Government Relations & Public Affairs Committee Meeting

Policy & Innovation Committee Meeting

SACOG Rivers Rooms, 1415 L Street, Suite 300, Sacramento, CA

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


  1. Minutes of the November 16, 2015, Meeting (Mr. Johnson)
  2. Approve Local Transportation Fund Findings of Apportionment for Fiscal Year 2016/17 (Mr. Zepeda)
  3. State Transit Assistance Allocation for Fiscal Year 2016/17 (Mr. Zepeda)


  1. 2016 Metropolitan Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy Update: Environmental Impact Report (Ms. Lizon)
  2. 2016 Metropolitan Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (Ms. Lizon)
    1. BIA Letter
  3. Joint Planning Services Initiative (Mr. Chew/Mr. Peterson)
  4. State Advocacy Update (Mr. Johnson)

Receive and File:

  1. Federal Advocacy Update
  2. Report on Contracts Under $60,000
  3. Cap-to-Cap 2016
  4. Government Relations & Public Affairs Committee Charge
  5. SACOG Website Redesign Preview

Other Matters:


Complete Agenda

Prepared by:
Mike McKeever
Chief Executive Officer

Approved by:
Jay Schenirer

Next committee meeting: March 7, 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.

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.