Iowa DOT News Release



Iowa Transportation Commission to meet in Council Bluffs July 9

Posted on: July 05, 2019

AMES, Iowa – July 5, 2019 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at the Mid-America Center, One Arena Way, in Council Bluffs.

 

      Business meeting agenda Tuesday, July 9

Time

Title

 

Presenter

8 a.m.

*Election of Officers

 

Kathy Fehrman,
Commission Chair

 

*Approve Minutes of the
June 11, 2019, Commission Meeting

 

Danielle Griggs,
Commission secretary,
515-239-1919

 

Commission Comments

 

 

 

Staff Comments

 

 

 

*Administrative Rules
-761 IAC 600 – General Information;

-761 IAC 602 – Classes of Driver’s Licenses;

-761 IAC 604 – License Examination;

-761 IAC 605 – License Issuance;

-761 IAC 607 – Commercial Driver Licensing

 

 

Mark Lowe, director,
515-239-1111

 

 

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

 

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

 

*RISE application – Butler County

 

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

 

*RISE application – Washington County

 

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

 

*Public Transit Infrastructure Grant Program Funding Recommendations

 

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

8:10

Adjourn

 

 

*Action items

 

 Public input meeting agenda Tuesday, July 9

*Input meeting will begin shortly after the conclusion of the Commission business meeting.

Time

Title

Presenter

8:15 a.m.*

Opening remarks

Commission chair

8:20 a.m.

Welcome by City of Council Bluffs

Mayor Matt Walsh

8:25 a.m.

Metropolitan Area Planning Agency

Mike Helgerson

8:35 a.m.

City of Sioux City

Marty Dougherty

8:45 a.m.

Southwest Iowa Planning Council

John McCurdy

8:55 a.m.

Legislator introductions/comments

 

9:00 a.m.

Meet and greet

 

9:25 a.m.

U.S. 30 Hwy Coalition

Adam Schweers

9:35 a.m.

City of Boone

Greg Piklapp

9:45 a.m.

Plywood Trail

Graham McGaffin

9:55 a.m.

Unscheduled Delegations

 

Monday, July 8
Transportation tour
The Commission and Iowa Department of Transportation staff will tour transportation projects in southwest Iowa Monday, July 8, starting at 9:15 a.m. at the Mid-America Center, One Arena Way, in Council Bluffs. The tour will end around 2:30 p.m. at the Mid-America Center. 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, July 8 beginning at 3:30 p.m. at the Mid-America Center, One Arena Way, in Council Bluffs. 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 600 – General Information
      • 761 IAC 602 – Classes of Driver’s Licenses
      • 761 IAC 604 – License Examination
      • 761 IAC 605 – License Issuance
      • 761 IAC 607 – Commercial Driver Licensing
  • 2019 Highway Program balance report
  • Public Transit Infrastructure Grant Program (The recommendations were discussed during the June workshop and can be viewed online at https://iowadot.gov/transit/funding-programs-and-applications/funding-programs)
  • State Aviation Program Recommendations
  • RISE projects
    • Waterloo Immediate Opportunity
    • Butler County Immediate Opportunity
    • Washington County Immediate Opportunity
  • Corps of Engineers Overview

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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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