Iowa DOT News Release



Iowa Transportation Commission to meet in Ames Feb. 11

Posted on: February 06, 2020

AMES, Iowa – Feb. 6, 2020 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in the Materials Conference Room at the Iowa Department of Transportation’s headquarters at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames.

Attendees to the Feb. 11, 2020, meeting are asked to enter the Iowa DOT complex through the “Materials” entrance. When looking at the building façade from the east parking lot, the Materials building is south of the glass walkway over the driveway between the Administration and Materials buildings. The doors are on the east side of the facility.

      Business meeting agenda Tuesday, Feb. 11

Time

Title

 

Presenter

1:30 p.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
Jan. 14, 2020, Commission Meeting

 

Danielle Madden,
Commission assistant,
515-239-1919

 

Commission Comments

   
 

DOT Staff Comments

   
 

*Administrative Rules
-761 IAC 400 – Vehicle Registration

-761 IAC 425 – Motor Vehicle and Travel Trailer Dealers

 

Melissa Spiegel, director,
Motor Vehicle Division,
515-237-3121

 

*Administrative Rules

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

 

Melissa Spiegel, director,
Motor Vehicle Division,

515-237-3121

 

*Administrative Rules
-761 IAC 607 – Commercial Driver Licensing

 

Melissa Spiegel, director,
Motor Vehicle Division,
515-237-3121

 

*Administrative Rules
-761 IAC 117 – Outdoor Advertising

 

Mitchel Dillavou, chief engineer,
Highway Administration,
515-239-1124

 

*Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) application – Clinton

 

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

 

*Project Prioritization Weighting (2021-2025 Highway Program)

 

Matt Haubrich,
Organizational Improvement,
515-233-7902

 

*Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021 Federal Aviation Administration Funding Pre-applications

 

Shane Wright,
Aviation Bureau,
515-239-1048

 

*Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2019 Federal Bus Replacement Discretionary Funding

 

Brent Paulsen,
Public Transit Bureau
515-239-1132

1:40 p.m.

Adjourn

   

*Action item

     


Tuesday, Feb. 11
Informal workshop session
The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT beginning 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the Materials Conference Room at the Iowa DOT’s headquarters in Ames.

The following transportation-related matters may be discussed, but no action will be taken during the meetings. The items are listed in no particular order and may be discussed at any point during the workshops

  • Commission input
    • Director’s report
      • 2021 Iowa DOT budget update
    • Administrative Rules
      • 761 IAC 400 – Vehicle Registration
      • 761 IAC 425 – Motor Vehicle and Travel Trailer Dealers
      • 761 IAC 511 – Special Permits for Operation and Movement of Vehicles and Loads of Excess Size and Weight
      • 761 IAC 607 – Commercial Driver Licensing
      • 761 IAC 117 – Outdoor Advertising
    • Future Commission Meeting Dates
    • 2020 Highway Program Balance Report
    • Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2019 Federal Bus Replacement Discretionary Funding Recommendations (These recommendations were discussed at the January workshop and can be viewed online at https://iowadot.gov/transit/funding-programs-and-applications/funding-programs)
    • Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021 Federal Aviation Administration Funding Pre-applications (Following the workshop, the recommendations can be viewed at https://iowadot.gov/aviation/airport-managers-and-sponsors/Federal-Funding/federal-funding-programs)
    • RISE project
      • Clinton Immediate Opportunity
    • Five-year Program Discussion
      • Transportation Systems Management and Operations Overview
      • Project Prioritization Weighting
      • Project 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 88926242

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