Remote Policy Committee Meeting November 18, 2020

Following the Michigan Supreme Court decision on October 2, 2020 that invalidated COVID-19 related executive orders, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued an Emergency Order on October 5, 2020 under MCL 333.2253 restricting indoor gathering sizes to 20 percent of capacity. Michigan legislature Senate Bill 1108 passed the Senate on October 12,2020, the House of Representatives on October 13, 2020, and Governor Whitmer on October 16, 2020 permitting virtual public meetings. In accordance with these rulings and required parameters, public bodies subject to the Michigan Open Meetings Act are authorized to continue remote meeting participation and voting during the continuing COVID-19 global pandemic.

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting will be held remotely on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 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: 421 874 8274 #
Passcode: 187240

Agenda Items:
-Minutes from October 28, 2020
-Reaffirmation of the KATS 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan
-2021 Safety Transportation Performance Measures
-2021 Policy Committee Meeting Schedule
-FY 2020 Audit Engagement Letter

Remote Policy Committee Meeting October 28, 2020

Following the Michigan Supreme Court decision on October 2, 2020 that invalidated COVID-19 related executive orders, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued an Emergency Order on October 5, 2020 under MCL 333.2253 restricting indoor gathering sizes to 20 percent of capacity. Michigan legislature Senate Bill 1108 passed the Senate on October 12,2020, the House of Representatives on October 13, 2020, and Governor Whitmer on October 16, 2020 permitting virtual public meetings. In accordance with these rulings and required parameters, public bodies subject to the Michigan Open Meetings Act are authorized to continue remote meeting participation and voting during the continuing COVID-19 global pandemic.

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting will be held remotely on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 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 0742 4669 #
Passcode: 272435  

Agenda Items:
-Minutes from September 30, 2020
-FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
-Goals and Objectives for the Metropolitan Transportation Plan
-FY 21 Transportation Improvement Program Amendment Schedule
-FY 20 Contributed Services by Agency 

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 September 30, 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 along with the extension of Michigan’s State of Emergency via Executive Order 2020-177.

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting will be held remotely on Wednesday, September 30, 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: September Policy Packet

Dial In Number: 1-947-207-1273
Conference ID: 710 748 72 #

Agenda Items:
-Minutes from August 26, 2020
-Draft Goals and Objectives for the Metropolitan Transportation Plan

The Michigan Department of Transportation Project Presentation can be found here.

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 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.