Board Meetings

The COTA Board of Trustees meets every month throughout the year except August.

All board meetings are open to the public. Meetings are held in the William G. Porter Boardroom at 33 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215.

The Board Chair shall have the discretion to recognize special speakers, public officials and guests to speak without a time limitation prior to the public comment period.

Public comments will be allowed at the beginning of each COTA Board meeting prior to the discussion of the COTA Board agenda items. People wishing to address the Board should sign in with the Assistant Secretary prior to the commencement of the meeting.

A Special meeting of the Operations Committee is scheduled for Monday, February 6, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. in the William G. Porter Boardroom.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the following:
 
1.        2017 Operations Committee Focus
 
2.       Strategic Plans and Operational Alignment
·         Smart Cities
·         Long-Range Transit Plan (ridership/expansion)
 
3.       Operational Metrics

A Special meeting of the Governance Committee is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, in the W.G. Porter Boardroom.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the following:
 
1.      Role of Committees
2.      Board Retreat
3.      BoardPaq

The technology committee meeting scheduled for March 15, 2017 has been cancelled.

A Special Operations Committee meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 24, 2:00 p.m., in the William G. Porter Boardroom.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the long-range impact of Smart Cities and Operations metrics.   
2017 Board Meeting Schedule

JANUARY 11
10:00 A.M. – PLANNING COMMITTEE
 
JANUARY 18
9:00 A.M.- TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
 
JANUARY 25
7:30 A.M. – FINANCE COMMITTEE
8:00 A.M. – BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Minutes
 
FEBRUARY 22
8:00 A.M. – BOARD OF TRUSTEES
IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING BOARD – COM./MARKETING COMMITTEE
 
MARCH 8
10:00 A.M. – PLANNING COMMITTEE
 
MARCH 15-Cancelled
9:00 A.M. – TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
 
MARCH 22
8:00 A.M. – BOARD OF TRUSTEES
IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING BOARD - GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE

APRIL 26 
7:30 A.M. – FINANCE COMMITTEE
8:00 A.M. – BOARD OF TRUSTEES ANNUAL MEETING     
IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING BOARD – COM./MARKETING COMMITTEE
 
MAY 10
10:00 A.M. – PLANNING COMMITTEE
 
MAY 17
9:00 A.M.- TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
 
MAY 24
8:00 A.M. – BOARD OF TRUSTEES
 
JUNE 28
8:00 A.M. – BOARD OF TRUSTEES
IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING BOARD – COM./MARKETING COMMITTEE
 
JULY 12
10:00 A.M. – PLANNING COMMITTEE
July 19
9:00 a.m. – Technology Committee
 
July 26
7:30 a.m. – Finance Committee
8:00 a.m. – Board of Trustees
 
August 23
9:00 a.m.  – Com./Marketing Committee
 
August  24
11:30 a.m. – COTA Annual Luncheon (Hyatt Regency)
 
September 12
10:00 a.m. – Planning Committee

September 20
9:00 a.m. – Technology Committee

September 27
8:00 a.m. – Board of Trustees
 
October 25
7:30 a.m. – Finance Committee
8:00 a.m. – Board of Trustees
Immediately following Board – Com./Marketing Committee
 
November 8
8:00 a.m. – Finance Committee (Budget)
9:00 a.m. – Planning Committee
 
November 15
8:00 a.m. – Board of Trustees
9:00 a.m. – Technology Committee
 
December 6
8:00 a.m. – Finance Committee (Budget)
 
December 13
8:00 a.m. – Board of Trustees
Immediately following Board – Com./Marketing Committee