Policy & Innovation Committee
Remote Meeting

Policy & Innovation Committee Meeting

Policy & Innovation Committee

Monday, March 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 March 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 jlee@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 February 7, 2022, Committee Meeting (Est. Time: 0 Minutes)

  • A written record of the minutes of the February 7, 2022, meeting.

Closed Session

3.

Closed Session: Conference with Labor Negotiators (Gov. Code Section 54957.6) Agency Designated Representatives: Erik Johnson, Kacey Lizon, Loretta Su Employee Organization: SACOG Employees Association (Erik Johnson) (Est. Time: 15 minutes)

  • A Closed Session to discuss labor negotiations.

Action:

4. 

Approve MOU with SACOG Employees Association and Adoption of Salary Schedules (Erik Johnson) (Est. Time: 10 minutes)

  • Adopting a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the SACOG Employees’ Association regarding compensation and benefits for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2027. Adopting salary schedules for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023 as required by CalPERS regulations and California public meeting laws.

Information:

5. 

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

  • An update on federal and state legislative activities.

6. 

Race, Equity, and Inclusion Meeting Report Out (James Corless) (Est. Time: 5 minutes)

  • A report from the February 25, 2022, Race, Equity, and Inclusion working group meeting.

7. 

2024 Blueprint Pathway Framework Outline (Binu Abraham) (Est. Time: 15 minutes)

  • What are the policies that will guide the development of a Preferred Pathway for the 2024 Blueprint?

8. 

Draft 2023 Regional Active Transportation Program Policy Framework (Victoria Cacciatore) (Est. Time: 10 minutes)

  • Staff developed a six-county regional policy framework to outline how SACOG will competitively distribute $15,932,000 of Active Transportation Program (ATP) funding to increase biking and walking. The California Transportation Commission will adopt or reject our final policy framework at their June 29, 2022, meeting.

Receive & File:

9.

2022 Sacramento County Investment Policy for the Pooled Investment Fund (Loretta Su) (Est. Time: 0 Minutes)

  • The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors adopted the calendar year 2022 Investment Policy of the Pooled Investment Fund (2022 Investment Policy), which includes the investment of SACOG’s funds.

Other Matters:

 

Adjournment

The next meeting of the Committee will be held on Monday, April 4, 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.