Iowa DOT News Release



Iowa Transportation Commission to meet April 13

Posted on: April 08, 2021

AMES, Iowa – April 8, 2021 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting on Tuesday, April 13 at the Hotel Julien Dubuque, 200 Main Street in Dubuque. While the Commission will meet in person, public participation will be limited to one representative from each delegation during the public input portion, or by conference call or Teams. This is to assure adequate social distancing measures can be accommodated.

Business meeting agenda Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Time

Title

 

Presenter

8 a.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
March 9, 2021, Commission Meeting

 

Danielle Madden,
Commission assistant,
515-239-1919

 

Commission Comments

   
 

DOT Staff Comments

   
 

*Administrative Rules

-761 IAC 105 – Holiday Rest Stops
-761 IAC 106 – Promotion of Iowa Agricultural Products at Rest Areas

 

Mitchell J. Dillavou, Chief Engineer,
Field Operations Division,

515-239-1124

 

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

 

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

 

* RISE application – City of Independence

 

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

 

* RISE application – City of Clinton

 

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

 

*Corridor Preservation Renewal -Interstate 80 from west of Dallas County Road R-16 to Grand Prairie Parkway

 

Bryan Bradley,
Location and Environment Bureau,
515-239-1787

 

*Program Objectives (2022-2026 Highway Program)

 

Stuart Anderson, director,
Transportation Development Division,
515-239-1661

8:10 a.m.

Adjourn

   

*Action items

 

Public input meeting agenda Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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

Time

Title

Presenter

*8:15 a.m.

Opening remarks

Nancy Maher, Commission chair

8:20 a.m.

City of Dubuque/Dubuque Metropolitan Area Transportation Study

Mayor Roy Buol

8:40 a.m.

Dubuque County

Ann McDonough

8:55 a.m.

Region 9 Regional Transit Authority

Kelly Deutmeyer

9:10 a.m.

Dubuque Regional Airport

Molly Grover

9:20 a.m.

Legislator Introductions/Comments

 

9:30 a.m.

Break

 

9:40 a.m.

U.S. 30 Highway Coalition

Adam Schweers

9:55 a.m.

City of Cedar Rapids

Jeff Pomeranz

10:10 a.m.

City of Cedar Falls

Chase Schrage

10:25 a.m.

Highway 150 Coalition

Dylan Mulfinger

10:40 a.m.

City of Mason City

Mark Rahm

10:55 a.m.

City of Hiawatha

Jon Fitch

Monday, April 12, 2021
Transportation tour
The Commission and Iowa Department of Transportation staff will tour transportation projects in northeast Iowa Monday, April 12, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Hotel Julien Dubuque, 200 Main Street in Dubuque. The tour will end around 2:30 p.m. at the Hotel Julien Dubuque. Transportation-related matters may be discussed, but no action will be taken on the tour.

Monday, April  12, 2021
Informal workshop session
The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT Tuesday, Monday, April 12, in person and via conference call beginning at 3:30 p.m. at the Hotel Julien Dubuque, 200 Main Street in Dubuque following the tour. In order to assure adequate social distancing, public participation in the workshop will be limited to conference call or Teams. 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 welcome
    • Administrative Rules
      • 761 IAC 105, Holiday Rest Stops
      • 761 IAC 106, Promotion of Iowa Agricultural Products at Rest Areas
    • COVID-19 Transportation Funding Impact Update
  • 2021 Highway Program Balance Report
    • RISE projects
      • Story County Immediate Opportunity
      • Independence Immediate Opportunity
      • Clinton Local Development
    • Corridor Preservation Renewal – Interstate 80 from west of Dallas County Road R-16 to Grand Prairie Parkway
    • Commercial and Industrial Network Modification
    • State Long-Range Transportation Plan and Freight Plan Updates
    • Five-Year Program 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.

Live audio and some presentation materials will be available via the Microsoft Teams Meeting link.

For those who wish to only join via audio, dial 515-817-6093 and use conference ID 333 771 076#

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