Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa Transportation Commission to Meet May 14 in Ames

Posted on: May 10, 2013

AMES, Iowa – May 10, 2013 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting Tuesday, May 14, at the Iowa Department of Transportation headquarters’ Materials Conference Room at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames.





1:30 p.m.

*Election of Commission Officers

Commission Chair Loree Miles

1:35 p.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
April 9, 2013, Commission Meeting

Connie Page,
Commission secretary,


Commission Comments



Staff Comments


1:40 p.m.

*Administrative Rules: 761 IAC 401 – Special Registration Plates; and 761 IAC 425 – Motor Vehicle and Travel Trailer Dealers, Manufacturers, Distributors and Wholesalers

Mark Lowe, director, Motor Vehicle Division,

1:45 p.m.

*Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) Application – Pleasant Hill (delegation)

Craig Markley, director,
Office of Systems Planning,

1:50 p.m.

*RISE Application – City of Clinton (delegation)

Craig Markley, director, Office of Systems Planning,

1:55 p.m.

Draft 2014-2018 Transportation Improvement Program

Jon Ranney, director,
Office of Program Management,

2 p.m.


*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.

·      Administrative Rules changes

o  761 IAC 401 – Special Regulation Plates

o  761 IAC 425 –  Motor Vehicle and Travel Trailer Dealers, Manufacturers, Distributors and Wholesalers

·      RISE projects

o  Pleasant Hill Local Development

o  City of Clinton Immediate Opportunity

·      2013 Highway Program balance report

·      June Commission tour preview

·      Five-Year Iowa Transportation Improvement Program

o  Asset management

o  Draft program

·      Iowa’s Clean Air Attainment Program

·      Transportation Alternatives Program – discretionary funding recommendation

·      Federal Recreational Trails Program recommendation

·      Safe Routes to School Program recommendation



Editor’s note: There are two ways to listen to the Commission’s workshop and business meeting. The broadcast feed and phone line are active 15 minutes prior to each session and discontinued immediately after meeting adjournment.

  1. Live audio streaming will be available online at

2.    Call 866-685-1580 and enter access code 0009990545. 




Iowa highway in the evening