COG Board of Directors

 

The Kern COG Board of Directors is comprised of one elected official from each of the 11 incorporated cities in Kern County, two Kern County Supervisors and ex-officio members representing Caltrans and Golden Empire Transit District. Monthly board meetings provide the public forum for discussion and collaborative decision-making on significant issues of regional transportation and mobility. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month.

Kern Government Television (K-GOV) rebroadcasts Kern COG’s regular Transportation Planning Policy Committee and COG Board meeting every Monday at 7PM. In addition, K-GOV features Kern COG Presents, the Annual Regional Awards, and educational programming on important issues in the region.

K-GOV program guide is available online at: https://www.kerncounty.com/gsd/kgov/

Agendas, Minutes & Board Actions

 

Transportation Planning & Policy Committee

 

The TPPC makes technical funding decisions about how Kern COG transportation dollars are spent. The committee is made up of one representative from each of Kern’s 11 incorporated cities, two county supervisors, and a representative each from Caltrans, Golden Empire Transit District and the Joint Planning Policy Board (military). Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, immediately preceding the Kern COG board meeting.

Kern Government Television (K-GOV) rebroadcasts Kern COG’s regular Transportation Planning Policy Committee and COG Board meeting every Monday at 7PM. In addition, K-GOV features Kern COG Presents, the Annual Regional Awards, and educational programming on important issues in the region.

K-GOV program guide is available online at: https://www.kerncounty.com/gsd/kgov/

Agendas & Minutes

 

COG Executive Committee

 

The Executive Committee reviews the annual operating budget, future agenda items, and provides guidance to the Executive Director on financial and personnel matters. The committee consists of a board member from the County of Kern, a member from the City of Bakersfield , and a member from one of the ten smaller cities.

 

Transportation Technical Advisory Committee

 

The TTAC is a committee of local agency representatives who provide technical review and recommendation to the Kern Council of Governments Board of Directors. Meetings are held on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m., two weeks prior to the Kern COG / TPPC Meetings.

Agendas & Minutes

 

Regional Planners Advisory Committee

 

The RPAC is a committee of local agency planning representatives who provide technical review and recommendation to the Kern Council of Governments Board of Directors. Meetings are held on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m., two weeks prior to the Kern COG / TPPC Meetings.

Agendas & Minutes

 

Social Service Technical Advisory Committee

 

The SSTAC addresses the needs of the transit-dependent, including the elderly and handicapped. Specifically the committee:

  1. works with private transportation providers regarding proposed service and transportation planning opportunities;
  2. informs private sector transportation providers of the criteria used in making service decisions and
  3. offers private-sector transportation advisors opportunities to present their ideas on transit plan development.

Public Transportation Operators Committee

 

Representatives of transit providers throughout Kern County make up the PTOC, which provides a forum for any transit-related issue, including performance measures, performance audits, short-range transit plans, productivity-enhancing strategies and new regulations. Fundamentally, the committee works to establish a seamless transit system in the county.

Agendas & Minutes

 

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