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Steering Committee Meeting

January 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, January 11th, 2021 via Zoom. 

PUBLIC COMMENTS:

To address the SBCCOG Steering Committee on any agenda item or a matter within the Steering Committee’s purview, please provide written comments by 11:00am, January 11, 2021 via email to natalie@southbaycities.org.  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 #IV).    

 

ACCESSING THE MEETING:

Receive Zoom meeting credentials in advance of the meeting by using the below link:

https://scag.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJArdOusqj8oG9aULyxK8prL-sf6ZCYt0rZ_

 

OR

To access the Zoom meeting, visit https://zoom.us/join or call (669) 900-9833 and use Meeting ID: 946 3244 4212; Passcode: 185297

To ensure a quorum, please RSVP to natalie@southbaycities.org 

 

AGENDA

 

I. CONFIRM THE QUORUM

 

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 – December 14, 2020 meeting minutes attached 

 

B. Contract Amendment with WRD

Contract amendment attached

  • ACTION:  Recommend board approval

 

C. Contract with So Cal Gas Company

  • TO BE SENT SEPARATELY BEFORE THE MEETING
  • ACTION:  Recommend board approval

 

D. Contract renewal with GSE Solutions to achieve gas efficiency measures

 

E. “Office warming” Gifts from cities

  • Still waiting for responses from Inglewood, Lawndale & Redondo Beach

 

F. City Attendance at SBCCOG meetings 

 

G. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report attached 

 

VI. ACTION ITEMS 

H. COVID update – 12:10 pm

  • Report on Health Department SPA research from January 7 meeting
  • ACTION:   Provide direction

 

I. Legislative Issues – 12:20 pm

 

J. Planner for the SBCCOG – special assessment – 12:35 pm

  • The Steering Committee as well as the Community Development Directors have been supportive of the SBCCOG hiring a planner for the SBCCOG to work with cities on land use issues and housing legislation as well as enhancing the SBCCOG’s climate action work for our cities.  The position would probably be part-time – up to 30 hours/week
  • Proposed special assessment attached
  • ACTION:  Recommend Board approval and preparation of invoices

 

K. Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission Alternate Vacancy – 12:45 pm

  • By the deadline, interest for this position has been expressed by Rancho Palos Verdes Mayor Eric Alegria and Hermosa Beach Mayor Justin Massey.  They have both been invited to send in a statement and/or be present at the meeting to explain their interest.
  • ACTION:  Review nominations and recommend SMBRC alternate to represent the South Bay cities to the Board

 

L. Board Meeting agenda development – 1:00 pm

  • January –  draft agenda attached
  • February – LTN final report, Mid year budget review.   Request fron CSUDH to provide economic forecast???
  • March – General Assembly
  • April –Sanitation District Cleawater Project Update Presentation
  • ACTION:  Provide direction

 

M. Approval of Invoices – available at the meeting – 1:10 pm

  • ACTION:   Approve invoices for payment

 

N. Items from the Transportation Committee, if required – 1:15 pm

 

VII.  INFORMATION ITEMS

O. South Bay Fiber Network – 1:20 pm

  • New SBFN  5 minute video about the project available
  • Work Order #1:  was the construction of the Ring (completed)
  • Work Order #2:  are the first group of lateral connections to the ring (27 sites); the majority are completed, however, there are 6 sites – located in Manhattan Beach, Inglewood, and Hawthorne – 

     that still need to be connected

  • Work Order #3:  are the second set of lateral connections (10 sites) that include, for example SBCCOG as well as Lundquist BioMed – est. completion – late May/June
  • Work Order #4:  will be proposed sites to spend down the balance of the Measure M CapX funds 
  • If cities have additional sites/facilities (other than parks) they should make them known asap
  • Anticipate presenting Work Order #4 sites to the Steering Committee in February
  • Tech Talk is scheduled for 1/25 – Evoque, Hawthorne POP on the network, is the main presentation

 

P. Update on Homeless Program and Innovation Project Funding – 1:25 pm  

 

Q. Update on Senior Services – 1:30 pm

  • Next meeting of the Senior Services Working Group is on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 from 9:30-11:30am via zoom.

 

R. SCAG Regional Early Action Program funds to accelerate housing – 1:35 pm

 

S. General Assembly Update – March 18, 2021 – 1:40 pm

 

T. Status of 2019-2020 Audit – 1:45 pm

 

VIII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

  • Other updates since agenda distribution – 1:50 pm

 

 

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Monday, February 8, 2021 @ 12:00 pm via Zoom

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