Policy & Innovation Committee

Policy & Innovation Committee Meeting

SACOG Board Room, 1415 L Street, Suite 300, Sacramento, CA 95814 & Remote

Consistent with California Government Code Section 54953 and Assembly Bill 361, a meeting of the Policy & Innovation Committee will be held online and in person.

Attend, watch or listen
• The public can attend meetings at SACOG’s offices
• Watch the meeting live at https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88545558831 Webinar ID: 885 4555 8831
• Listen by phone 1-888-475-4499, Meeting ID: 885 4555 8831

Provide public comment – comments will be taken on the item at the time it is taken up by the committee
In-person
Public comment may be made in person at SACOG’s offices. You will have 3:00 minutes to speak.  Please complete a speaker form and provide it to the clerk.
During the meeting by Zoom or phone:  
By Zoom:  tap on your name on the attendee list and then tap “Raise Hand”.  The clerk will call you by name when it is your turn to comment.  You will have 3:00 minutes to address the committee/board.  By phone:  press *9.  The clerk will call you by name or by phone number when it is your turn to comment.  You will have 3:00 minutes to speak.
Written comments
May be submitted via email to the clerk at rtadevich@sacog.org. Comments requested to be read at the meeting will be limited to 250 words.  Comments requested to be distributed to the committee/board members will be shared with members if they are received at least one hour prior to the meeting.  Otherwise they will be shared after the meeting.    

Agenda Timing:  Time durations are estimates only.  Action may be taken on any item on this agenda.  The committee may take up any agenda item at any time, regardless of the order listed.

Accessibility and Title VI:  SACOG provides access to all agenda and meeting materials online at www.sacog.org/agendas-0.   Additionally, interested persons can sign up for email notifications at https://www.sacog.org/pod/sign-notifications.  If you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, please contact the Clerk to the Board (lespinoza@sacog.org) or by phone at (916) 340-6236.  SACOG also provides services/accommodations upon request to persons who are limited-English proficient who wish to address agency matters.  For accommodations or translations assistance, please call 916.321.9000, or for TDD/TTY dial 711, or email at contact@sacog.org. We require three working days’ notice to accommodate your request.

La SACOG puede proveer asistencia/facilitar la comunicación a las personas y los individuos con conocimiento limitado del inglés quienes quieran dirigirse a la agencia. Para solicitar asistencia, por favor llame al número 916.321.9000 o para TDD/TTY llame al numero 711, o email a contact@sacog.org. Requerimos que solicite asistencia con tres días hábiles de anticipación para poderle proveer asistencia.

Message from the Clerk:  In compliance with California Government Code Section 54952.3, the Clerk hereby announces that the compensation for legislative body members attending the following simultaneous or serial meetings is: Board of Directors $100; Transportation Committee $100; Land Use & Natural Resources Committee $100; Policy & Innovation Committee $100, Strategic Planning Committee $100, Race, Equity and Inclusion Working Group $100.  Compensation rates for these meetings are set pursuant to the Rules for the Sacramento Area Council of Governments adopted in July 2005.
 

Pledge of Allegiance
 

 

Roll Call: Directors Bernasconi, Burruss, Frerichs, Stallard, Vice Chair Middleton, Vice Chair Thomas, and Chair Kozlowski

 

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.

 

Consent:

1. 

Remote Committee Meetings (Est. Time: 0 minutes)

Expiration of Executive Order No. N-25-20 and passage of Assembly Bill 361.

2. 

Approve Minutes of the August 29, 2022, Committee Meeting (Est. Time: 0 Minutes)

A written record of the minutes of the August 29, 2022, meeting.

3. 

Authorize Request for Proposals for Big Data (Est. Time: 0 minutes)

Staff is seeking authorization to release a Request for Proposals (RFP) to purchase big data to support its Overall Work Program and the 2024 Blueprint development.

Action:

4. 

Approve 2023 SACOG Meeting Schedule (Lanette Espinoza) (Est. Time: 5 minutes)

Approval of the 2023 meeting schedule

 

5. 

Approve Amendment #2 to the Budget and Overall Work Program for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 (Loretta Su) (Est. Time: 10 minutes)

Approval of Amendment #2 to the Budget and Overall Work Program (Budget/OWP) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023

 

6. 

Award Contracts for Legal Services (Erik Johnson) (Est. Time: 10 minutes)

Award contracts for legal services: general counsel, contracts counsel, labor and employment counsel, environmental counsel, and litigation counsel.

7. 

Blueprint Outreach Community Based Organization Grant Program (AJ Tendick) (Est. Time: 5)

Staff is seeking to establish a grant program for Community Based Organizations to perform 2024 Blueprint outreach and education.

8. 

Adopt Racial Equity Action Plan (Kacey Lizon) (Est. Time: 20 minutes)

The Policy and Innovation Committee will consider adoption of the final draft Racial Equity Action Plan.

9. 

SACOG’s Strategic Plan (James Corless) (Est. Time: 10 minutes)

A final draft of a Strategic Plan for SACOG has been developed and staff is seeking approval from the SACOG board.

Information:

10. 

Megaregion Working Group Meeting Summary (Clint Holtzen) (Est. Time: 10 minutes)

The Megaregion Working Group held its final meeting of the year on Friday, September 23.

11. 

Advocacy Update (Sabrina Bradbury) (Est. Time: 15)

Update on state and federal advocacy activities.

Other Matters:

 

Adjournment

 

The next meeting of the Committee will be held on Monday, November 7, 2022, at 10:00 AM in the SACOG Board Room, 1415 L Street, Suite 300, Sacramento, CA 95814.

This agenda and attachments are available on SACOG’s website at www.sacog.org. 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 (contact@sacog.org) 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.


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 www.sacog.org. 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 (contact@sacog.org) 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.