REMOTE KATS Technical Committee Meeting September 10, 2020

Public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act are authorized to continue electronic meeting participation during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic under Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-154.
The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee meeting will be held remotely on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. via this link to Microsoft Teams Video or Conference Call Dial In.

Dial In Number: 1-947-207-1273
Conference ID: 410 015 147 #



Agenda Items

  • Minutes from August 13, 2020
  • Goals and Objectives for Metropolitan Transportation Plan
  • 2050 Travel Demand Model Volume/Capacity Map

REMOTE Policy Committee Meeting August 26, 2020

Public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act are authorized to continue electronic meeting participation during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic under Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-154.

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting will be held remotely on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. via this link to Microsoft Teams Video or Conference Call Dial In. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: August Policy Packet

Dial In Number: 1-947-207-1273
Conference ID: 319 164 294 #

Agenda Items:

-Minutes from June 24, 2020
-FY 2020 – 2023 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
-KATS Auditor Proposals
-Metropolitan Transportation Plan Survey Results
-Draft Goals and Objectives for the Metropolitan Transportation Plan

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.

REMOTE Policy Committee Meeting June 24, 2020

Public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act are authorized to continue electronic meeting participation during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic under Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-75.

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee will be meeting remotely on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. via this link to Microsoft Teams Video or Conference Call Dial-In. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: June Policy Packet

Dial In Number: 1-947-207-1273
Access Code: 332-495-588 #

 

Agenda Items:

  • Minutes from May 27, 2020
  • Southcentral Michigan Planning Council KATS Agreement FY 2021 – 2023
  • Federal Highway Cost Based Amendment Discussion

 

REMOTE KATS Technical Committee Meeting Thursday, June 11, 2020

Public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act are authorized to continue electronic meeting participation during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic under Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-75.

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee meeting will be held remotely on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. via this link to Microsoft Teams Video or Conference Call Dial In.

Dial In Number: 1-947-207-1273
Conference ID: 638 648 874 #

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: June Technical Packet

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from May 14, 2020
  • Federal Highway Administration Cost Based Amendment Proposal
  • KATS Comment Letter on Cost Based Amendment Proposal

REMOTE Policy Committee Meeting May 27, 2020

Public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act are authorized to continue electronic meeting participation during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic under Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-75.

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee will be meeting remotely on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. via this link to Microsoft Teams Video or Conference Call Dial-In. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: May Policy Packet

Dial In Number: 1-947-207-1273
Access Code: 510-655-125 #

 

Agenda Items:

  • Minutes from March 25, 2020
  • KATS Consultation Plan
  • FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • FY 2021 Unified Planning Work Program
  • Michigan Department of Transportation Master Agreement
  • Letter of Support for Western Michigan University
  • Contributed Services Year to Date
  • Federal Highway Cost Based Amendment Discussion

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.

 

REMOTE Technical Committee Meeting May 14, 2020

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee will be meeting REMOTELY on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

Conference Call Dial In
Dial In Number: 1-947-207-1273
Conference ID: 812 186 249 #

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: May Technical Materials

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from March 12, 2020
  • KATS Consultation Plan
  • Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • FY 2021 Unified Planning Work Program
  • FY 20-23 Illustrative Project List
  • Contributed Services Year to Date

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 for April has been Cancelled

Due to the extension of the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order (EO 2020-42), the KATS Policy Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 22, 2020 has been cancelled.

KATS is in the early development stage of the 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) and the Transportation Survey is a crucial part. Please take a few short minutes to take the survey.  Once you take the survey, pass along the link for others to give their input!  The more participants, the more informed decisions KATS staff can make later in the process of the 2050 MTP.   2050 Transportation Survey

The YTD March 2020 Contributed Service Summary is found below for your review. Agency agreements are compared to in-kind contributions KATS received halfway through the fiscal year.  Contributed Service Year-to-Date

Policy Committee Meeting March 25, 2020

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. at Metro, 530 N. Rose Street. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: March Policy Materials

If you prefer not to attend the meeting based on Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order limiting public gatherings, you are not required to be at the meeting in person. Here is the link to the Executive Order that we refer to.
KATS set up the following conference call line for your convenience.
Dial In Number: 1-844-800-6000
Access Code: 680-551-295

Agenda Items:

  • Minutes from February 19, 2020
  • Recommendation for New Executive Director
  • Memorandum of Understanding for Transition of Outgoing Executive Director
  • FY 2020 Unified Planning Work Program Amendment
  • Federal Certification Review
  • Draft Consultation Plan

The following meeting addendum for six local bridge resolutions will be addressed during new business.

March Addendum

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.