Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, January 14, 2019
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, January 14th, 2019 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 

 

REVISED AGENDA  

I. INTRODUCTIONS  

II. REPORT OF POSTING OF AGENDA

  • ACTION:  Receive and file

 

III. ANNOUNCEMENTS OF ANY CHANGES TO THE AGENDA  

  • In the interest of time, Special Events have been moved to the Consent Calendar
  • Move Executive Session to after the Consent Calendar
  • Move Homeless item from Information to Action items – the new I.  

 

IV. PUBLIC COMMENT

 

V. CONSENT CALENDAR – action items noted, remainder are receive & file – 12:05 pm

A. Steering Committee – December 10, 2018 meeting minutes – attached 

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

B. DWP contract extension

  • LADWP has renewed their contract with Southern California Gas Company to pay for SBESC services from the SBCCOG from January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approve Gas Company amendment to contract with SBCCOG  for services for LADWP when received 

 

C. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached 

  • 2018 Energy Savings Goal – 1,245,812 kWh 2018 Status: 1,675,551 kWh 
  • GOAL EXCEEDED: by 134.5%
  • 2018 Demand Reduction Goal – 43.21 kWh 2018 Status: 89 kW
  • GOAL EXCEEDED: by 205.6%

 

D. Progress on Special Purpose Grants  

  •  Currently funded

i. Regional Broadband network – SBWIB and County

ii. Homeless Services coordination – County and PATH

iii.    SCE/SCG Strategic Plan funds – for energy benchmarking for cities

iv.    CSUDH/SBWIB/SBCCOG application re: study of student

   transportation/telecommuting in the South Bay with SB 1 research funds

v.    Solsmart for participating cities of Carson, El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne,

   Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, & Torrance

vi.    Green Business Network for City of Torrance and Hawthorne 

vii.    Measure M administration

viii.    Transportation Grid Blueprint for LA County – SBCCOG is sub-recipient to LA County

  • Pending

i. Caltrans Slow Speed Network Network Feasibility Study

  • Application Submitted

ii. Caltrans Adaptation Planning Study

 

E. Special Events  

  • Cannabis Courses for cities – elected and staff – January 24, 31, February 7, 14 @ 10:30 to 1 pm
  • South Bay Goods Movement Project Management Course – November/December – 4 – 2 hour courses for city staff and consultants – January 24, 31 & February 7
  • 3rd Tour of LAX –  January 30
  • 5th Annual South Bay Legislative Meet & Greet on February 1, 8:30 – 10 AM @ Hofmann Community Center, Lawndale

 

VI.  EXECUTIVE SESSION re: Management Services – 12:10 pm

 

VII. ACTION ITEMS 

F. Funding Proposal for Energy Efficiency Services – 12:30 pm

 

G. Mid-April Housing Forum – 12:45 pm

  • Further information at the meeting

 

H. 2019 General Assembly Updates – Thursday, February 28, 2019 – 12:50 pm

  • Sponsorships - $48,000 as of 1/7/19
  • Fundraiser contract canceled as of 12/15/18
  • Gift selection
  • Updated Program at the meeting
  • ACTION:  Provide direction and approve gift 

 

I. Update on Homeless Program – 1:05 pm

  • Time to sign up for the homeless count – January 23
  • STARTING IN MARCH, EACH MEETING WE HOPE TO FOCUS ON A PROJECT OF ONE OF OUR CITIES.  INGLEWOOD WILL BE THE FIRST AND THEY REQUESTED THAT THIS BE A REGULAR AGENDA ITEM.
  • AMERICAN STREETKID – a documentary on youth, teenager and young adults living on the streets in Santa Monica, Venice and Hollywood and it follows their stories.  People featured in the movie have been invited to attend for a discussion after the film.– JANUARY 30, Wednesday – 7 pm, Redondo Beach Performing Arts – suggested donation to Spare Change of $20 cash or check. Invites to cities, schools, social service agencies.  Daily Breeze/Easy Reader coverage and maybe free ad.

 

J. Board Meeting agenda development – 1:10 pm

  • January 24 – draft board agenda attached 
  • Face of the Program – Erin Cornelius
  • Measure R Budget Request to Metro 
  • Adaptation Planning Overview
  • Board member top 3 issues in their city
  • Alan Wapner re: SCAG Update – 15 minutes
  • Medina re: SCAG District Evaluation Subcommittee
  • March 21
  • SCAQMD – 5 minute presentation on legislation they are proposing  
  • Future meetings
  • Drone Ordinances
  • Role of Municipal Operators  
  • Scooter survey update
  • Smart Cities

 

K. Office Issues – 1:15 pm

  • Problems with maintenance in current location
  • Space Trade-offs
  • SCAG video, kitchen, shared desks

 

L. Mid-Year Budget Review – 1:25 pm

 

M. Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting – 1:30 pm

  • ACTION:   Approve invoices for payment

 

VIII.  INFORMATION ITEMS

N. Regional Broadband Network Initiative – 1:35 pm

 

O. SCAG Retail Study for the South Bay – 1:40 pm

 

P. Regional Bike Share Coordination – 1:45 pm

  • Update at the meeting

 

IX. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

Q.   Other updates since agenda distribution – 1:50 pm

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Monday, February 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm 

 

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