Cancelled Policy Committee Meeting July 28, 2021

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 28, 2021 has been cancelled.

The next Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.  

Continue to follow Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study on KATS website, www.katsmpo.org for important transportation updates, meetings and other news.

Policy Committee Meeting June 30, 2021

In compliance with the Kalamazoo County State of Emergency Declaration 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, June 30, 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: 811 5630 5604 #
Passcode: 427160

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:

Agenda Items:
-Minutes from May 26, 2021
-FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
-Prioritization Process Application and Instructions
-Citizen Advisory Committee Appointment
-Contributed Services Fiscal Year-to-Date Through May 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 May 26, 2021

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting will be held in-person  on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. in Comstock Township at:

Robert Morris Park Pavilion
8415 E H Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
 
There is no dial-in option. As outlined in the amended Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Directive Gathering and Face Mask Order effective May 15 2021, public meetings under the Open Meetings Act are not subject to outdoor capacity limits. Participants shall conduct self-screening for COVID-19 symptoms before attending the meeting and not attend if symptomatic. Attendees will be required to provide a phone number for contact tracing. Sanitizing protocol will be practiced and masks are required. Please remember to practice social distancing.

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:
 

Agenda Items:
-Minutes from April 28, 2021
-Prioritization Process Application and Instructions

Policy Committee Meeting April 28, 2021

In compliance with the Kalamazoo County State of Emergency Declaration 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, April 28, 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: 819 6474 3426 #
Passcode: 762645

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:
 

Agenda Items:
-Minutes from March 31, 2021
-FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
-Finance and Personnel Subcommittee Report on FY 2022 Salary Adjustments
-FY 2022 Unified Planning Work Program
-Freedom of Information Procedures and Documents

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

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.

CANCELLED Policy Committee Meeting January 27, 2021

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 27, 2021 has been cancelled.

The next Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting is scheduled for Wednesday February 24, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.  

Continue to follow Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study on KATS website, www.katsmpo.org for important transportation updates, meetings and other news.

Remote Policy Committee Meeting December 16, 2020

In compliance with Public Act 228 and temporary suspension of the Open Meetings Act, the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, December 16, 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 November 18, 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 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.