Government Relations & Public Affairs Committee
SACOG Board Room, 1415 L Street, Suite 300, Sacramento, CA

Policy & Innovation Committee Meeting

Note: Time durations are estimates only.

Roll Call:  Directors Clerici, Douglass, Kennedy, Miklos, Rohan, Samayoa, Stallard, Vice Chair Buckland, and Chair Frerichs 

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. 

Closed Session:

  1. Conference with Real Property Negotiators [Government Code Section 54956.8]

Properties:  1415 L Street, Sacramento, CA; 660 J Street, Sacramento, CA; 730 I Street, Sacramento, CA; 980 9th Street, Sacramento, CA

Agency Negotiators:  James Corless, Erik Johnson

Under Negotiation:  Price and terms of payment

(Erik Johnson) (Est. time: 10 minutes)


  1. Approve Minutes of the August 27, 2018, Committee Meeting (Est. time: 0 minutes)
  2. Approve Pricing Amendment for Joint HR Services (Est. time: 0 minutes)


  1. Proposed Changes to Senior Staff Positions, Structure and Salary Schedule (James Corless) (Est. time: 5 minutes)
  2. Approve SACOG Accounting Policies (Loretta Su) (Est. time: 5 minutes)
  3. SACOG Board of Directors and Committee Meeting Schedule for 2019 (Lanette Espinoza) (Est. time: 5 minutes)


  1. Civic Lab Year One Update (Raef Porter) (Est. time: 5 minutes)
  2. 2020 Metropolitan Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy: Preliminary Revenue Assumptions (Clint Holtzen) (Est. time: 20 minutes)
  3. 2020 Metropolitan Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy: Public Workshop Results (Adrienne Moretz) (Est. time: 10 minutes)
  4. State Advocacy Update (Christina Lokke) (Est. time: 10 minutes)
  5. Federal Advocacy Update (Christina Lokke) (Est. time: 5 minutes)     

Other Matters


Next committee meeting:  Monday, November 5, 2018

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.

This agenda and attachments are available on SACOG’s website at SACOG is accessible to the disabled. As required by Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Federal Rules and Regulations adopted in implementation thereof, a person who requires a modification or accommodation, auxiliary aids or services in order to participate in a public meeting, including receiving this agenda and attachments in an alternative format, should contact SACOG by phone at 916-321-9000, e-mail ( or in person as soon as possible and preferably at least 72 hours prior to the meeting. Parking is available at 15th and K Streets.