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

Policy & Innovation Committee Meeting

Roll Call:  Directors Janda, Onderko, Rohan, Samayoa, Schenirer, Serna, Stallard, Vice‑Chair Buckland, Vice-Chair Kennedy 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. 

Closed Session:

CLOSED SESSION: CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Gov. Code § 54957.6) Agency Designated Representatives: Kirk Trost, Erik Johnson, Matt Carpenter Employee Organization: SACOG Employees Association


  1. Minutes of the December 5, 2016, Meeting (Mr. Johnson)
  2. Revised State Transit Assistance Allocation for Fiscal Year 2016/17 (Ms. Doherty)
  3. Local Transportation Fund Findings of Apportionment for Fiscal Year 2017/18 (Ms. Doherty)
  4. Delegation of Authority to Chief Executive Office (Mr. Trost)
  5. Review and Accept the FY 2015-16 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)  (Ms. Raper)
  6. Memorandum of Understanding with Employees’ Association (Mr. Johnson)
  7. State Advocacy Strategy (Mr. Johnson)
  8. Federal Advocacy Strategy (Mr. Johnson)
  9. Resolution Adopting Paychex Benefit Plan (Mr. Johnson)
  10. State Transit Assistance Allocation for Fiscal Year 2017/18 (Ms. Doherty)


  1. Caltrans Incurred Cost Audit Determination (Mr. Trost)

Receive and File:

  1. Government Relations & Public Affairs Committee Charge
  2. Reports on Contracts Under $60,000

Other Matters:


Next committee meeting:  Monday, March 6, 2017

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.