Iowa DOT News Release



Iowa Transportation Commission to meet in Orange City April 10

Posted on: April 06, 2018

AMES, Iowa – April 6, 2018 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting Tuesday, April 10, at the Prairie Winds Event Center, 908 8th Street SE, in Orange City.

On Monday, April 9, the Commission will tour transportation projects in northwestern Iowa and conduct an informal workshop session at the Prairie Winds Event Center in Orange City.

      Business meeting agenda Tuesday, April 10

Time

Title

 

Presenter

8 a.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
March 13, 2018, Commission Meeting

 

Danielle Griggs,
Commission secretary,
515-239-1919

 

Commission Comments

   
 

Staff Comments

   
 

*Administrative Rules
- 761 IAC 161 Federal Aid Highway Bridge Program
- 761 IAC 162 Surface Transportation Block Grant Program

 

Stuart Anderson, director, 
Planning, Programming and Modal Division, 
515-239-1661

 

*Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) – Sioux Center

 

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

 

*RISE – Norwalk

 

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

 

*RISE – Davenport

 

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

8:10 a.m.

Adjourn

   

*Action item

Public input meeting agenda Tuesday, April 10

Time

Title

Presenter

8:30 a.m.*

Opening remarks

John Putney, Commission chair

8:30 a.m.

Welcome by the city of Orange City

Deb DeHaan, Orange City mayor

8:35 a.m.

City of Sioux Center

Scott Wynja

8:50 a.m.

City of Sioux City

Marty Dougherty

9:05 a.m.

Legislator introductions/comments

 

9:10 a.m.

Meet and greet

 

9:30 a.m.

Highway 18 Super-2 Coalition

Lynn Kueck, Algona mayor

9:45 a.m.

U.S. 30 Highway Coalition

Adam Schweers

 10 a.m.

Unscheduled Delegations

 

*Input meeting will begin shortly after the conclusion of the Commission’s business meeting.

 

Monday, April 9
Informal workshop session
The Commission and Iowa Department of Transportation staff will tour transportation projects in northwest Iowa Monday, April 9, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Hampton Inn Orange City, 914 8th Street SE, in Orange City. The tour will end around 3 p.m. at the Hampton Inn Orange City. Transportation-related matters may be discussed, but no action will be taken on the tour.

Informal workshop session
The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT beginning at 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 9, at the Prairie Winds Event Center, 908 8th Street SE, in Orange City.

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
  • Director’s report
  • Five-Year Program discussion
  • Administrative rules
    - 761 IAC 161 Federal Aid Highway Bridge Program
    - 761 IAC 162 Surface Transportation Block Grant Program
  • RISE projects
    -Sioux Center Local Development
    -Norwalk Certified Site Modification
    -Davenport Certified Site Modification
    -Developmental RISE Concept
  • 2018 Highway Program balance report


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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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