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Steering Committee Meeting

September 11, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, September 11th, 2023  at 12 noon BOTH via Zoom and in person at the SBCCOG Office located at 2355 Crenshaw Blvd., Suite 125, Torrance, CA 90501.

We are asking in-person attendees to bring your laptop, tablet or a printed copy of the agenda as we will only have two courtesy copies available.

To address the SBCCOG Steering Committee on any agenda item or a matter within the Steering Committee’s purview, please provide written comments by 11:00 am, September 11th, 2023 via email to [email protected]. All written comments submitted will become part of the official record.

SBCCOG Board Members: Pursuant to the end of the State’s COVID-19 emergency declaration, your attendance is required to be in-person or follow the provisions of AB 2449 available here


For the public and guests, receive Zoom meeting credentials in advance by using the below link to RSVP: https://scag.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJArdOusqj8oG9aULyxK8prL-sf6ZCYt0rZ_OR visit https://zoom.us/join or dial (669) 900-6833 and use Meeting ID: 946 3244 4212; Passcode: 185297


I. CONFIRM THE QUORUM – 12:00 noon

 ACTION: Receive and file



V. CONSENT CALENDAR – action items noted, remainder are receive & file – 12:15 pm
A. Steering Committee August 14, 2023 meeting minutes attached 
 ACTION: Approve

B. City Attendance at SBCCOG Meetings – attached 

C. Media & Digital Publicity & Outreach Reports – attached 

D. Employee Policy Manual – 12:20 pm
Memo and Manual – attached 
 ACTION: With the understanding that unresolved sick leave and mileage reimbursement issues will be finalized by the Board of Directors meeting, Recommend the Board approve the Employee Manual revisions

E. Homeless Services report – 12:35 pm https://homeless.lacounty.gov/pathway-home/ 
 Client Aid report – attached 
 Report on Task Force meeting of 9/6
 Ramp Capital Improvement costs for Torrance 3290 Temporary Villa – memo attached 
o ACTION: Recommend Board approve $74,578.68 for described capital improvements
 Motel Leasing and SRO Beds Program for Redondo Beach as the 1st pilot city – memo attached 
o ACTION: Recommend Board approval of the Guidelines and if the MOU is prepared by the Board meeting, approve an MOU with Redondo Beach for an allocation of $235,150 from the Local Solutions Fund

F. South Bay Fiber Network – 12:45 pm
 Vision for Resilience Center Initiative paper – attached 
 Work order for 1 or 2 sites in the City of Hermosa Beach – to be presented at the meeting
 ACTION: Recommend Board approval of work order for Hermosa Beach sites

G. Approval of Invoices – to be sent separately – 12:55 pm
 ACTION: Approve invoices for payment

H. Date for November Steering Committee meeting – 1:00 pm
 November 6 instead of November 13 since the Board meeting is November 16
 ACTION: Change Steering Committee date to November 6

I. Legislative Matrix – 1:05 pm
 Attached 

J. Local Travel Network – 1:10 pm
 Unfortunately, the Caltrans Planning Grant application was not successful re: marketing and further
design of the LTN in other areas of the South Bay
 Signs are in production for the El Segundo pilot. Estimated delivery and deployment to
begin the last week of the month (Sept. 25th).
 Support/Marketing for the Pilot Project has begun – tabletop promotion at El Segundo
Farmer’s Market (weekly)
 Metro Board is reviewing our “Phase 2” scope which we anticipate approval at their next

K. Update on South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities – attached – 1:15 pm 
 20th Anniversary plans for September 28
 3 CivicSpark Fellows coming September 14
 Rain Barrel events starting – in SBESC newsletter

L. SCAG REAP 1.0 and 2.0 – 1:25 pm
 Update at the meeting

M. South Bay Regional Housing Trust – 1:30 pm
 Special forum being planned with San Gabriel Valley and Gateway elected officials on
their lessons learned – potential dates: October 19 @ 6 pm or October 26 @ 4 pm

 N. Update on Senior Services – 1:35 pm
 Next meeting September 26

 O. Board Meeting Agenda Development – 1:40 pm
 September – draft agenda attached 
 20TH anniversary celebration before Board meeting
 October
 Stephanie Wiggins, Metro CEO
 Draft Housing Trust JPA document from City Managers
 Final Report on ADU & Commercial Redevelopment REAP project
 November
 November 8 – Volunteer Dinner
 Supervisor Mitchell – confirmed
 Jeff Prang re: Proposition 19 –confirmed
 Future meeting possible speakers invited – waiting on responses:
 Mayor Karen Bass, City of Los Angeles
 Jose Solache, Lynwood Councilmember, AQMD representative for South Bay
 John Mirisch, Beverly Hills Councilmember, Los Angeles County Housing Solutions Agency (LACAHSA) representative for South Bay
 President of CSUDH
 Rob Katherman, Water Replenishment District re: Water Quality
 Terry Tamminen, Alta Sea
 Green Trash Cans & Waste Haulers
 Special meeting opportunities – dates to be determined
 October
 Tour of Green Line extension right of way in Lawndale and Gold Line
 Meeting with Gateway and SGV COG colleagues re: Housing Trust
 January – Day at the County with Metro Art Tour
 March/April – Harbor Tour
 General Assembly – March 24, 2024

 Newsletter – Non-Profit PR Award Finalist – Kudos to Colleen

IX. NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE – Monday, October 9, 2023 @ 12:00 noon – SBCCOG office



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