Policy & Innovation Committee
REMOTE MEETING

Policy & Innovation Committee Meeting

Monday, February 7, 2022 at 10:00 AM
REMOTE MEETING

Consistent with California Government Code Section 54953, an online meeting of the Sacramento Area Council of Governments Policy & Innovation Committee will be held exclusively via teleconference in light of COVID-19 and the state of emergency proclamation and state and local recommended measures for social distancing.  Members of the public are invited to observe the live stream over the internet at: www.sacog.org/agendas-0. Please select the February 7, Policy & Innovation Committee meeting and “Interactive Agenda” to access the link at the time of the meeting.

Public Comment:   
Public comment will be taken on the item at the time that it is taken up by the Committee. To make a public comment, you can do so two ways:
1.  If you would like to make a public comment orally during the meeting, please contact the Deputy Clerk to the Board at rgarcia@sacog.org and include your phone number and whether you are commenting under Public Communications or on an agenda item.  We ask that members of the public keep their remarks brief.  Comments will be limited to 3:00 minutes.  Comments will be accepted through the public comment period and individual agenda discussion items during the meeting.
2.  Written public comment may be sent to the Clerk of the Policy & Innovation Committee via email (rtadevich@sacog.org) or can be submitted through SACOG’s website at: https://sacog.primegov.com/public/portal (click on the orange speech bubble next to the agenda meeting items, and follow the prompts on the screen).  Comments read at the meeting will be limited to 250 words.  Comments will be accepted through the public comment period and individual agenda discussion items during the meeting.

Agenda Timing:  Time durations are estimates only. The Board may take up any agenda item at any time, regardless of the order listed. Action may be taken on any item on this agenda.
 
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 with disabilities and individuals 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 discapacitadas 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 December 6, 2021, Committee Meeting (Est. Time: 0 Minutes)

  • A written record of the December 6, 2021, committee meeting.

Closed Session:

3.

CLOSED SESSION: CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Gov. Code § 54957.6)
Agency Designated Representatives: Erik Johnson, Kacey Lizon and Loretta Su
Employee Organization: SACOG Employees Association (Lanette Espinoza) (Est. Time: 15 minutes)

  • A closed session for labor negotiations.

Action:

4. 

Policy and Innovation Committee Charge & Look Ahead (Erik Johnson) (Est. Time: 10 minutes)

  • Adoption of the Policy and Innovation Committee Charge

5. 

Approve Procurement of Community-Based Organization Outreach Services (Rosie Ramos Gomez) (Est. Time: 5 minutes )

  • Federal, State, and local agencies are all moving towards requiring and using better community engagement methods. For SACOG to meet the needs of our member-jurisdictions and comply with engagement requirements we need to be more intentional with working with community-based organizations (CBOs) and non-profits. This need can be met by coordinating a procurement process (Request for Proposals (RFP) or Request for Qualifications (RFQ)) to establish a bench of community-based organizations and non-profits to streamline procurement and assist with execution of regional planning initiatives and related activities that need community engagement.

6. 

Adopt SACOG Racial Equity Statement of Change and Commitment (James Corless) (Est. Time: 20 minutes)

  • The Race, Equity, and Inclusion (REI) Working Group has endorsed a racial equity statement of change and commitment for consideration by the SACOG Board.

Information:

7. 

Advocacy Update (Christina Lokke) (Est. Time: 15 minutes)

  • An update on federal and state legislative activities.

8. 

January 28th Megaregion Working Group Meeting Summary (Clint Holtzen) (Est. Time: 10)

  • The Megaregion Working Group held its first meeting of 2022 on January 28th.

9. 

Policy Framework for the 2024 Blueprint (Binu Abraham) (Est. Time: 20 minutes)

  • Adoption of the Policy Framework to guide the development of the 2024 Blueprint

Other Matters:

 

Adjournment

 

The next meeting of the Committee will be held on Monday, March 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.