Current Governing Board Agenda

 Agenda and Notice of the Special Meeting of the SGVCOG Governing Board

October 24, 2019 - 5:30 PM

Foothill Transit Office

100 S. Vincent Avenue, Suite 200, West Covina, CA 91790


Preliminary Business - 5 Minutes
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Roll Call
4. Public Comment (If necessary, the President may place reasonable time limits on all comments)
5. Changes to Agenda Order: Identify emergency items arising after agenda posting and requiring action prior to next regular meeting
Presentation - 25 Minutes
6. Update on Stormwater Litigation: Travis Van Ligten, Associate, Rutan & Tucker
    Recommended Action: For information only. 

Liaison Reports - 10 Minutes 

7. Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority 

8. Foothill Transit 

9. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority 

10. San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy 

11. San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District 

12. Southern California Association of Governments

13. League of California Cities

14. San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership 

15. South Coast Air Quality Management District

President's Report - 5 Minutes 

Executive Director's Report - 5 Minutes 

General Counsel's Report - 5 Minutes 

Committee Reports - 10 Minutes 

16. Transportation Committee

17. Homelessness Committee

18. Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Committee

19. Water Committee

20. Capital Projects and Construction Committee

Consent Calendar - 5 Minutes 

21. Governing Board Meeting Minutes

      Recommended Action: Adopt Governing Board minutes. 

22. Monthly Cash Disbursements/Balances/Transfers

      Recommended Action: Approve Monthly Cash Disbursements/Balances/Transfers. 

23. Committee/TAC/Governing Board Attendance

      Recommended Action: Receive and file. 

24. Revised ACE Project Budget Estimates

      Recommended Action: Adopt Resolution 19-47 approving the revised cost estimate for the ACE Project to $1.8 billion.

25. 4th Quarter Financial Report/Treasurer's Report

      Recommended Action: Receive and file.

26. Contract with SoCalGas

      Recommended Action: Authorize the Executive Director to execute a contract with SoCalGas (SCG) to extend the San Gabriel        Valley Energy Wise Partnership (SGVEWP) through December 31, 2020. 

27. Committee/TAC/Partnership Agency Appointments

      Recommended Action: Appoint the following members to standing SGVCOG Policy Committees, Technical Advisory                        Committees, and other partnership agency appointments: 

​      - Public Works TAC: City of Baldwin Park

      - Metro Service Sector: Ben Wong, non-elected

      - Metro TAC: Frank A. Lopez (Monterey Park), Alternate

      - Metro TAC Streets and Freeways Subcommittee: Robert Delgadillo (Azusa), Delegate

28. State Homeless Funding and Measure H Innovation Funding Programming Recommendations

      Recommended Actions: 

      1. Approve the recommended use of State Homeless Funds and Measure H Innovation Funds across the following                              programming categories, for submittal to the State and the County: 

      2. Pending approval from oversight agencies (State and County), authorize SGVCOG staff to directly administer $2,333,438 in            funding to implement the following programs on a regional level: 

          - Regional Housing Trust ($1,550,000),

          - Cities' homeless plans sub-regional activities ($200,000); and 

          - Other regional work (including collaboration, advocacy, nonprofit capacity building, regional data projects and targeting                    messaging campaigns, technical assistance) ($400,000). 

      3. Pending approval from oversight agencies (State and County), authorize staff to coordinate with the cities to develop a                    strategy (e.g. competitive or formula) to allocate $4,833,438 in funding to cities for the following programs: 

          - Cities' homeless plans (implementation) ($3,100,000); 

          - Cities' homeless plans (development) ($50,000); 

          - Landlord education/outreach and rental support ($400,000); 

          - Homeless prevention and diversion ($450,000); 

          - Pilot programs ($300,000) and 

          - Master leasing ($350,000). 

      4. Authorize staff to allocate up to $366,876 (5%) to be used for administrative costs split across admin lead and contracting                agencies. 

      5. Authorize staff to undertake any associated procurements necessary to implement the programs described above. 

29. Regional Housing Trust Fund Setup

      Recommended Action: Adopt Resolution 19-44 updating committee meeting times and locations. 

30. Cancel December Meeting

      Recommended Action: Adopt Resolution 19-48, taking the following actions: 1) Cancel the SGVCOG December 2019                      Governing Board meeting and 2) Authorize the President, in consultation with the other officers, to act on the Governing                  Board’s behalf by undertaking all actions that are necessary for the proper administration and operation of the SGVCOG and          that cannot be delayed until the next Regular Meeting of the Governing Board.


Presentation - 25 Minutes

31. 2019 State & Federal Legislative Accomplishments: Tim Egan, SGVCOG Legislative Consultant, Capital Representation                  Group; Paul Hubler, Director of Government and Community Relations, SGVCOG

      Recommended Action: For information only. 

Closed Session - 10 Minutes

32. Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation

      Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) (one potential case).

      Recommended Action: Discuss and provide direction.


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