Government Relations and Public Affairs Committee Meeting

Policy & Innovation Committee Meeting

Roll Call: Directors Buckland, Davis, Hanley, Samayoa, Stallard, Wheeler, Yuill, Vice ChairsAshby and Serna, 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 the August 11, 2014, Meeting ‡
  2. PDF Overall Work Program Amendment #1 (Mr. Trost)‡
  3. PDF SACOG Salutes Awards Program (Ms. Hernández)‡
  4. PDF Update on U.S. Department of Transportation Requirement for Transit Representation in Metropolitan Planning Organization Structure (Mr. Trost)‡
  5. PDF Required Communication with Auditors - Statement on Auditing Standards No. 114 (Mr. Trost)
  6. Metropolitan Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy Update
    1. PDF Trends in Demographics and Housing Demand (Mr. Chew)
    2. PDF Outreach Update (Ms. Hernández)
  7. PDF Six-County Regional Active Transportation Program Funding Recommendations (Ms. DeVere-Oki)
  8. PDF Metro Chamber Study Mission (Ms. Sloan)
  9. PDF Regional Air Quality Planning Update (Ms. DeVere-Oki/Mr. Larry Greene, SMAQMD)
  10. PDF Cap and Trade Update (Mr. McKeever)
  11. PDF State Advocacy Update (Mr. Johnson)
  12. PDF State and Federal Transportation Funding Update (Mr. Johnson)
  13. PDF Amendment to Contract with URS for Downtown/Riverfront Transit Study (Mr. Trost)
  14. Other Matters
  15. Adjournment

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‡ - Indicates Action

Next committee meeting: Monday, October 6, 2014

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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