Government Relations & Public Affairs Committee
SACOG Rivers Rooms, 1415 L Street, Suite 300, Sacramento, CA

Policy & Innovation Committee Meeting

Roll Call:  Directors Buckland, Butler, Flores, Frerichs, Samayoa, Serna, Wheeler, Vice‑Chair Miklos, Vice‑Chair Stallard and Chair Schenirer.                                                                       

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. Minutes of the May 9, 2016, Meeting (Mr. Johnson)
  2. Federal Policy Services Contract (Mr. Johnson)
  3. Reporting and Paying the Value of Employer Paid Member Contributions for FY 2016/17 (Ms. Niccum)
  4. Request for Qualifications for Consultant Services Related to Natural Resources Issues (Mr. Shabazian)
  5. TransitCenter Grant Applications (Mr. McKeever)
  6. Request for Proposals for Transit Marketing & Station Activation Services (Ms. Hernández)
  7. Governor’s Affordable Housing Funding and Streamlined Approvals Proposals (Mr. McKeever)
    1. Handout


  1. Caltrans Incurred Cost Audit (Mr. Trost)
  2. Final Transportation Demand Management Strategic Plan (Ms. Bradbury)

Receive and File:

  1. Inter-Regional Study of MTP/SCS in Cooperation with the MTC, SJCOG and the RAND Corporation
    1. Handout Meeting California’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals Under Wide-Ranging Transportation, Technology, Economic, and Land Use Scenarios
  2. State Advocacy Update
  3. Federal Advocacy Update

Closed Session:

        13.   CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Gov. Code § 54957.6) Agency Designated Representatives: Kirk Trost, Erik Johnson, Tim Yeung Employee Organization: SACOG Employees Association

Other Matters:


Prepared by:
Mike McKeever
Chief Executive Officer      

Approved by:
Jay Schenirer

Next committee meeting:  Monday, August 8, 2016

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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