Iowa DOT News Release



Iowa Transportation Commission to meet in Cedar Rapids May 14

Posted on: May 10, 2019

AMES, Iowa – May 10, 2019 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 350 First Avenue NE in Cedar Rapids.

 

      Business meeting agenda Tuesday, May 14

Time

Title

 

Presenter

8 a.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
April 9, 2019, Commission Meeting

 

Danielle Griggs,
Commission secretary,
515-239-1919

 

Commission Comments

 

 

 

Staff Comments

 

 

 

*Administrative Rules
-761 IAC 10 – Administrative Rules

-761 IAC 11- Waiver of Rules

-761 IAC 12 – Declaratory Orders

 

John Selmer, director,
Strategic Performance Division,
515-239-1333

 

 

*Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) application – City of Cedar Rapids

 

Craig Markley, director,
Systems Planning Bureau,
515-239-1027

 

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

 

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

 

Draft 2020-2024 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program (For information only)

 

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

8:10

Adjourn

 

 

*Action items


Public input meeting agenda Tuesday, May 14
*Input meeting will begin shortly after the conclusion of the Commission business meeting.

Time

Title

Presenter

8:15 a.m.*

Opening remarks

Kathy Fehrman, Commission chair

8:20 a.m.

Welcome by City of Cedar Rapids

Mayor Brad Hart

8:35 a.m.

East Central Iowa Council of Governments

Brock Grenis

8:45 a.m.

City of Coralville

Dan Holderness

9 a.m.

Legislator introductions/comments

 

9:05 a.m.

Meet and greet

 

9:30 a.m.

Highway 61 Coalition

Bob Beck

9:45 a.m.

U.S. 30 Highway Coalition

Adam Schweers

10 a.m.

Unscheduled Delegations

 

Monday, May 13

Transportation tour
The Commission and Iowa Department of Transportation staff will tour transportation projects in east central Iowa Monday, May 13, starting at 9:00 a.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, 350 First Avenue NE in Cedar Rapids. The tour will end around 2:30 p.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel. 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 Monday May 13 beginning at 3:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 350 First Avenue NE in Cedar Rapids. 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
    • Administrative Rules
      • 761 IAC 10 – Administrative Rules
      • 761 IAC 11 – Waiver of Rules
      • 761 IAC 12 – Declaratory Orders
    • 2019 Highway Program balance report
    • Linking Iowa’s Freight Transportation System (LIFTS) Program funding recommendations (The recommendations were discussed during the April workshop and can be viewed online at https://iowadot.gov/iowarail/financial-assistance/lifts)
    • Washington, D.C., trip discussion
    • Five-Year Program discussion
      • Program Development
      • Integrated Corridor Management Studies
    • Federal Fiscal Year 2019 Transit Programs (vehicle replacement) (Following the workshop, the recommendations can be viewed at https://iowadot.gov/transit/funding-programs-and-applications/funding-programs)
    • Statewide Transportation Enhancement – Scenic Acquisition recommendation (Following the workshop, the recommendations can be viewed at https://iowadot.gov/systems_planning/Grant-Programs/Transportation-Alternatives)
    • RISE project
      • Cedar Rapids Immediate Opportunity
      • West Des Moines Immediate Opportunity
    • Developmental RISE discussion

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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 88926242

 


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