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Measure C Citizen Oversight Committee Meeting Annotated Agenda


Thursday, October 12, 2017
5:00 PM

COG Ash Conference Room
2035 Tulare St., Suite 201, Fresno, CA

TOLL FREE NUMBER: 888-398-2342


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About Presentations:

This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons wishing to address the Committee on items within its jurisdiction but not on this agenda. 

Note:  Prior to action by the Committee on any item on this agenda, the public may comment on that item.  Unscheduled comments may be limited to 3 minutes.

II.Measure C Oversight Committee Election of Chair and Co-Chair

Summary:  The committee must elect a Chair and Co-Chair to assist staff with agenda development and to facilitate Oversight Committee meetings. Members may volunteer for consideration or be nominated by other members.

Action:  Elect a Measure C Citizen Oversight Committee Chair and Co-chair.

III.Minutes of June 8, 2017 Meeting of the Measure C Citizen Oversight Committee

Action: Review and approve, or approve with edits, the June 8, 2017 Oversight Committee minutes.

IV. CSUF Transportation Institute Presentation

Summary:  Dr. Aly Tawfik will brief the Committee on the development and progress of Fresno State's Transportation Institute recently opened on campus. The institute receives funding from the Measure C New Technology Fund Program. Dr. Tawfik is the Institute's Director and is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Geomatics Engineering at CSUFresno.

Action:  Information Item.

V.2017-2018 Measure C COC Local Budget Reports

Summary:   Each fiscal year the Citizen Oversight Committee (COC) asks each local agency receiving Measure C Local Transportation Funds to complete a reporting of how they plan to spend the current year's Measure C Local Program allocations. The request goes out the local agencies via a form the COC instructed staff to update each year.

To date, 3 required Local Agency Budget Forms were submitted for COC review and approval from the local agencies for review and approval:

  • City of Coalinga
  • City of Kerman
  • Fresno County Rural Transit Agency

Action:  Review, approve and recommend action.

VI.Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Measure C Extension Expenditure Reports


Pursuant to the adopted Fresno County Transportation Authority procedures for administration of Measure C Extension Funds for Local Transportation Pass-Through Projects and Programs, and for Short Term Regional Transportation Program projects, local agencies are required to submit their Measure C Extension Expenditure Report(s) for the fiscal year no later than November 15th of each year. To date three of the local agencies have submitted the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Expenditure Reports.

  • Fresno COG
  • City of Kerman
  • City of Mendota

Action: Receive & approve or recommend action.

VII.2016-2017 Measure C Citizen Oversight Committee Draft Annual Report

Summary: The Measure C Citizen Oversight Committee is charged with annually developing a report to the public. A subcommittee should be formed to develop the annual report. Volunteers to sit on the subcommittee will be requested.

Action:  Discussion item.

VIII.Items from Staff

A.  Future tentative COC meeting dates to calendar:

  • Novermber 9, 2017
  • December 14, 2017

B.  Items for next agenda - discussion

C.  Upcoming Meetings of other related Boards/Committee

  • Transportation Technical Committee Meeting, Friday, October 13, 2017 at 8:30 am at Fresno COG
  • Policy Advisory Committee Meeting, Friday, October 13, 2017 at 10:00 am at Fresno COG
  • RTP Roundtable Meeting, Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Fresno COG
  • Fresno COG Policy Board Meeting, Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 5:30 pm at Fresno COG

D.  Sustainable Communities Strategies Outreach Opportunities

IX.Items from Members