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Board of Directors Meeting

October 26 @ 6:00 pm

The Board of Directors are scheduled to meet Thursday, October 26th, 2023 virtually via Zoom and in person. The meeting will begin at 6:00 pm. RSVP HERE

ACCESSING THE BOARD MEETING:

In person Access: SBCCOG Office located at 2355 Crenshaw Blvd., Suite 125, Torrance, CA 90501. Please email [email protected] to confirm your attendance. Please bring your laptop, tablet or a printed copy of the agenda, as there will only be two courtesy copies available.

To participate via Zoom: Receive Zoom meeting credentials in advance of the meeting by using the below link: https://scag.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIld-uorDsqhEYyjIrAPN_G-rVEpc0Lrw

Public: To participate via video conference, use this link: https://scag.zoom.us/j/968020200 and follow any prompts. To participate via telephone, dial: (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 968 020 200; Passcode 398836

PUBLIC COMMENTS:
To address the SBCCOG Board of Directors on any agenda item or a matter within the Board of Directors’ purview, please provide written comments by 5:00 pm, October 26th,2023 via email to [email protected]. All written comments submitted will become part of the official record. Unless otherwise noted in the Agenda, the Public can only provide written comment on SBCCOG related business that is within the jurisdiction of the SBCCOG and/or items listed on the Agenda which will be addressed during the Public Comment portion of the meeting (Item #V).

AGENDA

I. CALL TO ORDER (6:00 PM)
Cedric Hicks, Chair

II. VERIFY QUORUM AND VOTES NEEDED FOR ACTION (attachment) 

III. CONFIRM POSTING OF THE AGENDA BY TORRANCE CITY CLERK

IV. ANNOUNCEMENTS OF ANY CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

V. COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC (6:05 pm)

VI. CONSENT CALENDAR (6:20 pm)
Matters listed under Consent Calendar are considered routine and will be enacted by one motion and one vote. Action items have all been approved by the Steering Committee unanimously unless otherwise noted. There will be no separate discussion of these items. If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered separately.

A. September 28, 2023 minutes (attachment) – Approve 
NOTE: August Board minutes were corrected for attendance

B. Financial Consulting Services (attachment) – Approve subject to legal review

C. Metro Express Lane Contract Extension (attachment) (funding to the SBCCOG)- $48,000 for 1 year – Approve 
NOTE: This time critical contract received too late for Steering Committee review

D. Legislative Matrix (attachment) – Receive and file 

E. SBCCOG Monthly Reports – Receive and File
1. Client Aid Report (attachment) 
2. City Attendance at SBCCOG meetings (attachment) 
3. Media Report (attachment) 

VII. PRESENTATIONS
1. Metro Updates – Stephanie Wiggins, CEO (6:25 pm)

2. 3rd Quarter Progress Report for Public Agency Recognition Program – Talia Perluss, SBCCOG Staff (6:55 pm)

VIII. SBCCOG PROGRAM ACTION ITEMS, REPORTS AND UPDATES
A. Housing Trust Joint Powers Authority document – Discussion (7:05 pm) (attachment) 
B. Final report summary by Wally Siembab of ADU and Commercial Redevelopment Studies (7:25 pm)
Reports to be found at https://southbaycities.org/programs/housing/
C. Homeless Services (7:40 pm)
D. Transportation Reports
i. Metro Report – Board member James Butts/Mike Bohlke
E. Local Travel Network – join the ribbon cutting Nov. 2 @ 3 pm – El Segundo City Hall
F. SBESC projects and programs
South Bay Environmental Services Center Report (attachment) 
G. Other – Clarification re: Employee Manual

IX. UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS (8:00 pm)

X. AGENCY REPORTS
NOTE: Oral reports will only be made to clarify or amplify written attachments
A. League of California Cities & LA Division Legislative Committee (Britt Huff, Bea Dieringer & Jeff Kiernan) (attachment) 
B. AQMD update (Brandee Keith, Sr. Public Affairs Specialist, AQMD) (attachment) 
C. SCAG Spotlight Update (Erik Rodriguez) (attachment) 
i. Regional Council (Mark Henderson, Jim Gazeley & Drew Boyles) (attachment) 
ii. Community, Economic, & Human Development (Mark Henderson, Drew Boyles, Frank Zerunyan & Mark Waronek)
iii. Transportation (James Gazeley, Bridgett Lewis)
iv. Energy & Environment Committee (Britt Huff) (attachment) 
D. County Department of Public Health information flyers (Alicia Chang) (attachment)
E. Baldwin Hills and Urban Watersheds Conservancy (Katrina Manning)
F. South Bay Workforce Investment Board (Chris Cagle) (attachment) 
G. Area G Emergency Management (Brandy Villanueva) (attachment) 
H. Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission (Dean Francois/Eric Alegria)
I. Metro Service Council (Don Szerlip/David Mach) (attachment) 
J. South Bay Association of Chambers of Commerce (Eric Alegria)
K. South Bay Aerospace Alliance (Bill Uphoff/Rodney Tanaka)
L. California Association of Councils of Governments – CALCOG (Britt Huff) (attachment) 

XI. ADJOURNMENT
Next Board meeting – Thursday, November 16, 2023
Come at 5 pm for presentation on SCAG SoCal Connect

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