Remote Technical Committee Meeting December 3, 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 Technical Committee meeting will be held remotely on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. via this link to Zoom Video Conferencing or Conference Call Dial In.

Dial In Number: 1-312-626-6799
Conference ID: 421 874 8274 #
Passcode: 187240

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from November 5, 2020
  • FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • 2015-2019 KATS Safety Information

    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 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 Technical Committee Meeting October 8, 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 2020-186.

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee meeting will be held remotely on Thursday, October 8, 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: 566 694 476 #

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:



Agenda Items

  • Minutes from September 10, 2020
  • FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • Goals and Objectives for Metropolitan Transportation Plan
  • FY 21 Transportation Improvement Program Amendment Schedule

    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 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 KATS Technical Committee Meeting August 13, 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, August 13, 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: 441 454 949 #

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

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from June 11, 2020
  • FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • Metropolitan Transportation Plan Survey Results
  • Goals and Objectives for 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 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.

UPDATE: Policy Committee Meeting is Call-in Only

Due to circumstances surrounding COVID-19, the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 will be call-in only.  KATS set up the following conference call line for your convenience.

Dial In Number: 1-844-800-6000
Access Code: 680-551-295
Meeting begins at 9:00 a.m.

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: March Policy Materials

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.

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.