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Steering Committee Meeting

February 13, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Monday, February 13th, 2023  at 12 noon BOTH via Zoom and tentatively in person at the SBCCOG Office located at 2355 Crenshaw Blvd., Suite 125, Torrance, CA 90501.

We are asking in-person attendees to bring your laptop, tablet or a printed copy of the agenda as we will only have two courtesy copies available.

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, February 13th, 2023 via email to [email protected]. All written comments submitted will become part of the official record.

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.

ACCESSING THE MEETING VIRTUALLY: To receive Zoom meeting credentials in advance of the meeting, register by using the link below:

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



– ACTION: Receive and file



V. CONSENT CALENDAR – action items noted, remainder are receive & file – 12:05 pm
A. Steering Committee January 9, 2023 meeting minutes – attached
– ACTION: Approve

B. Amendment to Civic Well Contract for Civic Spark Fellow – attached 
-ACTION: Recommend Board approval

C. No Cost Data Usage Agreement with SCAG – attached 
– ACTION: Recommend Board approval

D. City Attendance at SBCCOG Meetings – attached 

E. Media Report – attached

F. Opportunities to Serve – 12:10 pm
– South Bay Association of Chambers of Commerce – deadline for interest 1/20/23
– 3 expressions of interest – Eric Alegria, RPV; Lance Giroux, El Segundo; Rodney Tanaka,
– ACTION: Receive further information from the candidates and make a selection
– SCAG Regional Council District #39 and 3 seats on the Metro Service Council are also up for
– Others that are completing 2 years on their outside boards:
– SCAG Community Housing, Economic Development Committee – Frank Zerunyan – RHE 7/13 – due 6/23
– CALCOG – California Association of Councils of Governments – Britt Huff – delegate – apptd 6/17 – expires 6/23
– Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission – Bill Brand – Redondo Beach – delegate –and Alternate Eric Alegria – Rancho Palos Verdes – apptd 1/21 – expire 6/23
– KHHR (Hawthorne Airport) Committee re: Community Impacts – remove?
– Baldwin Hills and Urban Watersheds Conservancy – Katrina Manning, Hawthorne
– Send out an opportunity notice for the expiring positions to outside boards based on SBCCOG policy.
– Remove KHHR as it is narrowly focused.
– Discuss Baldwin Hills and Urban Watersheds Conservancy.

G. Board Meeting Agenda Development – 12:25 pm
– Public Comment – memo attached
– ACTION: Approve new public comment rules for posting on the Board agenda
February – draft attached
– Mid-Year Budget & Report of Finance Committee
– ADU report results
– Bus tour re: Green Line land use issues – Thursday, March 2 from 1 pm to 5 pm starting at the SBCCOG office
– Legislative Meet and Greet – March 10, 8:30 am – 10:00 am
– Special Meeting? Combine Transportation with Steering committee for presentation anddiscussion of Green Line extension EIR
– General Assembly – March 23 – 9 am – 3 pm
– Status of each city’s efforts re: Energy and Climate Recognition Program
– Sheriff Luna – confirmed @ 5:30 pm
– Supervisor Mitchell – she is confirmed – are we ok with this?
– Green Line review/comments re: Draft EIR
– Quarterly Reports
    – Department of Public Health quarterly reports – Lindsey Lastra
    – Area G Update – Brandy Villanueva
– Caltrans District 7 Director – Gloria Roberts – confirmed
– Stephanie Wiggins, Metro CEO – tentatively confirmed
Future meeting possible speakers invited – waiting on responses:
– Mayor Karen Bass, City of Los Angeles
– Supervisor Hahn, Chair of the Board of Supervisors
– Justin Erbacci, LAX General Manager
– Gene Seroka, Port of Los Angeles General Manager

H. Mid-Year Budget – 12:30 pm
– To be sent separately
– ACTION: Provide direction

I. Finance Committee Report – 12:45 pm
– Intention to Raise dues – attached 
– Addition to Financial Policy Procedures from Finance Committee – attached 
– ACTION: Recommend Board approval

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

K. General Assembly Planning Update – 1:00 pm
– Sponsorships
– Logistics

– Audio Visual Services Contract – attached 
– ACTION: Recommend Board approval

– Program
– Please RSVP

L. Request for Legislation in the coming state session – 1:10 pm
– Update at the meeting

M. Local Travel Network – 1:15 pm
– Update at the meeting

N. South Bay Fiber Network – 1:20 pm
– Update – March Steering Comm to approve contractor for LATA grant

– SBFN Work Order #6 – attached 
– ACTION: Recommend Board approval

O. SCAG REAP 1.0 and 2.0 Update – 1:25 pm
– REAP 1.0 projects – ADU, Commercial Redevelopment, Housing Education
– REAP 2.0 projects pending – earmark of $585,856, formal applications due in March – Anticipating funding to be available by June 2023.
– Housing Trust Fund formation steps
– Implementation of Commercial Redevelopment into Housing using Other to Residential Toolkit
– Metro REAP 2.0 project funds – applied for Three Mobility Projects to Support Neighborhood Oriented Development and Sustainable Housing in the South Bay
– Educational support for Micro-Mobility and the Local Travel Network implementation
– Feasibility Study for the Siting and Development of 4 Neighborhood Mobility Hub Pilot Projects in Disadvantaged Communities in the South Bay
– State of Micro-Mobility and Housing Study in the South Bay – data collection and evaluation

P. Update on South Bay Environmental Services Center Activities – attached – 1:30 pm 
– Potential Grants being pursued
– So. Cal. Gas Company Regional Ambassador Program – application submitted 12/29/22

Q. Homeless Services report – 1:35 pm
– Client Aid status of disbursements – attached 
– Updates re:
– County Governance changes and new funding
– Homeless Count

R. Update on Senior Services – 1:45 pm


IX. NEXT STEERING COMMITTEE – Monday, March 13, 2023 @ 12:00 noon – in person
AB 2449, a quorum must be in person. Participating virtually is possible under certain circumstances for just cause (up to 2 times per year) or for emergency circumstances (no more than 3 consecutive months or 20% of meetings per year).

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