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Steering Committee Meeting

November 8, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, November 8th, 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,  November 8, 2021 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 #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 [email protected]

 

AGENDA

This virtual meeting is held pursuant to AB 361 (Chapter 165, Statutes of 2021) issued by Governor Gavin Newsom on September 16, 2021. Committee members may participate by teleconference/virtual meeting due to state and local officials recommending measures to promote social distancing. Members of the public may participate by teleconference/virtual meeting in order to restrict the imminent risk to the health and safety of attendees.

I. CONFIRM THE QUORUM

II. REPORT OF POSTING OF THE 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 October 11, 2021 meeting minutes attached 
-ACTION: Approve

B. Website Maintenance – Memo attached 
-ACTION: Recommend Board approval

C. Legislative Issues
-OCCOG lawsuit against HCD re: RHNA – waiting for November hearing re: standing

D. General Assembly Sponsorship Status
-First sponsor! Port of Los Angeles – $5000

E. City Attendance at SBCCOG Meetings – attached 

F. Media Report – attached 

VI. ACTION ITEMS
G. County Re-Districting – 12:10 PM
-4 options being considered – maps attached 
-ACTION: Recommend preferred option to the Board to communicate to the County Redistricting Commission

H. Board Meeting Agenda Development – 12:30 PM
-November – focus on water – draft agenda attached 
-Drought 2021 Update, Harold Williams, Board President, West Basin MWD
-WRD speaker invited – no response to date

Other Possible Speakers
i. Hyperion for debrief and how beaches and cities affected
ii. Altasea re: quality of ocean water and DDT barrels off coast
-Super Bowl overview by Butts?
-January
-Landside Impacts of Port Congestion – Tom O’Brien – confirmed
-Sheriff Villanueva – tentative confirmation – WHAT TOPICS? Invite contract cities @ 5 pm?
-Signal Synchronization applications with the SBFN – What’s Happening in Manhattan Beach
-Future meeting possible speakers:
i. 2028 Olympics Committee update
ii. Stephanie Wiggins, Metro CEO
iii. Chief Deputy of DA
iv. Speaker on Pensions and City Liability – Potential speakers recommended by CJPIA
with knowledge and experience dealing with California municipal pensions in
various capacities who may be willing to speak:
• Sarah Mecham, Managing Director, PFM Asset Management
• Dennis Yu, Executive VP, PARS (Public Agency Retirement Services)
• Angela Tang, Client Services Coordinator, PARS (Public Retirement Services),
• Victoria Beatley, HdL Companies
• David Cain, Interim Finance Director, City of Claremont
Speaker suggestion from Drew Boyles: Mark Shuster is an expert in 457 plan management with about 60 cities in CA.

I. Potential Creation of a Regional Housing Trust Fund – 12:40 PM
-Review of opportunity and issues
-ACTION: Discuss and ask the Board to authorize pursing creation of legal documents for a housing trust not to exceed $5000 – reimbursable by the trust should it be created

J. Bylaws – 12:55 PM
-Memo and suggested Bylaws revisions attached 
-ACTION: Review attached suggested Bylaws changes and recommend that they be submitted to the Board at the next meeting for a vote at the January 27 Board meeting.

K. Approval of Invoices – to be sent separately – 1:05 PM
-ACTION: Approve invoices for payment

VII. INFORMATION ITEMS
L. Alert South Bay Issues – 1:10 PM

M. Update on South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities – attached – 1:20 pm 
-Water saving give away being planned

N. Homeless Program – 1:30 PM
-Homeless Outreach Staffing at Agencies – Recruitment and Retention issue – high vacancies and turnover.
-Mental Health Mobile Response Team pilot with Beach Cities and LA County – we’re in preliminary discussions phase.
-New Board of Supervisors motion to Create a $10 million COGs and Cities Interim Housing Services Fund to support services at homeless interim housing projects cited in local jurisdictions throughout the County, using state, federal, and local dollars including, but not limited to state Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention 3 grant and federal American Rescue Plan Act funds. Funds should be accessible by January 1, 2022. 2. Report back in 30 days with a framework for accessing the Interim Housing Services Fund including eligible project types, length of operations, and matching bonuses/incentives, etc. #
-Blue Ribbon Commission update

O. South Bay Fiber Network – 1:40 PM
-Update on Expansion of the Network and Neighborhood Centers
-Planning for market analysis

P. Local Travel Network – 1:45 PM
-Update on implementation plans

Q. Update on Senior Services – 1:50 PM

VIII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES – 1:55 PM
R. Other updates since agenda distribution

NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE/BOARD MEETING – Monday, December 13, 2021 @ 12:00 noon – virtual

 

 

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