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Iowa Transportation Commission to meet Nov. 13 in Ames

November 09, 2012

AMES, Iowa – Nov. 9, 2012 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Iowa Department of Transportation headquarters’ Materials Conference Room at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames.

 

Time

Title

Presenter

1:30 p.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
Oct. 9, 2012, Commission Meeting

Connie Page,
Commission secretary,
515-239-1242

 

Commission Comments

 

 

Staff Comments

 

1:35 p.m.

*Administrative Rule – 761 IAC 150.4(3)”c”

Paul Trombino III, director,
515-239-1111

1:40 p.m.

*FY 2014 Traffic Safety Improvement Program Projects

Jeremey Vortherms, Office of Traffic and Safety
515-239-1267

1:45 p.m.

*Transfer of Jurisdiction – U.S. 218 in Janesville, Bremer County

John Adam, director,
Highway Division
515-239-1124

1:50 p.m.

*Highway-Railroad Crossing Surface Repair Program (revised 2013 and proposed 2014)

Tamara Nicholson, director,
Office of Rail Transportation
515-239-1052

1:55 p.m.

*Highway-Railroad Crossing Safety Program (2014)

Tamara Nicholson, director,
Office of Rail Transportation
515-239-1052

2:00 p.m.

*Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) Application – Spirit Lake (delegation)

Craig Markley, director,
Office of Systems Planning
515-239-1027

2:05 p.m.

*RISE Application – Story City (delegation)

Craig Markley, director, Office of Systems Planning
515-239-1027

2:10 p.m.

*2013-2017 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program Amendment

Jon Ranney,
director,
Office of Program Management
515-239-1500

2:15 p.m.

Public input

 

2:20 p.m.

Adjourn 

*Action item

                                                                            
Informal workshop session
The Commission will meet informally with Iowa DOT staff at 10 a.m. in the Materials Conference Room. The following transportation-related matters may be discussed, but no action will be taken during the workshop. The items are listed in no particular order and may be discussed at any point during the workshop.
  • Changes to Iowa Administrative Rules
    • 761 IAC 150.4(3)”c” Improvement and Maintenance on Primary Road Extensions
  • Transfer of Jurisdiction – U.S. 218 in Janesville, Bremer County
  • Railroad programs
    •  Highway-Railroad Crossing Surface Repair Program 
    •  Highway-Railroad Crossing Safety Program
  • 2013 Highway Program balance report
  • 2013-2017 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program amendment
  • RISE projects
    • Spirit Lake, Local Development
    • Story City, Local Development
  • Intercity Bus Program
  • Traffic Safety Improvement Program
  • Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) implementation
  • RISE/Railroad Revolving Loan and Grant Program settlement policy

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Editor’s note: Live audio streaming of the Iowa Transportation Commission’s workshop and business meeting will be available at http://iowadot.gov/commission/audio.html. The audio feed will be active 15 minutes prior to each session and discontinued immediately after adjournment.

 


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