Steering Committee Meeting

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

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, June 12th, 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 – May 8, 2017 meeting minutes – attached 

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

B.  Metro ExpressLane Contract Extension – attached

  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval

 

C. Contract with Jeremy Sidell for Facilitating Staff Retreat

 

D. General Assembly Outstanding Sponsorships

  • As of June 3, 2017 - $7500 (SCG & Supervisor Ridley-Thomas)  
  • Total cash sponsorships = $68,750

 

E. Special Initiatives

  • Coyote Management – June 7
  • Homeless Services – July 12
  • Legislative Breakfast – July 13
  • Brown Bag Seminars on Broadband & Applications – July 13
  • Short Term Rental Task Force – August 30

 

F. Special Purpose Grants  

  • Currently funded
  • Microgrid Project in Carson – CEC 
  • Renewable Outreach – HERO
  • Proposals with applications submitted Torrance Think Earth – AQMD – expected decision in April
  • EV Resource Specialist for the South Bay – VW settlement funds
  • Geothermal research with UC Davis – CEC
  • Broadband initial implementation – DRAM settlement funds
  • Proposals with applications under development
  • Green Commuter EV rideshare/carshare
  • MEASURE M 
  • Proposals not funded
  • SBWIB environmental sustainability grant for Green Building Challenge

 

G. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached   

 

VII. ACTION ITEMS 

H. Draft 2017-2018 Budget with and without dues increase – 12:10 pm

 

I. Dues invoices – 12:25 pm

 

J. Homeless Service Committee – 12:35 pm

  • There has been an inability to get a quorum of 4 elected officials.  This has been a very successful forum for cities, public safety personnel and homeless services providers to discuss programs and strategies for the South Bay. 
  • ACTION:  Change the name to Homeless Services Task Force with no quorum of elected officials required

 

K. Request to form SBCCOG Public Safety Committee – 12:40 pm

 

L. Executive Briefings on Technology – Providing Lunch – 12:55 pm

  • Memo – attached
  • ACTION:  Agree to have SmartGig Media supply the lunches for the Executive Briefings on Technology that the SBCCOG will be offering for our members and business community for at least through 2017.  Ask them to provide the value in case any of the attendees need to report it.

 

M. Public Comment – 1:00 pm

  • At the last Steering Committee meeting it was agreed that the Public Comment Rules for SBCCOG meetings would be as follows:  1) Only for items not on the agenda; 2) 3 minute time limit; 3) Board members can only ask questions (through the chair) of the speaker for clarification; 4) No audio visual (ex. Powerpoint) will be allowed but handouts can be distributed.
  • ACTION:  Recommend this policy to the Board for approval

 

N. Steering Committee Delegated Authority – 1:05 pm

  • Memo – attached
  • ACTION:  Recommend that the Board approve expanded policy on delegated authority of the Steering Committee.

 

O. Report from Transportation Committee – 1:10 pm

  • Review of any action items for the Board

 

P. Board Meeting agenda development – attached – 1:15 pm  

  • June 

i. Video re: History of South Bay from the Chair

ii. 2017-2018 budget adoption and election of officers

iii. Gary Gero, LA County Sustainability

  • July

i. Judy Nelson, SGVCOG re: COG Coalition on Stormwater

  • August

i. President of El Camino College confirmed

 

Q. Legislation – 1:20 pm

 

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

  • ACTION:  Approve invoices for payment

 

VIII. INFORMATION ITEMS

S. CALCOG Report– Britt Huff – 1:30 pm 

  • Update on June 8 Board meeting

 

T.  CCA Report – Christian Horvath – 1:40 pm  

 

IX. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

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

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Monday, July 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm 

 

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