Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa Transportation Commission to meet in Ames Aug. 11

Posted on: August 06, 2020

AMES, Iowa – Aug. 6, 2020 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. While the Commission will meet in person at the Iowa DOT complex in Ames, public participation will be limited to conference call or Skype. This is to assure adequate social distancing measures can be accommodated.

Business meeting agenda Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020






*Approve Minutes of the
July 14, 2020, Commission Meeting


Danielle Madden,
Commission assistant,


Commission Comments


DOT Staff Comments


*Commission Guidebook


Nancy Maher,
Commission Chair


*Administrative Rules
-761 IAC 400 – Vehicle Registration and Certificate of Title

-761 IAC 505 – Interstate Motor Vehicle Fuel Licenses and Permits


Melissa Gillett, director,
Motor Vehicle Division,


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


Craig Markley, director,
Systems Planning Bureau,


*Public Transit Infrastructure Grant Program Funding Recommendations


Sree Mitra,
Public Transit Bureau,


*Fiscal Year 2021 State Aviation Program


Shane Wright
Aviation Bureau,|

12:10 p.m.



*Action items

Public input meeting agenda Tuesday, Aug. 11

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




12:10 p.m.*

Opening remarks

Nancy Maher, Commission chair

12:15 p.m.

Iowa Department of Transportation

Hector Torres-Cacho

12:35 p.m.

East Central Iowa Transportation Coalition

Beth Danowsky

12:50 p.m.

Oskaloosa/Mahaska County/Mahaska Chamber

Mike Schrock

1 p.m.

South Central Regional Airport Agency

Dr. David Barnes

1:10 p.m.

Area 15 Regional Planning Commission

Chris Kukla

1:25 p.m.

Highway 30 Coalition

Adam Schweers

1:40 p.m.

IA 150 Coalition

Dylan Mulfinger

Informal workshop session
The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT Tuesday, Aug. 11, in person and via conference call beginning at 9:30 a.m. In order to assure adequate social distancing, public participation in the workshop will be limited to conference call or Skype. 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.


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.

Live audio and some presentation materials will be available via the Skype meeting link.

For those who wish to only join via audio, dial 515-817-6093 and use conference ID 88926242

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