Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa Transportation Commission to meet in Ames July 11

Posted on: July 06, 2017

AMES, Iowa – July 6, 2017 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting Tuesday, July 11, in the Materials Conference Room at the Iowa Department of Transportation’s headquarters at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames.

      Business meeting agenda Tuesday, July 11





 1:30 p.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
June 13, 2017, Commission Meeting


Danielle Griggs,
Commission secretary,


Commission Comments


Staff Comments


*Administrative Rules
-761 IAC 111, Real Property Acquisition and Relocation Assistance


Mitch Dillavou, director,
Highway Division,


*Public Transit Infrastructure Grant Program Funding Recommendations


Ryan Ward,
Office of Public Transit,


Public input: Lincoln Highway Heritage Byway


Janice Gammon

 1:40 p.m.



*Action item

Tuesday, July 11
Informal workshop session
The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 11, in the Materials Conference Room at the Iowa DOT’s headquarters in Ames.

The following transportation-related matters may be discussed, but no action will be taken during the meeting. The items are listed in no particular order and may be discussed at any point during the workshop.

Commission input

  • Commission input
  • Potential motion for U.S. 30 prioritization
  • Director’s report
  • Administrative Rule
    -761 IAC 111, Real Property Acquisition and Relocation Assistance    
  • August Commission tour preview    
  • 2017 Highway Program balance report    
  • Public Transit Infrastructure Grant Program funding recommendations (The recommendations can be viewed online at    
  • State Aviation Program recommendations (The recommendations can be viewed online after the workshop at    
    -Commercial Service Vertical Infrastructure    
    -General Aviation Vertical Infrastructure
    -Airport Improvement Program
  • Iowa DOT organization and funding sources
  • Open meeting requirements


Editor’s note: There are two ways to listen to the Iowa Transportation Commission’s informal workshop session or business meeting or public input session, when scheduled. The broadcast feed and phone lines are active 15 minutes prior to each meeting or session and discontinued immediately after a meeting ends.

  1. Live audio and some presentation materials will be available via the Skype meeting link.
  2. For those who wish to only join via audio, dial 515-817-6093 and use conference ID 57904722.

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