Memo attachedfull report In separate attachment
  • ACTION:  Recommend SBCCOG Board approval of the 2016 SBHP-IP Update and  SBCCOG Board authorization to transmit the approved plan to Metro and SBCCOG member agencies for their information.

 

P.  November 2016 Ballot Propositions – Consider SBCCOG positions – 12:55 pm

 

Q.   Short Term Rentals – 1:15 pm

  • Board member Fangary suggested at the Board meeting that cities work together on a strategy to address policies concerning this issue
  • The League of California Cities, per Jeff Kiernan, has been working on this issue for a couple years. Last year they formed a Residential Vacation Rental Working group but it isn’t clear how much they have met.  Their website is: http://www.cacities.org/Policy-Advocacy/Hot-Issues/Vacation-Rentals
  • ACTION: Provide direction

 

R. Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting – 1:25 pm

  • ACTION:  Approve invoices for payment 

 

VII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES  

S. Sustainability Initiatives – 1:30 pm

  • Anaerbic Digestors to Electricity
  • Green Commuter Tesla Vans and Carshare
  • South Bay Net, a sub-regional broadband initiative

 

T. Other updates since agenda distribution – 1:45 pm

 

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

 

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