Government Relations and Public Affairs Committee Meeting

Policy & Innovation Committee Meeting

Roll Call: Directors Allard, Ashby, Hanley, Hill, Knight, Serna, Stallard, Vice Chair Saylor, and Chair Miklos

Public Communications: Any person wishing to address the Committee on any item not on the agenda may do so at this time. After ten minutes of testimony, any additional testimony will be heard following the action items.

  1. PDF Minutes of September 10, 2012 Meeting ‡
  2. PDF Amendment to Salary Plan (Mr. Trost)‡
  3. PDF Limiting Health FSA Salary Reductions to $2,500 (Mr. Trost)‡
  4. PDF Fiscal Year 2012-13 Overall Work Program Amendment #3 (Mr. Ghiorso)‡
  5. PDF Accounting Software Replacement Purchase Delegation (Mr. Ghiorso)‡
  6. PDF Required Communication with Auditors—Statement on Auditing Standards No. 114 (Mr. Ghiorso)
  7. PDF State Advocacy Update (Mr. Johnson)
  8. PDF Federal Advocacy Update (Mr. Johnson)
  9. PDF Shared Services & New Initiatives Task Force Update (Ms. Sloan)
    1. PDF Shared Services & New Initiatives: General Plan Technical Support
    2. PDF Shared Services & New Initiatives: Compensation Survey
    3. PDF Shared Services & New Initiatives: Regional Advocacy
    4. PDF Shared Services & New Initiatives: Pooled Purchasing and Pooled Risk
    5. PDF Shared Services & New Initiatives: Information Technology and Web Support
    6. PDF Shared Services & New Initiatives: Regional Grant Writer
    7. PDF Shared Services & New Initiatives: Travel Demand Model Forecasting and Analysis Services
    8. PDF Shared Services & New Initiatives: Linking Local and Regional Plans to Support Economic Development
    9. PDF Handout: MPO and Council of Governments Models
  10. PDF 2012 SACOG Salutes Awards (Ms. Hernandez)
  11. Other Matters
  12. Adjournment

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‡ - Indicates Action

Prepared by:
Mike McKeever
Chief Executive Officer

Approved by:
Steve Miklos

The Policy & Innovation Committee may take up any agenda item at any time, regardless of the order listed. Public comment will be taken on the item at the time that it is taken up by the committee. We ask that members of the public complete a request to speak form, submit it to the clerk of the committee, and keep their remarks brief. If several persons wish to address the committee on a single item, the chair may impose a time limit on individual remarks at the beginning of the discussion. Action may be taken on any item on this agenda.

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