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Steering Committee Meeting

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, September 12th, 2022 virtually via Zoom only. The meeting will begin at 12:00pm.

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, September 12, 2022 via email to [email protected] All written comments submitted will become part of the official record.

ACCESSING THE MEETING VIRTUALLY: 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

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

IV. PUBLIC COMMENT

V. CONSENT CALENDAR – action items noted, remainder are receive & file – 12:05 pm
A. Steering Committee August 8, 2022 meeting minutes attached 
 ACTION: Approve

B. Dues and Assessment Status
 Dues and Assessments are outstanding from the following members: Hawthorne, County of Los Angeles
 Lawndale paid their dues but no assessment

C. City Attendance at SBCCOG Meetings – attached 

D. Media Report – attached 

VI. ACTION ITEMS
E. LCC LA Division Appointment – 12:10 pm
 3 Nominees – Drew Boyles, El Segundo; Bill Uphoff, Lomita; Britt Huff, RHE
 Information on each nominee and their interest will be sent separately but they have been invited to speak for no more than 3 minutes on why they would like this appointment.
 ACTION: Interview the candidates and then recommend the person to be appointed to the
Board

F. Board Meeting Agenda Development – 12:25 PM
 September – draft attached 
o Ballot Measures
o Dept. of Public Health Update
o Allcove Youth Wellness Center – Beach Cities Health District – confirmed
o Possible Special 5 pm Meeting on Net Metering still under development
 October
o Possible SCE speaker re: changing rates and rebates
o Energy Efficiency Recognition Program Roll-out (SBECR)
 November 17 – Open House
 January
o SBCCOG orientation and review of SBCCOG Committees – annual report and who members are for newly elected officials and all board members
 February
o Green Line extension EIR (April for recommendation)
 Future meeting possible speakers:
o Stephanie Wiggins, Metro CEO
o Signal Synchronization applications with the SBFN – What’s Happening in Manhattan Beach
o Mental Health services
o How Villages help to age in place
o Moro Meadows – Hybrid Energy Solutions in San Diego Area – microgrids, lithium storage
 ACTION: Provide direction

G. Homeless Services report – 12:45 pm
 Client Aid presentation and status of disbursements – attached 
 County contract still not arrived
 Other program updates
 ACTION: That the Board request $350,000 from county for enhanced client aid funding and staff

H. Job Descriptions – 12:30 PM
 Memo attached 
 ACTION: Review and recommend board approval

I. Voting Procedures – 12:45 pm
 Memo attached 
 ACTION: Make no changes

J. Approval of Invoices – to be sent separately – 12:55 PM
 ACTION: Approve invoices for payment

VII. INFORMATION ITEMS
K. Status of South Bay Regional Housing Trust – 1:00 PM
 Letters to the Governor needed – as of 9/6/22, Carson, Hermosa Beach & Inglewood received
 Assuming the Governor signs the legislation, staff will report back in October with next steps

L. South Bay Fiber Network – 1:05 PM
 LATA Grant – application was for $498,949
 Scope to include Market/Needs Assessment in SB DAC/Equity challenged communities with technical overlays to propose last-mile connections that would tie back into the SBFN’s middle-mile network
 Partner cities include: Carson, Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Lawndale
 14 Letters of Partnership/Support were received by the SBCCOG in support of the application
 Proposal officially received by the CPUC review team on 8/23.
 Work Order #5:
 Lateral connection to Torrance Transit Center on pace for service delivery in December
 Programing for Work Order #6:
 Review and assessment of proposed/desired lateral site connections or network improvements for a final Work Order that would program the balance of the original Metro Funding Agreement for the SBFN continues. Site possibilities include:
 1 LA County IEN transport circuit from Alhambra to Hawthorne location
 4 City of Hawthorne locations
 2 City of Manhattan Beach locations (including a new fire station)
 1 Park Location in RPV
 Network Improvements to provide 24/7 access at “regen” locations:
 Carson
 Gardena
 Wireless Pilot Project
 SBCCOG continues its work to facilitate the implementation of Tekwerk’s 2 site locations (Carson and Torrance Airport) for service to underserved businesses
 Anticipated equipment installation and formal marketing is behind schedule
 Both cities continue to be excited and engaged to get the pilot project up and running. That said, both cities, along with Tekwerks and ADF, are working through issues so that the project will have “every opportunity for success”.
 Application Developments
 SBCCOG continues to meet one on one with SB cities to assess IT developments and applications that might (or are) a result of SBFN subscription. These include:
 Off-site back-up (at Equinix or Evoque) for off-site data storage
 New circuits for intra-city IT resiliency
 Continued support for remote work
 Continued support for hybrid public meetings
 Consideration of how to support traffic sync projects/upgrades
M. SCAG REAP Update – 1:10 pm
 Status of REAP 1 projects – ADU, Commercial Redevelopment, Housing Education
 Status of REAP 2

N. Local Travel Network – 1:20 PM
 Stakeholder briefings continue
 Route Refinements with Cities’ Staff Continues
 Wayfinding Charrette #1 attended by 11 different South Bay cities plus LA County
 Charrette #2 scheduled for September 22 at 2:30 PM
 Wayfinding Signs with Staff Report to be presented at October Steering Committee for
consideration and recommendation to SBCCOG Board’s October meeting
 LTN Wayfinding/Signage Technical Advisory Committee was established to provide guidance on engineering/implementation issues on the road. First meeting October 6

O. Update on South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities – attached – 1:30 PM 

P. Update on Senior Services – 1:40 PM

VIII. STRATEGIC POSITIONING ITEMS/ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES – 1:45 PM

IX. NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE/BOARD MEETING – Monday, October 10, 2022 @ 12:00 noon – hybrid

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