Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, February 13, 2017
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, February 13th, 2017 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 – January 9, 2017 meeting minutes – attached 

 

B. Vendor Agreement for Kiosk – attached

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

C. SBHP Quarterly Report to Metro – attached

 

D. Stormwater Funding Options Committee

  • SBCCOG was informed that both Milton Harring and Hany Fangary can both serve on this committee representing the SBCCOG – commitment letters have been sent to both of them

 

E. Special Initiatives

  • Short Term Rental Task Force – March 1 meeting
  • Homeless Services – March 8 meeting – funding extended!
  • Coyote Management – No date set yet

 

F. Special Events

  • Landlord Engagement workshop with Supervisor Ridley-Thomas – March 22

 

G. Monthly Transportation Update – attached 

 

VII. ACTION ITEMS 

H. Milken Institute Best Cities for Successful Aging Mayor’s Pledge – 12:10 pm

  • Pledge – attached
  • Adopted by Hermosa Beach, Torrance & maybe RHE
  • ACTION:  Send to member agencies and encourage them to adopt

 

I. CALCOG Membership – TIME CERTAIN 12:15 pm

  • Memos from last month attached and for further information go to www.calcog.org 
  • Bill Higgins on the phone
  • ACTION:  Approve membership in CALCOG for the 18 month period of January 2017 to June 2018 for $2500 and additional meeting costs of approximately $9600 to cover both the 2016-2017 & 2017-2018 fiscal years for one Board member and the Executive Director to attend membership meetings, the Annual Conference and at least 2 Executive Directors’ meetings.   

 

J. Measure M – 12:30 pm

  • Committee Formation – memo attached
  • Local Return Allocation formula – chart attached
  • ACTION:  1) Solicit volunteers to serve on the Measure M Task Force and recommend the members and a Chair to the Board of Directors at the March 23 meeting; 2) Approve committee purpose and delegate responsibilities to task force; 3) Provide direction on whether to request from Metro the ability for our subregion to have its own local return allocation formula

 

K. Dominguez Channel Contract Approval – 12:40 pm

  • Information to be provided at the meeting
  • ACTION:  Review and approve contract requested by Dominguez Channel Watershed Management Group

 

L. Telecom – 12:45 pm

 

M. Nominating and Election Process for Appointees – 12:55 pm  

 

N. Board meeting agenda development – 1:05 pm  

  • March 
  • Presentation on the “Los Angeles County Bioscience Industry Cluster Development Implementation Plan” - David Riccitiello and Doug Cohen from the Community Development Commission 
  • Quarterly Energy Efficiency update
  • Request for Ray Tahir to speak and consider SGV Stormwater Policy?
  • LA Impact Workshop discussed with City Managers and they didn’t think it was necessary.  LA Impact notified.
  • April 
  • Broadband report; work program for 2017-2018, and dues for the coming year
  • Requests:

i. Southern California Metroplex project – they have asked to speak

ii. Wayne Nastri – AQMD Executive Director – re: refinery issue and more

  • Pre-meeting Workshop - Sustainable South Bay Strategy workshop
  • May – 2017-2018 budget presentation
  • June – 2017-2018 budget adoption and election of officers
  • Possible future presentation topics
  • President, Cal State, Dominguez Hills
  • President, El Camino College

 

O. Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting – 1:15 pm

 

VIII. INFORMATION ITEMS

P. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached – 1:20 pm

  • Green Building Challenge – elected help with more businesses
  • New HERO program for renewables
  • Payments from Ygrene

 

Q. General Assembly Updates – 1:25 pm

  • Lawndale & Hawthorne sent generic letter to committees and commissions
  • As of 2/1/17 – 175 RSVPs
  • As of 2/2/17 - $60,750 in cash and $8413 in-kind
  • Program – attached 

 

R.  Progress on Special Purpose Grants – 1:30 pm

  • Currently funded
  • EV Charging and Multi-Unit Dwellings – CEC
  • Microgrid Project in Carson – CEC – moving forward!
  • Anaerobic Digestors to Electricity – CEC 
  • Renewable Outreach – HERO
  • Proposals with applications submitted
  • Pedestrian & Bike Performance Assessment – SCAG – not funded
  • Torrance Think Earth – AQMD – on hold
  • EV Resource Specialist for the South Bay – VW settlement funds
  • Proposals under review
  • DRAM settlement funds for broadband further work or social media coordination
  • SBWIB environmental sustainability grant for Green Building Challenge
  • ChargeBliss solar grant

 

S.  CCA Report – Christian Horvath – 1:35 pm  

 

T. Unauthorized Use of SBCCOG logo – 1:40 pm

 

IX. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

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

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Monday, March 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm 

 

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