June 2017 Newsletter

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study June 2017 Newsletter is now available at the following link: June 2017 Newsletter

Request for Proposals

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS) is soliciting proposals for:
Project Name: FY 2017-2019 Auditing Services

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS) will be accepting sealed bids for auditing services until 12:00 noon on Monday, July 14, 2017. Bids should be clearly marked “FY 2017-2019 Auditing Services” and submitted to the office of the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, 5220 Lovers Lane, Suite 110, Portage, MI 49002. Facsimile Proposals Will Not Be Accepted.

RFP ISSUE DATE: June 2, 2017   Number of Copies Required: 5 (1 unbound)

MAILING ADDRESS & INSTRUCTIONS

Mail to:

Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study
Monica Zehner, Office Manager
5220 Lovers Lane, Suite 110
Portage, MI 49002

Deadline for submittal of questions and/or requests for clarification: June 19, 2017
Response to questions and/or requests for clarification: June 26, 2017
Closing date for proposal submission: Noon on July 14, 2017 

For more information please refer to the complete RFP: RFP FY 2017-2019 Auditing Services

 

June Technical Committee Meeting Cancelled

Due to a lack of action items, the June 8 meeting of KATS Technical Committee has been cancelled. The next meeting will be held on July 13 at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street.

Policy Committee Meeting

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS) Policy Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, May 31, 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 May 2017

Hastings Small Urban Task Force

A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. for the purpose of allowing local officials and interested citizens to propose and comment on a possible amendment to projects utilizing Federal Aid funds within the Small Urban boundary of the City of Hastings for Fiscal Year 2017.  The meeting will be held at the Barry County Road Commission:

1725 West M-43, Hastings, MI  49058

In Michigan, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) distributes Federal Aid money to local agencies.  Small Urban Task Forces prioritize the use of Federal Aid on projects for roads and transit within the urban areas with populations of 5,000 to 50,000.

Questions regarding this meeting can be directed to the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, representing the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council, at (269) 343-0766 or through email at info@katsmpo.org.  Additional information for this meeting may be found at www.smpcregion3.org/transportation.

Technical Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee will be held on Thursday, May 11, 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

FY 17-20 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 May 30, 2017.  The Proposed Amendments are available at the following link: FY 17-20 Transportation Improvement Program May 2017 Amendments.

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.