Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, November 14, 2016
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, November 14, 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 

 

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 - October 10, 2016 meeting minutes attached

      •    ACTION:  Approve

     B. Marketing Agreement with HERO for solar installations

     C. Updating Job Classifications

     D. Monthly Transportation Update - attached

     E. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report - attached

      • Size of our grant
      • Loss of incentives - each city notified

VII. INFORMATION ITEMS

     F. Update on Election Results re: Measure M - 12:10 pm

      • Public Records Request – from Yes on M Committee – a committee of Mayor Eric Garcetti

         

     G. Report on Committee Meetings & Working Groups - 12:15 pm

      • Homeless Services Committee - November 9
      • Senior Services Working Group - December 6
      • Short Term Rental Task Force - December 7

     H. Special Events - 12:20 pm

      • Holiday Light Exchange - November 9 and 10
        • Sponsors include Energy Upgrade California®, Chevron, South Bay Association of REALTORS®, Athens Services, Continental Development Corporation, GSE Solutions, and Susan Jones 3 Leaf Realty.   Walser’s of Torrance has again agreed to recycle the old wiring and incandescent holiday lights turned in.  Thank you to our cities that have posted the event on their websites. 
      • Volunteer Reception - November 17
        • All 25 of our volunteers will be honored as well as special recognition for 10 based on hours worked.  Our volunteers assist SBCCOG from staffing events to conducting research and analysis.  Because of their efforts, the SBCCOG is able to do more with less. All Board members are invited and encouraged to attend.  Our utility partners and legislative offices will also be in attendance.  Staff is seeking gifts for the volunteers. 
      • City Recognition Event - December 1
        • This very important event  is when we recognize all of our cities and their staff working on energy issues for their outstanding efforts regarding energy efficiency.  An exciting program is planned to spark ideas including a special presentation with a guest speaker titled “A Net Zero Energy Strategy for the Road Ahead.”  The free event and will be held at the Lawndale Community Center, a LEED Silver building.
      • Recent Tours - any comments
        • TraPac Tour - October 25
        • CSUDH Achrives and Campus Tour - November 10
      • Possible future go see trips
        • LA Air Force Base Tour
        • Hyperion Plant Tour
        • Carson Sanitation District Tour
        • Stadium tour - ca. next Dec.

I. Board meeting agenda development - draft agenda attached - 12:30 pm

      • November – South Bay Sustainable Strategy (to be postponed) – consider Board member sharing (last done in July), 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
        • Bioscience Center - someone from Supervisor Ridley-Thomas' office

J. Travel Pal - 12:35 pm

K. CCA Report - Christian Horvath - 12:40 pm

VIII. ACTION ITEMS FOR FURTHER DISCUSSION

L. Engineering Consultant Selection - 12:50 pm

      • Memo and contract attached
      • ACTION: Recommend SBCCOG Board  approve a contract for Energy Engineering Technical and Profressional Services with GSE Solutions for a one-year period from January through December 30, 2017 in an amount not to exceed $175,000

M. Measure R - 1:00 pm

N. IT Services - network, software services and maintenance - 1:15 pm

      • Memos attached
      • ACTION: Recommend Board approval

O. LAX Ground Transportation Program - 1:20 pm

      • Possible comments
      • ACTION: Provide direction

P. Stormwater Funding Options Committe - Amy Howorth - 1:25 pm

Q. Approval of Invoices - available at the meeting - 1:35 pm

      • ACTION: Approve invoices for payment

IX. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES 

R. Sustainability initiatives - 1:40 pm

      • MUD/EVCS Presentation and Discussion of Findings
        • November 30 and December 7 with South Bay Apartment Association 
        • Special event with SCAG - December 13 with CEC Commissioner Janea Scott - "EV Charging Stations and Multi-Family Housing: Overcoming the Obstacles
      • Anaerobic Digestor Project - we made the cut!! Applications to the CEC for Phase 2 have to be submitted by December 21.  SBCCOG staff will be working with cities of Inglewood and Hermosa Beach on the submittal. 
      • South Bay Net, a sub-regional broadband initiative
      • SCAG Call for Projects for Sustainability Planning Grants
      • Growth in a region without rail - beginning dialogue

S. Other updates since agenda distribution - 1:55 pm

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING - Monday, December 12, 2016 @ 12:00 pm

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