Iowa DOT News Release



Iowa Transportation Commission to meet in Des Moines Feb. 12

Posted on: February 08, 2019

AMES, Iowa – Feb. 8, 2019 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting Tuesday, Feb. 12 in Des Moines at the Iowa State Capitol Building, 1007 East Grand Avenue, Room G15 – Legislative Dining Room.

 

      Business meeting agenda Tuesday, Feb. 12

Time

Title

 

Presenter

8 a.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
Jan. 8, 2019, Commission Meeting

 

Danielle Griggs,
Commission secretary,
515-239-1919

 

Commission Comments

 

 

 

Staff Comments

 

 

 

*Administrative Rules
- 761 IAC 20 - Procurement of Equipment, Materials, Supplies, and Services; and
- 761 IAC 25 Competition with Private Enterprise

 

Lee Wilkinson, director, Administrative Services Division,
515-239-1340

 

*Administrative Rules
- 761 IAC 180 – Public Improvement Quotation Process for Governmental Entities for Vertical Infrastructure

 

Lee Wilkinson, director, Administrative Services Division,
515-239-1340

 

*Administrative Rules
- 761 IAC 401 – Special Registration Plates

 

Sara Siedsma,
Motor Vehicle Division,
515-237-3020

 

*Administrative Rules
- 761 IAC 400 – Vehicle Registration and Certificate of Title; and
- 761 IAC 425 – Motor Vehicle and Travel Trailer Dealers, Manufacturers, Distributors, and Wholesalers

 

Sara Siedsma,
Motor Vehicle Division,
515-237-3020

 

*Administrative Rules
- 761 IAC 511 – Special Permits for Operation and Movement of Vehicles and Loads of Excess   Size and Weight

 

 

Sara Siedsma,
Motor Vehicle Division,
515-237-3020

 

*Administrative Rules
- 761 IAC 524 – For-Hire Interstate Motor Carrier Authority

 

Sara Siedsma,
Motor Vehicle Division,
515-237-3020

 

*Administrative Rules
- 761 IAC 620 – OWI and Implied Consent

 

Sara Siedsma,
Motor Vehicle Division,
515-237-3020

 

*Project Prioritization Weighting (2020-2024 Highway Program)

 

Matthew Haubrich, Strategic Performance Division,
515-233-7902

 

*Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2020 Federal Aviation Administration Funding Preapplications

 

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


8:15 a.m.

Adjourn

 

 

*Action item

Public input meeting agenda Tuesday, Feb. 12
*Input meeting will begin immediately after the conclusion of the Commission business meeting.

Time

Title

Presenter

8:15 a.m.

Opening remarks

Kathy Fehrman, Commission chair

8:15 a.m.

Iowa Pubic Transit Association

Carl Lingen

8:25 a.m.

Iowa Public Airports Association

Rhonda Chambers

8:35 a.m.

Iowa Shortline Railroads

Scott Bannister

8:45 a.m.

Iowa Association of Councils of Governments

Kevin Blanshan

8:55 a.m.

Byways of Iowa Coalition

Janice Gammon

9:05 a.m.

Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation

Andrea Bolton

9:15 a.m.

Iowa Bicycle Coalition

Mark Wyatt

9:25 a.m.

Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization

Todd Ashby

9:35 a.m.

Legislator introductions/comments

 

10:30 a.m.

Meeting adjourns

 

Informal workshop session
The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT beginning at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, in Des Moines at the Iowa State Capitol Building, 1007 East Grand Avenue in Room G-15 – Legislative Dining Room. 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
    • Use of Federal Transit Administration funding for bus replacement
  • Administrative rules
    • Chapter 20 – Procurement of Equipment, Materials, Supplies, and Services
    • Chapter 25 – Competition with Private Enterprise
    • Chapter 180 – Public Improvement Quotation Process for Governmental Entities for Vertical Infrastructure
    • Chapter 400 – Vehicle Registration and Certificate of Title
    • Chapter 425 – Motor Vehicle and Travel Trailer Dealers, Manufacturers, Distributors, and Wholesalers
    • Chapter 401 – Special Registration Plates
    • Chapter 511 – Special Permits for Operation and Movement of Vehicles and Loads of Excess Size and Weight
    • Chapter 524 – For-Hire Interstate Motor Carrier Authority
    • Chapter 620 – OWI and Implied Consent
  • Commission on-boarding and self-governance document
  • 2019 Highway Program balance report
  • Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2020 Federal Aviation Administration Funding Preapplications (The recommendations can be viewed after the workshop at gov/aviation/airport-managers-and-sponsors/Federal-Funding/federal-funding-programs.)
  • Five-Year Program Discussion
    • Project Prioritization Weighting
    • Interstate Plan
    • Program Development


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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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