Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, September 11, 2017
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, September 11th, 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  

 

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 – August 14, 2017 meeting minutes attached 

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

B. 2017 General Assembly Outstanding Sponsorships

  • As of September 1, 2017 - $5000 (SCG) – reminder notice sent multiple times.  We have been told that it is in process 

 

C. Upcoming Dates – attached

 

D. 17-18 Dues Outstanding as of September 1, 2017 

  • Only City of Hawthorne - Reminder notice sent

 

E. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached   

 

F. Transportation Report – attached

 

VII. ACTION ITEMS 

G. Board Meeting agenda development – September attached – 12:10 pm  

i. Presentation re: Metro’s analysis of slow speed lanes in the South Bay – Metro staff and consultant

ii. Measure R update: status report and look ahead – Rob Beste 

iii. Energy Efficiency Quarterly Update - Greg Stevens

  • October

i. Climate Action Plan subregional strategies presentation and adoption

ii. LA County DPW - regional water voices, interests and ideas coming together – Pamela Manning, LA DPW  

  • November

i.    President of Cal State Dominguez Hills- sent invite to Gamboa 8/22/17 & 9/4/17

ii.   SCAG RHNA presentation – confirmed - Ma’Ayn Johnson

 

H. Staff Retreat Follow-up actions – 12:20 pm  

  •  “Face of the Program” spot on board agenda starting October
  • Newsletter spotlight column on employees
  • Office wall – ideas for SBCCOG/SBESC promotion
  • Better office environmental practices
  • Talking Points for each program – cocktail party descriptions
  • ACTION:  Provide direction

 

I. Sponsorships – 12:30 pm

  • Holiday Light Exchange needed – 4 to date:  Chevron, 3 Leaf Realty, Continental Development, and GSE Solutions @ $250 each
  • December 13 CAP/SSBS Forum – can’t use the grant for lunch – charge or sponsorships?
  • General Assembly – letters going out
  • ACTION:  Provide direction

 

J. Special Event – 12:40 pm

  • Gerald Desmond Bridge Tour – Thursday, January 18 @ 10 am???
  • Tour attendees will embark on a bus or van tour of the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project that visits both the east and west sides of the channel. On the east side, attendees will visit the westbound incline approach and Tower 17, one of the two huge 515-foot-tall columns that will support the bridge’s main span. One the west side, they will see the westbound decline approach that was recently completed at extends 180 feet into the air. On both sides, attendees will have the chance to see the innovative and massive 3.1 million-pound movable scaffolding systems that are building the approaches. The tour will be narrated by representatives from the Port of Long Beach and the engineering team that is overseeing the construction of the Bridge Project. Approximate length of the tour will be 90 minutes from departure.

 

K. Legislation – 12:45 pm

  •  Matrix attached
  • AB 1184 legislative request re: EV vehicle incentives– 8/28 to 9/1 and follow-up

 

L.  RHE Council meeting has questioned the SBCCOG dues structure and work program – 12:55 pm

  • Since the dues structure was created by the City Managers, I have asked them to discuss any recommendations for updates to the structure at their September 20 meeting.
  • ACTION:  Request board member attend RHE Council meeting on September 26 with Executive Director

 

M.  Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting – 1:05 pm

  • ACTION:  Approve invoices for payment

 

VIII. INFORMATION ITEMS

N.  Broadband Update – 1:10 pm

  • Carson letter 
  • Status of funding from SBWIB and Sups.

 

O.  Homeless Services Update – 1:15 pm

 

P.  Illegal Fireworks Strategy Follow-up – 1:20 pm

 

Q.  General Assembly – 1:25 pm

  • Larry Kosmont confirmed speaker

 

R.  CCA Report – Christian Horvath – 1:30 pm  

 

IX. Progress on Special Purpose Grants – 1:35 pm

  • Currently funded

i. Microgrid Project in Carson – CEC 

ii. Regional Broadband Deevelopment from SBWIB - $15,000

  • Proposals with applications submitted

i.  EV Resource Specialist for the South Bay – VW settlement funds 

ii.  Broadband initial implementation – DRAM (DYNAMIC RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY)   settlement funds

iii.  Broadband initial implementation – Supervisors Hahn & Ridley-Thomas ($90,465 request)

iv. Energy Efficiency Benchmarking Tool - SCE/SCG Strategic Plan funds – $82,312

v. CEC - Green Commuter EV rideshare/carshare – City of Inglewood – due July 14

vi. UCLA CEC Vanpool project with Inglewood – facilitation & consultation ($15,000)

  • Proposals with applications under development

iii. Microgrid project with UCLA in Gardena

 

VII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

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

 

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

 

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