Iowa DOT News Release



Iowa Transportation Commission to meet in Ames Dec. 9

Posted on: December 04, 2014

AMES, Iowa – Dec. 4, 2014 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the Materials conference room at the Iowa Department of Transportation’s  headquarters at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames.

Business meeting agenda

Time

Title

 

Presenter

1:30 p.m.

*Approve Minutes of the Nov.4, 2014, Commission Meeting

 

Connie Page,
Commission secretary,
515-239-1242

 

Commission Comments

 

 

 

Staff Comments

 

 

1:35 p.m.

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

 

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

1:40 p.m.

*Calendar Year (CY) 2015 Intercity Bus Grant Program

 

Michelle McEnany, director,
Office of Public Transit,
515-239-1659

1:45 p.m.

*FY 2016 Traffic Safety Improvement Program Recommendation

 

Terry Ostendorf,
Office of Traffic and Safety,
515-239-1077

1:50 p.m.

Adjourn

 

 

*Action item 

Informal workshop session
Also on Tuesday, Dec. 9, the Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT beginning at 10 a.m. in the Materials conference room at the Iowa DOT’s headquarters in Ames. After the workshop, the Commission will have an informal lunch in the Director’s Conference room. The following transportation-related matters may be discussed, but no action will be taken during the workshop session or lunch. The items are listed in no particular order and may be discussed at any point during the workshop. 

  • RISE project
    -Mount Pleasant Local Development
  • 2015 Highway Program balance report
  • Potential 2015 Commission tour locations
  • FY 2016/2017 Iowa DOT budget presentation
  • Legislative proposal
  • Calendar Year 2015 Intercity Bus Grant Program (the recommendation was discussed last month and can be viewed online at www.iowadot.gov/transit/carriers.html)
  • FY 2016 Traffic Safety Improvement Program recommendation (the recommendation was discussed last month and can be viewed at www.iowadot.gov/tsip.htm)
  • Commission trip to Washington, D.C.

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

1.   Live audio streaming and some PowerPoint presentations will be available online at 
      http://iowadeptoftransport.adobeconnect.com/iowa_dot_commission_meeting/.

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

 


Iowa highway in the evening