Iowa DOT News Release



Actions taken by the Iowa Transportation Commission at its Feb. 9 meeting in Ames

Posted on: February 09, 2016

AMES, Iowa – Feb. 9, 2016 – The Iowa Transportation Commission approved the following items during its meeting today at the Iowa Department of Transportation’s headquarters in Ames.

Order
number


Title

 

Actions
taken

 


Presenter

D-2016-47

Approve Minutes of the Jan. 12, 2016, Commission Meeting

 

Approved

 

Jennifer Anderson,
Commission secretary,
515-239-1242

D-2016-48

Approve Commission Meeting Dates from June 2016 through May 2017

 

Approved

 

Jennifer Anderson,
Commission secretary,
515-239-1242

MV-2016-49

Administrative Rule: 761 IAC 615, Investigation of Convictions Based on Fraud

 

Approved

 

Stuart Anderson, director,
Planning, Programming and Modal Division
for
Paul Steier, director,
Bureau of Investigation
& Identity Protection,
515-237-3260

H-2016-50

Administrative Rules:
-761 IAC 160, County and City Bridge Construction Funds

-761 IAC 161, Federal-Aid Highway Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Program

-761 IAC 170, Allocation of Farm-to-Market Road Funds

-761 IAC 172, Availability of Instructional Memorandums to County Engineers

-761 IAC 173, Preparation of Secondary Road Construction Programs, Budgets, and County Engineers’ Annual Reports

-761 IAC 174, Reimbursable Services and Supplies

-761 IAC 178, Project Cost Reporting Requirements for Cities and Counties

 

Approved

 

Mitch Dillavou, director,
Highway Division,
515-239-1124

PPM-2016-51

Linking Iowa’s Freight Transportation System
(LIFTS) Program Funding Recommendations

 

Approved

 

Tammy Nicholson, director,

Office of Rail Transportation,
515-239-1052

PPM-2016-52

Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2017 Federal Aviation Administration Funding Preapplications

 

Approved

 

Shane Wright,
Office of Aviation,
515-239-1048

PPM-2016-53

Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) Application
– Boone and Boone County Immediate Opportunity

 

Approved
(details below)

 

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



Boone and Boone County:
Up to $127,345 from the city share and $327,457 from the county share of the RISE Fund was approved for an Immediate Opportunity grant to assist in the paving of approximately 1,500 feet of Quartz Avenue located on the northeast side of Boone.  This project is necessary to provide improved access to the proposed site of KemX Global, a renewable chemical refinery of crude glycerin and nongenetically modified organism cooking oil which supports the creation of 41 new full-time jobs and more than $28 million in associated capital investment. This project is anticipated to be completed by November 2017.

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Iowa highway in the evening