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 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 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.

 

Technical Committee Meeting March 12, 2020

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee will be meeting on Thursday, March 12, 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 Technical Packet

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from February 13, 2020
  • Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • KATS Consultation 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.

Policy Committee Meeting February 19, 2020

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, February 19, 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: February Policy Committee Materials

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from January 29, 2020
  • Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • KATS Title VI Plan
  • Fiscal Year 2019 Audit Presentation and Report

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.

Technical Committee Meeting February 13, 2020

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee will be meeting on Thursday, February 13, 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: Technical Committee Materials – February 13, 2020

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from January 9, 2020
  • Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • KATS Title VI 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.

Proposed 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 by mail to the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, 5220 Lovers Ln, Suite 110, Portage, MI 49002. Deadline to submit comments will be April 24, 2019. Comments may also be made at the April 24, 2019 Policy Committee Meeting to be held at 9:00 a.m. at Metro, 530 N. Rose Street.  The proposed amendments are available at the following link: April TIP Amendment Handout-New 4-22-19.

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.

Technical Committee Meeting

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee will be meeting on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at Metro, 530 N. Rose Street. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: April Meeting Materials.

The Draft FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program is available for public review and comments.

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.

Open House for the FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program

KATS will be hosting an open house for the FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (full draft document) and the State Long Range Transportation Plan on April 11, 2019.  Details regarding this open house are found below.

All public meetings held by the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study are required to be accessible to persons with disabilities under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Accommodations are available upon request to persons with disabilities who require alternately formatted materials or auxiliary aids to ensure effective communication and access to public meetings or programs. For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please contact Jon Start at 269-343-0766 or jrstart@katsmpo.org. Providing at least 7 days advance notice will help to ensure availability.

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.

Policy Committee Meeting

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 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 Meeting Materials

The complete Draft Project Listing 20-23 TIP is available online.

Access to the full Air Quality Conformity Analysis for Kalamazoo Battle Creek Conformity Area is available online.

Public notice of public involvement activities and meetings 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.