Agenda: January 23 Board of Directors Meeting

Agenda
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
San Pedro Municipal Building
638 S. Beacon Street, Room 452
Friday, January 23, 2015, 10:00 A.M.

Board Members
Sean Hecht, Chair; Michele Prichard, Vice Chair; Jesse Marquez, Secretary; Dr. Silvia Prieto, Treasurer; Peter Peyton, Director; David Sloane, Director, and Kathleen Woodfield, Director

Legal Counsel
: Michael Jenkins, Jenkins & Hogin LL
HCBF: Mary Silverstein, Executive Director

AGENDA

ITEM A. PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

ITEM B. STAFF PRESENTATIONS & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REMARKS

Staff Report(s)
 Land Use Ad-Hoc Committee update, Ata Khan
Clean Water Act, storm water enforcement, Mary Silverstein

ITEM D. GUEST PRESENTATIONS
South Coast AQMD, Patricia Kwon
Harbor Schools Air Filtration Program
A special presentation providing the status of the $6 million TraPac MOU funded program in the Wilmington and San Pedro area schools, administered by South Coast AQMD.

CONSENT ITEMS

1.  REVIEW AND APPROVE MINUTES OF HCBF BOARD MEETING DATED DECEMBER 12, 2014

RECOMMENDATION
Board resolves to approve the minutes of the HCBF Board meeting dated December 12, 2014

2.  COMMUNITY BENEFIT GRANT AGREEMENT, PILOT ROUND, FIRST AMENDMENT, WINTER
Summary: Women In Non-Traditional Employment Roles, Inc. (“WINTER” or “Grantee”) and Harbor Community Benefit Foundation (“HCBF” or “Foundation”) entered into a Grant Agreement for a Community Benefit Grant, Pilot Round, dated November 15, 2013 and fully executed as of December 12, 2013 (“Agreement”). The Grant Term was for a period of one year, with the 12 month Reporting Period ending December 31, 2014.
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rior to the expiration of the term, WINTER requested 1) an extension of term, reporting requirements, and disbursement scheduled; and 2) a change in the location where services will be provided, as required in the Agreement, Exhibit A: Grant Summary, Program Deliverables. Staff received the executed MOU between WINTER and Toberman Neighborhood Center for the location in San Pedro, confirming adequate space will be available for the remaining duration of the harbor youth education and career-training program. The amount of funding from HCBF towards the project has not changed.

RECOMMENDATION
Board approval, in substantial form, of the First Amendment to the Community Benefit Grant Agreement between WINTER and HCBF to amend and modify the Agreement, to provide for a six-month extension, establish a new grant period end date of June 30, 2015, amend the timing of the reporting, disbursement of the second installment, and approve a change in the location of services, to the Toberman Neighborhood Center in San Pedro.

3. HEALTHY HARBOR GRANT AGREEMENT, ROUND 2, SECOND AMENDMENT, WILMINGTON HEALTH CENTER
Summary: Wilmington Health Center (“WHC” or “Grantee”) and Harbor Community Benefit Foundation (“HCBF” or “Foundation”) entered into a Grant Agreement for a Healthy Harbor Grant, Round 2, dated February 15, 2013 and fully executed as of March 31, 2013 (“Agreement”). The Grant Term was for a period of one year.

Prior to the expiration of the term, WHC requested an extension of term and reporting requirements. The amount of funding from HCBF towards the project has not changed.

RECOMMENDATION
Board approval, in substantial form, of the Second Amendment to the Healthy Harbor Grant Agreement between WHC and HCBF to amend and modify the Agreement, to provide for a six-month extension and establish a new grant period end date of June 30, 2015.

4.  COMMUNITY BENEFIT GRANT AGREEMENT, PILOT ROUND, SECOND AMENDMENT, TAPER TIGER PAWS PTO, INC.
Summary: Taper Tiger Paws, Inc. (“Grantee”) and Harbor Community Benefit Foundation (“HCBF” or “Foundation”) entered into a Grant Agreement for a Community Benefit Grant, Pilot Round, dated November 15, 2013 and fully executed as of December 12, 2013 (“Agreement”). The Grant Term was for a period of one year, effective January 1, 2014, with the 12 month Reporting Period ending December 31, 2014.
Prior to the expiration of the term, Taper Tiger Paws PTO, Inc. requested 1) an extension of term, reporting requirements. The amount of funding from HCBF towards the project has not changed.

RECOMMENDATION
Board approval, in substantial form, of the Second Amendment to the Community Benefit Grant Agreement between Taper Tiger Paws PTO, Inc. and HCBF to amend and modify the Agreement, to provide for a six-month extension and establish a new grant period end date of June 30, 2015.

REGULAR ITEM

5.  HCBF BYLAWS – AMENDMENT TO REMOVE THE OFFICER TERM LIMITS
SUMMARY: The Bylaws, adopted by the HCBF Board on July 1, 2011, establish a maximum 6-year term limit for its Directors, Section 7.3, while service as an officer is limited to 4 consecutive years, Section 9.2. The Board shall discuss and consider an amendment to the Bylaws, to delete the limitation on service as an officer.

RECOMMENDATION
Board shall amend the Bylaws to remove the Officer Term Limits, subject to review and consent of the Board of Harbor Commissioners as set forth in Bylaws Section 15.1 and Operating Agreement Section 5.I.

6.  AD HOC ADVISORY COMMITTEE – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SEARCH
SUMMARY: The founding Executive Director, Mary Silverstein, has announced her plans to depart, relocating to Florida in May 2015.
Board to discuss the Executive Director search process and provide input on the search announcement. Board to form a temporary ad hoc advisory committee to finalize the search announcement, to participate in the interview process, to shortlist potential ED candidates, and make recommendations for a pool of final candidates to be considered by the Board of Directors.

RECOMMENDATION
Board to form a Board ad hoc advisory committee including the Board Chair, Sean Hecht, the Vice-Chair, Michele Prichard and [no more than one additional Board member].

7. MEETING ADJOURNED

Next Meeting:
Friday, February 20, 2015

PUBLIC BOARD MEETINGS:
Public Input: An opportunity for the public to address the Board on Agenda items or other items germane to the business of the Board will be provided before or during consideration of the item.   Members of the public who wish to speak on any item are requested to complete a speaker card for each item they wish to address, and present the completed card(s) to the Staff. A speaker will be limited to (3) minutes to speak on public interest items.

Agendas: Agendas contain a brief description items to be considered. Where Staff recommendations are made, please note that the Board may exercise its discretion to take action on any action item, up to and including final approval.

Quorum: 4 members of the Board constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. Consent items may be approved without discussion.

Regular Meetings: The Board shall meet regularly, typically on a monthly basis (times and locations To Be Determined). Agenda is subject to revision in accordance with the Brown Act. Agendas will be available in hard copy at the meeting.

Harbor Community Benefit Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of disability and, upon request, will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities. Sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, and translation services may be provided. If you require special assistance to participate in this meeting, you must submit your request in writing to the above address at least one week prior to the meeting.

HCBF can be contacted at (310) 997-7116. www.hcbf.org or info@hcbf.org