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Steering Committee Meeting

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

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, April 11th, 2022 and will begin at 12:00 noon.

The meeting will be a hybrid meeting and take place at the SBCCOG office located at 2355 Crenshaw Blvd, Suite 125, Torrance, CA 90501 and accessible via Zoom using the following information: 

ACCESSING THE MEETING:
To receive Zoom meeting credentials in advance of the meeting, register by using the link below:
https://scag.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJArdOusqj8oG9aULyxK8prL-sf6ZCYt0rZ_

OR to access the Zoom meeting, visit https://zoom.us/join or call (669) 900-6833 and use
Meeting ID: 946 3244 4212; Passcode: 185297

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 11:00 am, April 11, 2022 via email to [email protected] All written comments submitted will become part of the official record.

AGENDA

I. CONFIRM THE QUORUM – 12:00 pm

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 March 14, 2022 meeting minutes attached
 ACTION: Approve

B. Modification of Contract with Energy Coalition re: the SoCal Regional Energy Partnership
Agreement modification attached – provides additional $50,000
 ACTION: Recommend Board approval

C. Employee Salary Schedule & Updated Job Descriptions
 Memo attached
 ACTION: Recommend Board approval effective May 1, 2022 and direct staff to revise the job
descriptions as proposed

D. Appointments to Outside Agencies
 Memo attached
 ACTION: Recommend Board approval

E. Grant letters of support for South Bay projects from other agencies – letters available on request
 Water Replenishment District – Clean Drinking Water and Groundwater Cleanup Program
 Cal State Dominguez Hills – tech equipment

F. City Attendance at SBCCOG Meetings – attached

G. Media Report – attached

VI. ACTION ITEMS
H. Metro Service Council selection – 12:10 pm
 Memo attached
 ACTION: Review candidates and determine whether a selection should be made now or if a
subcommittee should be formed to interview the nominees

I. SCAG Regional Early Action Program funds to accelerate housing – 12:20 PM
 Commercial Redevelopment into Housing project recommendation – memo attached
 ACTION: Recommend Board approve a contract with Studio One Eleven (including subconsultant Kosmont Companies and Labib Funk + Associates) at a cost not to exceed $274,660

J. Alert South Bay – 12:25 PM
 Contract with Everbridge – attached
 Contract with Soraya Sutherlin – attached
 SBCCOG scope of work and budget- attached
 Area G is hiring a new coordinator. After they are staffed, some of the responsibility for oversight may be transitioned to Area G which has more technical capability. SBCCOG will probably remain more of the fiscal and contract administrator.
 ACTION: Contingent on the approval of the 14 participating cities, the Board of Directors should approve:
1. Everbridge contract subject to approval to form by legal counsel
2. Contract with Emergency Management Safety Partners, Inc. for a not to exceed cost of $120,000/year for 3 years subject to approval to form by legal counsel
3. SBCCOG projected scope of work and compensation

K. South Bay Fiber Network – 12:45 PM
 Technical assistance grant with the state to be applied for – free CCF assistance working with Magellan – up to $500,000 for planning – application should be available in May
 Work Order #5 and Change order #3 – to be sent separately
 ACTION: Recommend board approval of work order #5 and change order #3

L. Homeless Program – 12:55 PM
 Update on programs
 Comments on BRCH report – letter to be available at the meeting
 ACTION: Recommend board approval of BRCH report comment letter

M. General Assembly De-Brief – 1:05 PM
 Program, logistics, etc.
 Attendees
 Evaluations
 Photo contest – frequency, theme
 ACTION: Comment on your experience and provide direction

N. Board Meeting Agenda Development – 1:15 PM
 April – draft attached
 Juliette Finzi-Hart, formerly with OPR re: climate issues???
 2022-2023 Work program
 Future meeting possible speakers:
 2028 Olympics Committee update
 Stephanie Wiggins, Metro CEO
 Chief Deputy of DA
 Signal Synchronization applications with the SBFN – What’s Happening in Manhattan Beach
 Speaker on Pensions and City Liability
 ACTION: Provide direction

O. Legislative Committee report – 1:20 PM
 Status of Legislation that we are sponsoring
 Status of Housing Trust Fund – to be discussed at special board meeting
 Legislative Briefing

P. Regional Planner Assessment – 1:30 pm
Q. After reviewing the work that has been charged to the assessment by the regional planner this year, SBCCOG staff is recommending that the assessment be reduced by 50% – from $110,500 to $55,250. The reason is that more charges have been made to the SCAG REAP account than was anticipated.
R. Revised amounts per city attached
S. ACTION: Reduce special assessment for 2022-2023 for the regional planner by 50%.

T. Approval of Invoices – to be sent separately – 1:35 PM
 ACTION: Approve invoices for payment

VII. INFORMATION ITEMS
U. Update on South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities – attached – 1:40 PM

V. Local Travel Network – 1:45 PM
 Wayfinding RFP – due April 14
 Subcommittee to meet
 Met with Placer – Cruikshank contact – very robust data tool. Following up

W. Update on Senior Services – good meeting March 22, next May 24 – 1:50 PM

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

IX. NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE/BOARD MEETING – Monday, May 9, 2022 @ 12:00 noon – HYBRID???

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