Steering Committee Meeting

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

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, August 12th, 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 – July 8, 2019 meeting minutes attached 

  • ACTION:  Approve

 

B. Torrance Green Business Certification

 

C. City Attendance at SBCCOG May meetings

 

D. 2019 General Assembly Outstanding Sponsor Payments

  • $2500 from Mark Ridley-Thomas

 

E. 2019-20 Dues Paid as of 8/6/19

  • Gardena, Lawndale, Lomita, Los Angeles City, Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Torrance

 

F. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached 

 

VI. ACTION ITEMS 

G. Legislative Matrix – 12:10 pm

  • Matrix attached
  • AB 315 – Local government: lobbying associations: expenditure of public funds.
  • ACTION:  Oppose AB 315 unless amended and send letter to author

 

H.  Wildlfire Liability Issue @ request of Cal Water – 12:20 pm

 

I.  Future of Holiday Light Exchange – 12:25 pm

  • Memo attached
  • ACTION:  Recommend that the Board approve discontinuing the Holiday Light Exchange until further notice

 

J. November Steering & Transportation Committee date – 12:35 pm

  • The regular meeting date for November is the 11th which is Veteran’s Day, a national holiday.
  • ACTION:  Change Steering Committee and Transportation Committee meetings to Tuesday, November 12.

 

K. Board Meeting agenda development – 12:40 pm

a.    Face of the Program – Steve Lantz

b.    Adaptation CAP update

  • September – Torrance Library

a. Face of the Program – Rosemary Lackow

b. Celebration and Recognition of SBWIB, R/T, Hahn and Butts re: SBFN

c. Update on Water Issues in the South Bay

  • October – Redondo Beach Library

a. Census speaker

  • November – Torrance Library
  • January – New Office

a.  LAWA Landside Modifications Update

 

L. South Bay Fiber Network – 12:50 pm

 

M. ICLEI Membership Dues – 1:00 pm

  • Memo attached
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval to join ICLEI for 3 years at discounted rate

 

N. Office Move – 1:05 pm

  • Memo attached
  • Review lease issues
  • ACTION:  Approve lease assuming legal revew is complete

 

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

  • ACTION:   Approve invoices for payment

 

VII.  INFORMATION ITEMS

P. Update on Homeless Program – 1:20 pm

 

Q. Formation of Finance Committee – 1:30 pm

  • Responses from each city due by August 19

 

VIII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

R.   Other updates since agenda distribution – 1:35 pm

 

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

 

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