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Steering Committee Meeting

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, May 13th, 2024  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.

PUBLIC COMMENTS: Unless otherwise noted in the Agenda, the Public can only comment on SBCCOG related business that is within the jurisdiction of cities and/or items listed on the Agenda during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.   The time limit for oral comments is three (3) minutes per person.  When called on, please state:  Your name and residence and the organization you represent, if appropriate. Written comments are also accepted by 11:00 am the day of the meeting via e-mail to [email protected]  Both written and oral comments will be 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. If you need to attend virtually and want to vote, please complete the following SBCCOG AB 2449 Form ASAP: https://forms.office.com/r/47wQggsvf9

ACCESSING THE MEETING: For the public and guests, receive Zoom meeting credentials in advance by using the below link to RSVP: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsce6orD0pGda5p_4pKbh3J1EqKDlJgaSY  OR visit https://zoom.us/join or dial (669) 444-9171 using Zoom ID: 831 6702 6332; Passcode: 505171 


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 April 8, 2024 meeting minutes – attached 
 ACTION: Approve

B. Dominguez Channel Watershed Group Contracts
 SBCCOG is the administrator of the Dominguez Channel Watershed Management Group
and any funding required by these contracts is from that group @ no cost to the SBCCOG
 Contract Amendment with CDM Smith, Inc. – attached 
 New contract with Hazen & Sawyer – attached 
 ACTION: Recommend Board approval

C. Homeless contract amendments
 All contracts to be extended to June 30, 2025
 Memo explaining the following contract amendment scopes and amounts – attached 
(the clauses are all identical – one contract is attached with the others available on request) 
 SHARE 2nd amendment– attached 
 Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood Coor 2nd amendments
 RBSRO Motel 2nd Amendment
 RB Homeless Court 2nd Amendment
 ACTION: Recommend Board approval

D. MOU with SCAG for reimbursement for expenses incurred for REAP 2 – attached 
 ACTION: Recommend Board approval subject to legal review

E. No cost extensions approved under the Executive Director’s authority – documents available on request
 Arcadis contract for the LATA working on the digital equity grant – from June 30, 2024, to August 31, 2024
 ACTION: Receive and file

F. City Attendance at SBCCOG Meetings – attached – Receive and file 

G. Media Reports – attached – Receive and file 

H. Homeless Services report – 12:20 pm
 Client Aid Recap Report – attached 
 Johnson V Grants Pass Supreme Court Ruling Good Neighbor Pledge
 ACTION: Review the concept of a good neighbor pledge and discuss whether to recommend
to the Board

I. Educational Sessions on Artificial Intelligence – 12:30 pm
 Memo attached 
 ACTION: Authorize Tech Talks and give direction on topics and speakers and recommend Board direction

J. Legislation – 12:40 pm
 Matrix and flyer opposing the Taxpayer Deception Act – attached 
 ACTION: Recommend Board approval
o SUPPORT for AB 1774, SB 1234, S. 3402/HR 6608, S. 3732/HR7197
o OPPOSE for SB 1077, SB 1216, AB 2290 and Ballot Initiative 1935

K. Adding Other Agencies to the SBCCOG Board of Directors and JPA – 12:50 pm
 Memo – attached 
 ACTION: Provide direction

L. Draft Budget – 1:00 pm
 To be sent separately
 ACTION: Provide direction

M. Approval of Invoices – to be sent separately – 1:15 pm
 ACTION: Approve invoices for payment

N. Local Travel Network – 1:20 pm
 Update re: meetings with cities
 Update on marketing meetings and activities

O. Infrastructure Issues – 1:25 pm
 Signal Pole Inventory & Storage issue – next steps
 SS4A Safety Grant – update at the meeting

P. South Bay Fiber Network – 1:30 pm
 Update on LATA grant
 SBFN renewals and expansion

Q. Update on South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities – attached – 1:35 pm 

R. Update on Senior Services – 1:45 pm
 Agenda for May 28 meeting

S. Progress of the Nominating Committee – 1:50 pm

T. Board Meeting Agenda Development – 1:55 pm
 May, 2024 – draft agenda – attached 
 President Parham of CSUDH – confirmed
 Metro 24-25 budget presentation
 SBCCOG draft budget presentation
 Anne’s ride to work – Bike Safety Month
 Marine Animal Care Center presentation? – 310-753-6460 – Geoff Melvin/John
 June, 2024
 Election of Officers
 SBCCOG Budget adoption
 July, 2024
 August, 2024
 Mayor Karen Bass, City of Los Angeles – tentative
 September, 2024
 Presentation on Digital Equity Plan
 Other Possibilities
 Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara – invited 3/2/24, at least 3 reminders
 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
 Rob Katherman, Water Replenishment District re: Water Quality
 Terry Tamminen, Alta Sea
 Special meeting possibilities
 Day at the County with Metro Art Tour
 Workshop on Inflation Reduction Act & how cities can take advantage of the funding available
 Harbor Tour

U. Items for referral to future Steering Committee meeting – 2:00 pm


IX. NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE – Monday, June 10, 2024 @ 12:00 noon – SBCCOG office



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