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Steering Committee Meeting

May 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, May 9th, 2022. The meeting will begin at 12:00pm.

The meeting will be Virtual via Zoom only, accessible 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, May 9, 2022 via email to [email protected] All written comments submitted will become part of the official record.

REVISED 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 – 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 April 11, 2022 meeting minutes attached
 ACTION: Approve

B. MOU Contract Renewal with Metro for Board Deputy Staffing – attached
 ACTION: Recommend Board approval

C. Measure M Funding Agreement for Planning Activities for the South Bay Local Travel Network – attached
 ACTION: Recommend Board approval

D. XEROX – Office I.T. Equipment Replacement
 Memo and contract attached
 ACTION: Recommend Board approval

E. Alert South Bay
 Tabled until June meetings – still determining costs and scope of work for technical assistance

F. City Attendance at SBCCOG Meetings – attached

G. Media Report – attached

H. Modification of Contract with Energy Coalition re: the SoCal Regional Energy Partnership (ADDED)
 Agreement modification – provides additional $5,000 
 Moves funds from Project TEC20-0047 to Project TEC20-0046 and increases combined not-to-exceed amount to $215,000 (current is $210,000)
 ACTION: Recommend Board approval

VI. ACTION ITEMS

H. SCAG Regional Early Action Program funds to accelerate housing – 12:05 PM
 Memo attached re: Housing Education Forum project
 ACTION: Provide direction and Recommend Board approval of project as outlined
o Additionally, that board members who are interested in being part of the Advisory Committee
and/or recommending someone from their city (Planning Commissioner, Community
Development Director) send the names to Jonathan Pacheco Bell at [email protected]

I. Board Meeting Agenda Development – 12:15 PM
 May – draft attached
 Nominating Committee report
 Hybrid meeting – what should the number of people be for the meeting to be virtual only
o Memo attached
o ACTION: As long as hybrid meetings are legally allowed, the Steering Committees would
continue to be hybrid and in person participation at the Board meetings would be open to a
minimum of 8 people in attendance

 Future meeting possible speakers:
 Stephanie Wiggins, Metro CEO
 Signal Synchronization applications with the SBFN – What’s Happening in Manhattan Beach
 August – Allcove Youth Wellness Center – BCHD
 ACTION: Provide direction

J. Crenshaw Operating Plan – 12:25 PM
 Report on Actions of Transportation Committee
 Memo attached
 ACTION: Approve Transportation Committee action and send to Metro

K. Draft 2022-2023 Budget – 12:35 PM
 Memo attached
 ACTION: Approve Option 1 or 2 – postponing the draft budget presentation to June

L. Approval of Invoices – to be sent separately – 12:40 PM
 ACTION: Approve invoices for payment

VII. INFORMATION ITEMS
M. Homeless Program – 12:45 PM
 Update on programs
o Innovation Funds
o Shelter projects (Torrance, Hawthorne, and Redondo)
o Alternative Crisis Response
 Review last Taskforce Meeting
 Status of BRCH Motion
 Nancy Wilcox retirement from SBCEH – its impact on our region (homeless count, COC, thought partner)

N. South Bay Fiber Network – 12:55 PM
 Assessing whether to apply for a technical assistance grant with the state. Need to
understand how competitive SBCCOG would be. Grants are up to $500,000 for planning
– application should be available in May/June
 Exploring Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISP) opportunities to provide
underserved economic areas of Torrance and Carson with competitively priced fractional
service that would be “backhauled” using the SBFN (added revenue for our business model)
 Construction of Work Order #4 continues and Work Order #5 – the Torrance Transit
Center lateral will begin this month
 Phase 1 – Final site selection analysis and possible access agreements under way

O. Legislative Committee report – 1:05 PM
 Status of Legislation that we are sponsoring
 Status of Housing Trust Fund

P. Update on Local Travel Network – 1:15 PM

Q. Update on South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities – attached – 1:25 PM

R. Update on Senior Services – next meeting – May 24 – program: – 1:35 PM
 County Dept of Aging – Laura Trejo, Executive Director to present on her agenda for the Dept.
 Discuss Eviction Moratoriums and Mobile Home issue

S. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES – 1:45 PM
T. Other updates since agenda distribution

VIII. NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE/BOARD MEETING – Monday, June 13, 2022 @ 12:00 noon – hybrid

 

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