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Steering Committee Meeting

December 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, December 10th, 2018 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 [email protected] 







  • ACTION:  Receive and file






V. CONSENT CALENDAR – action items noted, remainder are receive & file – 12:05 pm

A. Steering Committee – November 5, 2018 meeting minutes attached 

  • ACTION:  Approve


B. MOU with Inglewood for Caltrans Slow Speed Network Administration and Transfer of Funds


C. SBACC meetings to be held at SBCCOG office

  • Since February 2018, the SBACC has been holding their Board meetings at our office. They pay $25 for the use of the room and we supply the coffee. The current agreement expires on December 31, 2018.  
  • Attached is the agreement 
  • ACTION:  Receive and file


D. SCE/SCG 2019 Eighth Amendment

  • Agreement attached 
  • ACTION:  Approve contract amendment for additional year with compensation of $100,000 from SCG and $203,958 from SCE for the SBCCOG  


E. No Cost Time Extension for Siembab Corporation re: Regional Broadband Initiative

  • Memo attached
  • ACTION:  Approve a no cost time extension to June 30, 2019 for professional services for the Regional Broadband Initiative


F. Memordandum of Agreement with City of Gardena for Cost Sharing Implementation of the Coordinated Integrated Monitoring Program (CIMP) for the Dominguez Channel Watershed Management Area

  • Agreement attached 
  • ACTION:  Approve Memorandum of Agreement on behalf of Dominguez Channel Watershed Management Group with SBCCOG receiving $4000 administrative fee


G.  Progress on Special Purpose Grants  

  • Currently funded

i. Regional Broadband network – SBWIB and County

ii. Homeless Services coordination – County and PATH

iii.    SCE/SCG Strategic Plan funds – for energy benchmarking for cities

iv.    CSUDH/SBWIB/SBCCOG application re: study of student transportation/telecommuting in the South Bay with SB 1 research funds

v.    Solsmart for participating cities of Carson, El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, & Torrance

vi.    Green Business Network for City of Torrance and Hawthorne 

vii.   Measure M administration

viii.   Transportation Grid Blueprint for LA County – SBCCOG is sub-recipient to LA County

  • Pending

i. Caltrans Slow Speed Network Network Feasibility Study

  • Application Submitted

ii. Caltrans Adaptation Planning Study


H. South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities Report – attached 

  • Note:  RFQ for lighting to save cities money



I. Measure A–Safe, Clean Neighborhood Parks and Beaches Protection Measure of 2016 – Allocation of Funds – 12:10 pm


J. Flight Path Issues – 12:25 pm

  • Christian Horvath to present
  • Letter attached 
  • ACTION:  Review information and provide direction


K. Regional Bike Share Coordination – 12:35 pm

  • San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments has received bids for a regional bike share program for their area.  An update will be provided at the meeting
  • Attached is a possible pilot for the SBCCOG
  • ACTION:  Review information and provide direction


L. Comments to CPUC on Wildlife Mitigation Plan – 12:45 pm

  • Memo and LCC letter attached 
  • ACTION:  Authorize a letter for the SBCCOG to send using the points that are raised above and circulate it to the City Managers for their comments before submission on December 15  


M. Management Staffing Services Contract – 12:50 pm

  • Memo attached 
  • ACTION:  Review process and schedule and determine how to proceed & select a subcommittee for whichever direction is approved   


N. Board Meeting agenda development – 1:05 pm

  • January 24
  • SCAQMD – 5 minute presentation for the members on proposed legislation for next year.
  • Measure M and R Budget Request to Metro
  • Future meetings
  • Drone Ordinances
  • Role of Municipal Operators  
  • Scooter survey update
  • Smart Cities


O. Special Events – 1:10 pm

  • Holiday Light Exchange – December 3 and 4 – report on event at meeting
  • Cannabis Courses for cities – elected and staff – January 10, 24, 31, February 7 @ 10:30 to 1 pm
  • Space X and Boring Company Tunnel Tour – December 5  
  • South Bay Goods Movement Project Management Course – November/December – 4 – 2 hour courses for city staff and consultants – January 24, 31 & February 7
  • Tour of LAX –  Schedule an additional tour?? Possibly January


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

  • ACTION:   Approve invoices for payment



Q. Crenshaw/Green Line Operating Plan Update and Next Steps – 1:20 pm

  • Discuss any follow-up or plans for Thursday’s Metro meeting, if necessary


R. Regional Broadband Network Initiative – 1:25 pm

  • Update at the meeting


S. Update on Homeless Program – 1:30 pm

  • On December 6th, a Housing and Health Resources Fair was held at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Redondo Beach.  The SBCCOG worked with Supervisor Hahn’s office to secure the portable shower.  The SBCCOG also confirmed the attendance of the public defender’s office mobile legal clinic, the DMV, and Cal Water Services.  Further details at the meeting.
  • SBCCOG staff attended a presentation on the new PATH program called “LeaseUp”, an initiative to assist property owners and property managers in navigating the process of filling vacant units with people in need of housing.  Financial incentives, a dedicated team, and consistent support to ensure a smooth process are part of the program.  Website:  leaseuplosangeles.org
  • SBCCOG staff attended the First Responders training on December 5th.  Update at the meeting
  • SBCCOG hosted Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi’s Homeless Action Group meeting on November 27th; the next meeting is scheduled for January 15th at 2 pm
  • Next meeting of the SBCCOG’s Homeless Services Task Force meeting is scheduled for  January 9th from 2-4pm.


T. 2019 General Assembly Updates – Thursday, February 28, 2019 – 1:35 pm

  • Sponsorships 
  • Program – update at the meeting
  • Keynote confirmed
  • South Bay Board of Realtors and SCAG speakers
  • ACTION:  Provide direction



U.   Other updates since agenda distribution – 1:45 pm


NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – Monday, January 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm 




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