Technical Committee Meeting April 8, 2021

Public bodies subject to the Michigan Open Meetings Act are authorized to continue remote meeting participation and voting in accordance with the Kalamazoo County State of Emergency Declaration below.

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee meeting will be held virtually on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. via this link to Zoom Video Conferencing or Conference Call Dial In.

Dial In Number: 1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 843 2686 6937 #
Passcode: 248617

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from March 11, 2021
  • FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • FY 2022 Unified Planning Work Program Draft
  • Resolutions of Support for FY 2024 Local Bridge Program Applications from the City of Kalamazoo
  • KATS Technical Committee Meeting Attendance Fiscal Year-to-Date March 31, 2021

    Public notice of public involvement activities, meetings 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.



Policy Committee Meeting March 31, 2021

Public bodies subject to the Michigan Open Meetings Act are authorized to continue remote meeting participation and voting in accordance with the Kalamazoo County State of Emergency Declaration below.

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. via this link to Zoom Video Conferencing or Conference Call Dial In.

Dial In Number: 1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 895 3371 8967 #
Passcode: 642853

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:


Agenda Items:
-Minutes from February 24, 2021
-Resolutions of Support for FY 2024 Local Bridge Program Applications from the Road Commission of Kalamazoo County
-FY 2021 Unified Planning Work Program Amendment
-Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Procedures and Documents
-Contributed Services FYTD February 2021

Small Urban Task Force Meetings

In accordance with the Kalamazoo County State of Emergency Declaration permitting continued remote participation by parties subject to the Michigan Open Meetings Act, Small Urban Task Forces in Region 3 and the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS) will be holding meetings hosted by KATS via a Microsoft Teams as shown below.  The purpose of the meetings is to allow local officials and interested citizens to provide input into the allocation of state and federal funds for use on eligible rural routes and transit systems in the respective urbanized areas for fiscal years 2021 – 2024.

Persons wishing to participate in any of the meetings may do so at the dates and times listed using the appropriate link or dial-in phone information as follows:

Albion Small Urban Task Force Meeting:  10:00 a.m.  April 19, 2021
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Call in Number:  1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 
350 966 3#

Coldwater-Quincy Small Urban Task Force Meeting:  10:00 a.m. April 20, 2021
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Call in Number:  1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 
 222 147 151#

Marshall Small Urban Task Force Meeting:  10:00 a.m. April 13, 2021
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Call in Number:  1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 
 625 370 177#

Paw Paw – Lawton Small Urban Task Force Meeting:  10:00 a.m. April 21, 2021
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Call in Number:  1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 
 193 890 303#

Sturgis Small Urban Task Force Meeting:  10:00 a.m. April 15, 2021
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Call in Number:  1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 
 422 912 231#

Three Rivers Small Urban Task Force Meeting:  10:00 a.m. April 14, 2021
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Call in Number:  1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 
 671 828 638#

Persons having difficulty connecting to the meeting may contact Fred Nagler:  fnagler@katsmpo.org

Questions regarding this meeting and rural federal aid projects can be directed to the appropriate agency or the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, Region 3 transportation administrators representing the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council, (269) 343-0766 or fnagler@katsmpo.org.

Meeting agenda and materials will be posted to the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council website’s Transportation page:  http://www.smpcregion3.org

Rural Task Force #3 Meeting Announcement

In accordance with the Kalamazoo County State of Emergency Declaration permitting continued remote participation by parties subject to the Michigan Open Meetings Act, the Rural Task Force #3 will be holding a meeting hosted by the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study via a Microsoft Teams on Wednesday April 7, 2021 at 10:00 a.m..  The purpose of the meeting is to allow local officials and interested citizens to provide input into the allocation of state and federal funds for use on eligible rural routes and transit systems in Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Kalamazoo and St. Joseph Counties for fiscal years 2021 – 2023.

Persons wishing to participate in the meeting may do so using the following link or dial-in phone information:

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Call in Number:  1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 
969 521 056# 

Persons having difficulty connecting to the meeting may contact Fred Nagler:  fnagler@katsmpo.org

Questions regarding this meeting and rural federal aid projects can be directed to the appropriate agency or the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, Region 3 transportation administrators representing the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council, (269) 343-0766 or fnagler@katsmpo.org.

Meeting agenda and materials will be posted to the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council website’s Transportation page:  http://www.smpcregion3.org

Technical Committee Meeting March 11, 2021

Public bodies subject to the Michigan Open Meetings Act are authorized to continue remote meeting participation and voting in accordance with Michigan Public Act 254 and the Kalamazoo County State of Emergency Declaration. The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee meeting will be held virtually on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at  9:30 a.m. via this link to Zoom Video Conferencing or Conference Call Dial In. 

Dial In Number: 1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 837 7688 2045
Passcode: 188235

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:
  

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from February 11, 2021
  • Draft FY 2022 Unified Planning Work Program
  • Fiscal Year-to-Date January 2021 Contributed Services

Rural Task Force #3 Meeting

In accordance with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ Emergency Order limiting indoor meeting sizes and legislation enacted by the State of Michigan legislature and signed by Governor Whitmer permitting virtual public meetings, the Rural Task Force #3 will be holding a meeting via a Microsoft Teams on Friday March 5, 2021 at 10:00 a.m..  The purpose of the meeting is to allow local officials and interested citizens to provide input into the allocation of state and federal funds for use on eligible rural routes and transit systems in Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Kalamazoo and St. Joseph Counties for fiscal years 2021 – 2023.

Persons wishing to participate in the meeting may do so using the following link or dial-in phone information:

Click to Enter Meeting

Call in Number:  1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 
523 074 256#

Persons having difficulty connecting to the meeting may contact Fred Nagler:  fnagler@katsmpo.org

Questions regarding this meeting and rural federal aid projects can be directed to the appropriate agency or the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, Region 3 transportation administrators representing the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council, (269) 343-0766 or fnagler@katsmpo.org.

Meeting agenda and materials will be posted to the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council website’s Transportation page:  http://www.smpcregion3.org

Policy Committee Meeting February 24, 2021

In compliance with Michigan Public Act 254 allowing public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act to meet electronically, the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. via this link to Zoom Video Conferencing or Conference Call Dial In. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link:

Dial In Number: 1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 834 3281 2226 #
Passcode: 422271


Agenda Items:
-Minutes from December 16, 2020
-FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
-Transit Safety Plan and Safety Targets
-Bridge Condition Targets
-FY 2020 Audit Presentation and Report
-Contributed Services FYTD January 2021

Public notice of public involvement activities, meetings 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 February 11, 2021

In compliance with Michigan Public Act 254 of 2020 allowing public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act to meet electronically, the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee meeting will be held virtually on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at the new start time of 9:30 a.m. via this link to Zoom Video Conferencing or Conference Call Dial In.

Dial In Number: 1-312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 825 3374 3224
Passcode: 684135

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from December 3, 2020
  • FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • Transit Safety Plan and Safety Targets
  • Bridge Condition Targets

    Public notice of public involvement activities, meetings 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.