Public Meetings

Stay Informed and Share Your Feedback

To ensure all those within our communities have an opportunity to understand the decisions we make at COTA and provide input, we conduct a number of meetings throughout the year and encourage the public to attend. These include:

  • Board of Trustees Meetings
  • Special Selection Committee Meetings
  • Fare Policy Meetings
  • Service Change Meetings
  • Other meetings as needed

Meeting Schedule

Select “Upcoming” for a schedule of upcoming public meetings. To view meeting minutes or recordings (if available) for previous meetings, select “Past.” Use the filter feature to look at meetings by their type.

UPCOMING
PAST
Date Time Meeting Attend
09/28/2022 9-10:30 a.m. Board of Trustees Learn How to Attend
11/02/2022 9-10:30 a.m. Strategic and Operational Planning Committee Learn How to Attend
11/08/2022 3-4:30 p.m. External Stakeholder Relations Committee Learn How to Attend
11/09/2022 3-4:30 p.m. Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee Learn How to Attend
11/10/2022 4-5 p.m. Governance Committee Learn How to Attend
11/16/2022 9-10:30 a.m. Board of Trustees Learn How to Attend
12/06/2022 3-4:30 p.m. External Stakeholder Relations Committee Learn How to Attend
12/07/2022 9-10:30 a.m. Strategic and Operational Planning Committee Learn How to Attend
12/07/2022 3-4:30 p.m. Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee Learn How to Attend
12/08/2022 4-5 p.m. Governance Committee Learn How to Attend
12/14/2022 9-10:30 a.m. Board of Trustees Learn How to Attend
Date Time Meeting Minutes
09/22/2022 4-5 p.m. Governance Committee Learn How to Attend
09/20/2022 12 p.m. Public Comment Meeting on January 2023 Service Change Recording
Presentation
09/15/2022 6 p.m. Public Comment Meeting on January 2023 Service Change Presentation
09/13/2022 3-4:30 p.m. External Stakeholder Relations Committee Learn How to Attend
09/07/2022 3-4:30 p.m. Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee Learn How to Attend
09/07/2022 9-10:30 a.m. Strategic and Operational Planning Committee Learn How to Attend
08/23/2022 12 p.m. Public Comment Meeting on Service Changes Recording (coming soon)
Transcript (coming soon)
Presentation (coming soon)
08/18/2022 6 p.m. Public Comment Meeting on Service Changes Recording
Transcript (coming soon)
Presentation (coming soon)
08/15/2022 3-4:30 p.m. Special Meeting of the COTA Board of Trustees Minutes
07/27/2022 9-10:30 a.m. Board of Trustees Minutes
07/18/2022 4-5 p.m. Governance Committee Minutes
07/12/2022 3-4:30 p.m. External Stakeholder Relations Committee Minutes
07/11/2022 4-5 p.m. Strategic and Operational Planning Committee Minutes
07/06/2022 10-11:30 a.m. Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee Minutes
06/14/2022 12 p.m. Public Comment Meeting on Service Changes Recording
Transcript
Presentation
06/09/2022 6 p.m. Public Comment Meeting on Service Changes Recording
Transcript
Presentation
05/25/2022 8:30-10 a.m. Annual Meeting & Regular Board of Trustees Meeting Annual Minutes
Regular Minutes
5/24/2022 12 p.m. Public Comment Meeting on Service Changes Recording
Presentation
Transcript
5/19/2022 6 p.m. Public Comment Meeting on Service Changes Recording
Presentation
Transcript
5/12/2022 4-5 p.m. Governance Committee Minutes
5/11/2022 3-4:30 p.m. Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee Minutes
05/10/2022 3-4:30 p.m. External Stakeholder Relations Committee Minutes
05/04/2022 9-10:30 a.m. Strategic and Operational Planning Committee Minutes
03/30/2022 9-10:30 a.m. Board of Trustees Minutes
03/17/2022 4-5 p.m. Governance Committee Minutes
03/16/2022 3-4:30 p.m. Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee Minutes
03/15/2022 CANCELED External Stakeholder Relations Committee
03/09/2022 9-10:30 a.m. Strategic and Operational Planning Committee Minutes
03/04/2022 9:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. Board of Trustees Retreat

Details

A special meeting of the COTA Board of Trustees is scheduled for a Board Retreat on Friday, March 4, 2022, 9:30 a.m., at the Columbus Metropolitan Library, Carnegie Board Room, 96 W. Grant Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215.

The purpose of the retreat is to provide a current status update of COTA’s operations, discuss the Board governance structure and documents, and to discuss updates to the Board’s strategic framework to guide future growth and development.

Minutes
01/26/2022 Immediately Following Board of Trustees Meeting Rescheduled Governance Committee Minutes
01/11/2022 3-4:30 p.m. External Stakeholder Relations Committee Minutes
01/10/2022 3:30-5 p.m. Strategic and Operational Planning Committee Minutes
01/05/2022 CANCELED Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee

Learn More About Our Board Meetings & Archives

Customers and community members are also encouraged to provide feedback in real time by contacting our Customer Care team.

Obtaining Copies of Our Meeting Records

COTA offers a variety of meeting minutes on this website. We also adhere to the state’s Public Records Act.

In accordance with the Ohio Revised Code, COTA deems public records as any documents, device or item, regardless of physical form or characteristic, created or received by or coming under the jurisdiction of any public office of the state or its political subdivisions, which serves to document the organization, functions, policies, decisions, procedures, operations or other activities of the office.

Anyone who requests records must identify the records requested with sufficient clarity to allow the public office to identify, retrieve and review the records.

A copy of COTA’s Public Records Policy is available upon request. You may submit a request by emailing PublicRecords@cota.com or calling 614-275-5800. Please visit our Codes & Policies page to learn more.