Technical Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee will be held on Thursday, August 10, at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: Meeting Materials

Policy Committee Meeting

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: Meeting Materials for 7-26-2017.

Proposed Transportation Improvement Program Amendments

Proposed amendments to the FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) are available to review. Comments may be submitted by emailing: sstepek@katsmpo.org or mail to the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, 5220 Lovers Ln, Suite 110, Portage, MI 49002. Deadline to submit comments will be July 25, 2017.  Comments may also be made at the July 26, 2017 Policy Committee to be held at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street.  The Proposed Amendments are available at the following link: FY 17-20 TIP July Proposed Amendment

Public notice of public involvement activities and time established for public review and comments on the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) will satisfy the Program of Projects (POP) requirements for the following grantees: The Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority, the Central County Transportation Authority and Van Buren Public Transit.

Technical Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee will be held on Thursday, July 13, at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: Meeting Materials

Responses to RFP Questions

 FY 2017-2019 Auditing Services
Responses to RFP Questions/Requests for Clarification

Are your current auditors included in the RFP process?

Yes.

What other firms are included in the RFP process?

KATS sent the RFP directly to the following firms:

    1. Abraham and Gaffney, P.C.
    2. Gardner Provenzano Thomas & Luplow, P.C.
    3. Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants
    4. BDO
    5. Gabridge & Company

The RFP was also posted on the Michigan Department of Transportation Contract Opportunities webpage and KATS website.

Are you currently satisfied with your current auditors?

Yes.

Why are you going out for bid?

KATS last contract for Audit Services ended with the FY 2015-2016 audit. KATS issues a Request for Proposals prior to entering any new contract for goods and services.

Did KATS have any audit adjustments in FY 2016?

No.

Have there been any historical issues meeting the mid-January issuance deadline?

No.

June Policy Committee Meeting Canceled

Due to a lack of action items, the June 28, 2017 KATS Policy Committee meeting has been cancelled. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street.

Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS) Citizen Advisory Committee
will be meeting on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at Kalamazoo Metro
Transit, 530 N. Rose Street. Meeting materials may be found at the following link: Meeting Materials June 28, 2017