Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, October 10, 2016
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, October 10, 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. INTRODUCTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC

 

II. REPORT OF POSTING OF AGENDA

  • ACTION:  Receive and file

 

III. ANNOUNCEMENTS OF ANY CHANGES TO THE AGENDA 

 

IV. REVIEW OF HANDOUTS

 

V. PUBLIC COMMENT

 

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

A. Steering Committee – September 12, 2016 meeting minutes attached 

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

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

  • Support for West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Housing Master Plan
  • Letter attached
  • ACTION:  Approve
  • Authorization for As Needed Task 7 work scope for GS Solutions to conduct audits for Green Building Challenge participants not to exceed $10,000
  • Memo attached
  • ACTION:  Approve

 

C. Committee Meeting Dates & Working Groups

  • Economic Development Directors Roundtable – October 20

 

D. 1 Dues Payment Outstanding as of October 4 (Hawthorne)

  • City notified that per JPA agreement, if payment not received by October 6, city is  suspended from membership.  
  • JPA agreement states:  “Non-Payment of Dues.  If a Member fails to pay dues within three months of the annual dues assessment as required under Section 23 of this Fourth Amended and Restated Agreement and the Bylaws, and after a 30-day written notice is provided to that Member, the Member shall be deemed to be suspended from this Fourth Amended and Restated Agreement and the Council.  When a Member is suspended, no representative of that Member shall participate or vote on the Governing Board.  Such a Member shall be readmitted only upon the payment of all dues then owed by the Member, including dues incurred prior to the suspension and during the suspension.”

 

E. Monthly Transportation Update - attached 

 

F. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached  

  • Save December 1 for the Energy Leader Recognition Lunch
  • Green Building Challenge - additional funding to continue

 

G. Legislative Issues

 

VII. INFORMATION ITEMS

H. Special Events -  12:15 pm

  • TraPac Tour – October 25
  • Holiday Light Exchange – November 9 and 10
  • CSUDH Archives and Campus Tour – November 10
  • Possibilities for the future
  • LA Air Force Base Tour
  • Hyperion Treatment Plant
  • Sanitation District Carson Plant

 

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

  • October – Measure M, Access Hermosa?, Greg Stevens, Possible presentation on County Homeless Sales Tax Ballot measure for March
  • November – South Bay Sustainable Strategy, Metro Budget Request for Measure R & Volunteer Reception – gifts sought
  • January – San Gabriel Valley COG re: Stormwater efforts
  • Possible future presentation topics
  • President, Cal State, Dominguez Hills

 

J. General Assembly - 12:30 pm

  • Update program development and schedule 
  • Sponsorships to date:  $18,250

 

K. Travel Pal – Smart Mobility – 12:40 pm

  • Meeting with Terranea.  There may be an opportunity to use Travel Pal as the platform to organize Terranea employees into an EV vanpool. (Green Commuter Teslas)  The timing for this wouldn’t begin until early December and would “kick-off” as part of the Resort’s Associate Day Retreat.  Metro Vanpool program also involved.
  • Working on meetings with LA Airforce Base and other Aerospace firms – for Vanpools too.

 

L. CCA Report – Christian - 12:45 pm

 

VIII. ACTION ITEMS FOR FURTHER DISCUSSION         

M.  Short Term Rentals – 12:50 pm

  • Report on first meeting and follow-up actions

 

N. Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting - 12:55 pm

  • ACTION:  Approve invoices for payment 

 

IX. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES  

O. Sustainability Initiatives 1:00 pm

  • Anaerobic Digestors to Electricity – We applied to the CEC for Phase 1. Successful Phase 1 applicants will be asked to submit full scopes of work and budgets by December 21st, 2016.  We expect to hear something soon re: Phase 1.
  • South Bay Net, a sub-regional broadband initiative

 

P. Other updates since agenda distribution – 1:10 pm

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Monday, November 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm 

 

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