Measure C Citizen Oversight Committee Meeting Annotated Agenda
COG Ash Conference Room
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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