Iowa DOT News Release



Iowa Transportation Commission to meet in Ames July 10

Posted on: July 06, 2018

AMES, Iowa – July 6, 2018 –  The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting Tuesday, July 10, in the Materials Conference Room at the Iowa Department of Transportation’s headquarters at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames.

      Business meeting agenda Tuesday, July 10

Time

Title

 

Presenter

1:30 p.m.

*Election of officers

 

John Putney, chair

 

*Approve Minutes of the
June 12, 2018, Commission Meeting

 

Danielle Griggs,
Commission secretary,
515-239-1919

 

Commission Comments

   
 

Staff Comments

   
 

*Administrative Rules
- 761 IAC 401 – Special Registration Plates

 

Melissa Spiegel, director,
Motor Vehicle Division,
515-237-3121

 

*Public Transit Infrastructure Grant Program Funding Recommendations

 

Ryan Ward,
Office of Public Transit,
515-233-7877

 

*Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2018 Transit Program (vehicle replacement)

 

Ryan Ward,
Office of Public Transit,
515-233-7877

 

*Linking Iowa’s Freight Transportation System Program Funding Recommendations

 

Laura Hutzell,
Office of Rail Transportation,
515-239-1066

1:45 p.m.

Adjourn

   

*Action item

Tuesday, July 10
Informal workshop session
The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT beginning at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, 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
  • Director’s report
    • BUILD grants
  • Administrative Rules discussion
    • 761 IAC 401 – Special Registration Plates
  • 2018 Highway Program balance report
  • August Commission Tour Preview
  • LIFTS Program Recommendation (The recommendations were discussed during the June workshop and can be viewed online at gov/iowarail/financial-assistance/lifts.)
  • Public Transit Program Recommendations (The recommendations were discussed during the June workshop and can be viewed online at gov/transit/funding-programs-and-applications/funding-programs.)
    • Federal Transit Program (vehicle replacement)
    • Public Transit Infrastructure Grant Program
  • State Aviation Program Recommendations (The recommendations can be viewed online after the workshop at gov/aviation/airport-managers-and-sponsors/state-funding/state-funding-programs.)
    • Commercial Service Vertical Infrastructure
    • General Aviation Vertical Infrastructure
    • Airport Improvement Program
  • Bicycle/Pedestrian Plan
  • Corridor Preservation Zone
    • Northwest Oskaloosa Bypass
    • I-80 from De Soto to Van Meter
  • Transportation Alternative Program Funding
    • Change in Sponsor for Living Roadways Project
  • RISE projects
    • Research Park Discussion
    • Developmental RISE Concept
  • Winter maintenance budget


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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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