Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 
Monday, March 11, 2019
Time: 
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

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

 

AGENDA

 

I. INTRODUCTIONS  

 

II. REPORT OF POSTING OF AGENDA

  • ACTION:  Receive and file

 

III. ANNOUNCEMENTS OF ANY CHANGES TO THE AGENDA  

 

IV. PUBLIC COMMENT

 

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

A. Steering Committee – February 11, 2019 meeting minutes – attached 

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

B. SCAG Facility and Equipment Usage Agreement

 

C. Contract Extension with Agnes Walker for Financial Services

  • Memo – attached 
  • ACTION:  Recommend that the Board of Directors renew the SBCCOG agreement with Agnes T. Walker for the period from April 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020 at $90.00 per hour for an amount not to exceed $20,000. 

 

D. Special Events 

  • Tour of LAX –  March 27

 

E. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached 

 

F. March Transportation Report – attached 

 

G. Progress on Special Purpose Grants  

  • Currently funded not including the SBESC specific projects

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.    Solsmart for participating cities of Carson, El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, & Torrance

v.    Green Business Network for City of Torrance and Hawthorne 

vi.     Measure M & R administration

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

viii.     Caltrans Slow Speed Network Network Feasibility Study – Inglewood is lead agency for purposes of accepting federal funds included in this grant

  • Application Submitted

i. Caltrans Adaptation Planning Study

 

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

 

VII. ACTION ITEMS 

H. Legislative Matrix – 12:40 pm

  • Attached 
  • ACTION:   Review and consider recommending positions on specific bills to the Board

 

I. 2019 General Assembly Updates – Thursday, February 28, 2019 – 12:45 pm

 

J. Board Meeting agenda development – 12:55 pm

  • March 28 – draft agenda attached 

a. Face of the Program – Aaron Baum

b. SCAQMD – 5 minute presentation on legislation they are proposing  

c. Bill Brand re: proposed constitutional amendment re: local control of land use

  • April 25

a. Rose Institute – census 

b. Engineer’s EE Quarterly report

  • Future meeting ideas

 

K. Notice of Intention to Consider an Increase in Dues – 1:00 pm

 

L. Transportation Issues that may need action – 1:10 pm

 

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

  • ACTION:   Approve invoices for payment

 

VIII.  INFORMATION ITEMS

N. Regional Broadband Network Initiative – 1:20 pm

 

O. Regional Bike Share Coordination – 1:25 pm

  • Update at the meeting

 

P. Mid-April Housing Forum – 1:30 pm

  • Update at the meeting

 

Q. Update on Homeless Program – 1:35 pm

 

R. Office Search Update – 1:40 pm 

 

XIV. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

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

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Monday, April 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm 

 

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