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Board Meetings

COTA Board of Trustees

Overview

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.

Special Notifications

From July-September 2019, all board and board committee meetings will take place in the McKinley Boardroom. 1600 McKinley Ave. Columbus, OH 43222

Beginning Monday, May 13, 2019 all External Stakeholder Relations Committee meetings will take place at 9 a.m. in the William G. Porter Boardroom, 33 N. High Street. Columbus, OH 43215. 

2019 Board Meeting Schedule

January 9

9 a.m. – Strategic and Operational Planning Committee

January 14

3:30 p.m. – External Stakeholder Relations Committee

January 16

2 p.m.- Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee

3 p.m. – Governance Committee

January 23

8 a.m. – Board of Trustees

Minutes

February 6

9 a.m. – Strategic and Operational Planning Committee

February 11

3:30 p.m.- External Stakeholder Relations Committee

February 20

2 p.m.- Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee

3 p.m. – Governance Committee

February 27

8 a.m. – Board of Trustees

Minutes

March 6

9 a.m. – Strategic and Operational Planning Committee

March 11

3:30 p.m. – External Stakeholder Relations Committee

March 20

2 p.m.- Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee

3 p.m. – Governance Committee

March 26

2 p.m. – Board of Trustees

Minutes

March 27

8 a.m. – Board of Trustees

Minutes

April 3

9 a.m. – Strategic and Operational Planning Committee

April 8

4:00 p.m.- External Stakeholder Relations Committee

The External Stakeholder Relations Committee meeting scheduled for Monday, April 8, 2019 has been moved from 3:30 p.m., to 4 p.m. in the William G. Porter Boardroom

April 17

2 p.m.- Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee

3 p.m. – Governance Committee

April 24

8:00 a.m. – Board of Trustees

Minutes

May 1

9:00 a.m. – Strategic and Operational Planning Committee

May 13

9:00 a.m.,- External Stakeholder Relations Committee

Beginning Monday, May 13, 2019 all External Stakeholder Relations Committee meetings will take place at 9 a.m. in the William G. Porter Boardroom, 33 N. High Street. Columbus, OH 43215. 

May 15

2 p.m.- Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee

3 p.m. – Governance Committee

May 22

9 a.m.- Special Board of  Trustees

A special meeting of the COTA board of trustees has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 9 a.m. in the Rosa Parks Conference Room, 33 N. High Street. Columbus, OH 43215. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss COTA’s Mission and Vision. 

May 23

8:00 a.m. – Annual Board of Trustees

Immediately after-Board of Trustees

The annual board of trustees meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, May 13, 2019 at 8 a.m. in the William G. Porter Boardroom, 33 N. High Street. Columbus, OH 43215. The purpose of this meeting is to vote of board office positions and make any changes to the board governance documents. The regular board of trustees meeting will immediately follow. 

The COTA Board of Trustees meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, May 22 has been RESCHEDULED for Thursday, May 23 at 8 a.m. in the William G. Porter Boardroom. 

June 4

9:00 a.m.Special Board of Trustees Meeting

A special meeting of the COTA board of trustees has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 4 , 2019 at 9 a.m. in the Rosa Parks in the William G. Porter Boardroom, 33 N. High Street. Columbus, OH 43215. The purpose of this meeting is to continue discussing COTA’s mission and vision statements.

June 12

9:00 a.m. – Strategic and Operational Planning Committee

June 17

9:00 a.m.– External Stakeholder Relations Committee

Beginning Monday, May 13, 2019 all External Stakeholder Relations Committee meetings will take place at 9 a.m. in the William G. Porter Boardroom, 33 N. High Street. Columbus, OH 43215. 

June 19

2:00 p.m.- Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee

3:00 p.m. – Governance Committee

June 26

8:00 a.m. – Board of Trustees

July 10

9:00 a.m. – Strategic and Operational Planning Committee

July 15

9:00 a.m.- External Stakeholder Relations Committee

Beginning Monday, May 13, 2019 all External Stakeholder Relations Committee meetings will take place at 9 a.m. in the William G. Porter Boardroom, 33 N. High Street. Columbus, OH 43215. 

July 17

2:00 p.m.- Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee

3:00 p.m. – Governance Committee

July 24

8:00 a.m. – Board of Trustees

August 14

9:00 a.m. – Strategic and Operational Planning Committee

August 19

9:00 a.m.- External Stakeholder Relations Committee

Beginning Monday, May 13, 2019 all External Stakeholder Relations Committee meetings will take place at 9 a.m. in the William G. Porter Boardroom, 33 N. High Street. Columbus, OH 43215. 

August 21

2:00 p.m.- Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee

3:00 p.m. – Governance Committee

August 28

No Board

September 4

9:00 a.m.- Strategic and Operational Planning Committee

September 9

9:00 a.m. – External Stakeholder Relations Committee

Beginning Monday, May 13, 2019 all External Stakeholder Relations Committee meetings will take place at 9 a.m. in the William G. Porter Boardroom, 33 N. High Street. Columbus, OH 43215. 

September 18

2:00 p.m.- Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee

3:00 p.m. – Governance Committee

September 25

8:00 a.m. – Board of Trustees

October 2

9:00 a.m.- Strategic and Operational Planning Committee

October 14

9:00 a.m.- External Stakeholder Relations Committee

Beginning Monday, May 13, 2019 all External Stakeholder Relations Committee meetings will take place at 9 a.m. in the William G. Porter Boardroom, 33 N. High Street. Columbus, OH 43215. 

October 16

2:00 p.m.- Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee

3:00 p.m. – Governance Committee

October 23

8:00 a.m. – Board of Trustees

November 6

9:00 a.m. – Strategic and Operational Planning Committee

November 11

9:00 a.m.– External Stakeholder Relations Committee

Beginning Monday, May 13, 2019 all External Stakeholder Relations Committee meetings will take place at 9 a.m. in the William G. Porter Boardroom, 33 N. High Street. Columbus, OH 43215. 

November 13

2:00 p.m.- Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee 3:00 p.m. – Governance Committee

November 20

8:00 a.m. – Annual Board of Trustees Meeting

Immediately Following-Board of Trustees

December 4

9:00 a.m. – Strategic and Operational Planning Committee

December 9

9:00 a.m.– External Stakeholder Relations Committee

Beginning Monday, May 13, 2019 all External Stakeholder Relations Committee meetings will take place at 9 a.m. in the William G. Porter Boardroom, 33 N. High Street. Columbus, OH 43215. 

December 11

2:00 p.m.- Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee

3:00 p.m. – Governance Committee

December 18

8:00 a.m. – Board of Trustees

Board Meeting Archives

COTA policy requires the permanent retention of board meeting minutes. To view  minutes previous to 2014, please contact customer service and file a public records request.
2014 Schedule and Minutes
2015 Schedule and Minutes
2016 Schedule and Minutes
2017 Schedule and Minutes
CEO Selection Committee Minutes
2018 Schedule and Minutes