DeKalb Sycamore Area Transportation Study (DSATS) logo
DSATS Policy Committee
Wednesday, 10 January 2018
3:00 P.M.

DeKalb County Highway Department
1826 Barber Greene Rd.
DeKalb, IL 60115
Conference Room # 815-756-6026



Approval of Agenda (Action)

Approval of the January 10, 2018 PC meeting agenda.

Approval of Minutes (Action)

Approval of the December 13, 2017 PC meeting minutes.

Public Comment


Election of Officers (Action)

The DSATS Bylaws state that elections shall be held for the positions of Chair and Vice-Chair of each Committee at the first meeting of the new calendar year. The current Chair is Gary Hanson, and the current Vice-Chair is Bill Finucane. Members can chose to retain the current officers or select new officers.

Action: Nomination of Officers.
Action: Closing of Nominations.
Action: Election of Officers.

MPO Safety Performance Measure (Action)

IDOT has published its transportation safety performance management (PM) goal. The State is seeking a reduction of all fatal and serious Injury crashes by two-percent. DSATS must either adopt IDOT’s safety PM goal or develop its own safety PM goal and adopt it by February 27, 2018. Staff has compiled a review of the safety PM goal and actions taken by other MPOs. IDOT has also developed a DeKalb County Strategic Highway Safety Plan which was published in October 2015. Staff is providing a copy of the full report and a shortened overview of the report. This document provides guidance on improve safety on the roadways in DeKalb County. Based upon the actions of other MPOs, staff is recommending approval of the State's safety PM goal and is seeking approval of a resolution to adopt the State's safety PM goal.

ACTION: Recommend the DSATS Policy Committee approve the Resolution to adopt the State's Safety PM Goal.

Recess for Executive Session (Action)

ACTION: Approval to Hold an Executive Session to Discuss Personnel as Provided for in 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1).

DSATS SFY18-22 Highway TIP Amendment 3

IDOT has requested an Amendment be made to the DSATS TIP for the addition of a project to clean and paint the structural steel on the IL-64 Bridge over the South Branch of the Kishwaukee River, 1.5.miles west of IL-23. As this is an addition to the TIP, staff will hold a 14-day public review period for this project. Final approval of the DSATS SFY18-22 TIP Amendment 3 will be sought at the February 2018 DSATS meetings.

Bus Shelter Update

Staff will provide update on Bus Shelter project.

Staff and Project Updates

Updates by staff on DSATS projects. 

What’s New with Our State and Federal Partners

Updates from DSATS, IDOT, and FHWA staffs on what is happening at the state and federal level.

Additional Business



If you have any questions regarding this notice, please contact:
Brian Dickson                                                                Jessica Hyink
          Transportation Planner                                           Assistant Transportation Planner
815-748-2367                                                                815-748-2369                        
Assistive and Language Services provided upon request
Recording devices may be used during meeting for minute taking purposes.