Steering Committee Meeting

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

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, December 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

Revisions to original agenda:  1)  Appointment of Stormwater Funding Options Committee representative moved to right after the Consent Calendar;  2) VIII.M - Memo  for CAP Consultant Selection; 3) VIII.N – memo & attachment re: recommendation for Website hosting & services; 4) After VIII.O. - Agreement with SCAG for video conference equipment

 

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 – November 14, 2016 meeting minutes attached 

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

B. Items from November Board meeting (attachments included in the November Board meeting posting @ www.southbaycities.org 

  • Marketing Agreement with HERO for solar installations    
  • Selection of Energy Efficiency Consulting Engineer    
  • IT Services Agreements    
  • Job Classification Revisions  
  • Metro Budget Request for Measure R funds for 2017-2018
  • ACTION:  Approve

 

C. SCE/SCG Agreement Extension to June 30, 2019 – attached

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

D. Committee Meeting Dates & Working Groups

 

E. Monthly Transportation Update - attached 

 

F. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached  

  • Size of our grant

 

ACTION ITEM 

G. Appointment to Stormwater Funding Options Committee – 12:15 pm – moved up on the agenda

 

VII. INFORMATION ITEMS

H. 2015-2016 Audit – progress update - 12:15 12:30 pm  

 

I. Board meeting agenda development – 12:20 12:35 pm  

  • January – San Gabriel Valley COG re: Stormwater efforts, Board sharing, SSBS, recognize Hadley and Hall and Spasaro
  • Measure M workshop
  • March – Presentation on the “Los Angeles County Bioscience Industry Cluster Development Implementation Plan” - David Riccitiello and Doug Cohen from the Community Development Commission 
  • Possible future presentation topics
  • President, Cal State, Dominguez Hills

 

J. CCA Report – Christian Horvath – 12:25 12:40 pm  

 

K. Transportation Issues 

  • Meeting re: Metro Board Composition Change Proposals – Kurt Weideman – 12:30 12:45 pm 
  • Meeting with Phil Washington, Metro CEO – Ralph Franklin – 12:35 12:50 pm  

 

L. Short Term Rental Task Force Update from December 7 meeting – 12:40 12:55 pm

 

VIII. ACTION ITEMS FOR FURTHER DISCUSSION            

M. Strategic Growth Council grant for Climate Action Plans  - 12:45  1:00 pm

  • Update on the development of the Land Use and Transportation Chapter
  • Amendment to Siembab Corporation Contract with SBCCOG – attached
  • A budget amendment to the Climate Action Plan (CAP) project funded by the Strategic Growth Council was anticipated from the beginning of the project as the initial budget was based on a best guess as to staffing needs.  With 13 months of the 36 month contract remaining, the staffing needs to complete the project are now known.  The major tasks remaining include working with the cities on the CAP for each, completing data analyses to support the city plans as well as the sub-regional plan, and finalizing the land use-transportation chapters for city and sub-regional CAPs.  This amendment adds $100,000 to the Siembab Corporation contract for a total not to exceed $275,000.  
  • Amendment also includes a time extension request to December 31, 2016 for the MUD project makes the termination of the Siembab contract coincide with the termination of the   SBCCOG contract with the CEC.
  • Other staffing changes for this project include the Fehr and Peers contract not to exceed $65,000 previously approved to help with the carbon reduction calculations for strategies chosen by cities; on this agenda, a CAP consultant to help with city presentations and final chapter production, and at a future meeting, an economist to address the financial feasibility of some of the strategies.
  • ACTION:  Approve amendment with Siembab Corporation for SGC work for an amount not to exceed $305,000 & a time extension to the MUD CEC work to December 31, 2016
  • Selection of CAP consultant for meetings with city staff for the Land Use and Transportation strategy discussions 
  • Memo attached on revised agenda.  Budget amount to be presented at the meeting 
  • ACTION:  Approve

 

N. Website Hosting and Support Services Contract – Memo attached on revised agenda – 12:55 1:10 pm

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

O. Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting – 1:20 pm

  • ACTION:  Approve invoices for payment 

 

ADDED ITEM – SCAG Video Conference Equipment Agreement Extension – attached 

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

IX. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES  

P.  Broadband Backbone Network planning – South Bay Net – 1:25 pm

 

Q. Promoting Electric Vehicles – 1:30 pm

  • EV Charging and Multi-Unit Dwellings – CEC
  • Microgrid Project n Carson – CEC
  • Anaerbic Digestors to Electricity – CEC 

 

R. Outstanding Grant Proposals – 1:35 pm

  • South Bay Neighborhood Bicycle and Pedestrian Assessment - SCAG
  • Helping Torrance Think Earth Proposal to AQMD

 

S. Other Opportunities we are exploring – 1:40 pm

  • Automated Vehicles (AV) – test bed – US. DOT – 
  • Possible interest from CSUDH & RPV
  • AV’s on South Bay streets?
  • Volkswagen settlement requires them to spend $800 million in California over the next 10 years dedicated to EV infrastructure and public awareness.  Possible regional effort.

 

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

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Monday, January 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm 

 

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