Iowa DOT News Release



Iowa Transportation Commission to meet August 10 in Carroll

Posted on: August 05, 2021

AMES, Iowa – Aug. 5, 2021 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 10 in Carroll at the Santa Maria Event Center, 218 West 6th Street. While the meeting is anticipated to be open for in-person attendance by delegations and the public, participation via conference call or Teams is still encouraged to minimize the number of in-person attendees. This is to assure adequate social distancing measures can be accommodated.

Business meeting agenda Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021

Time

Title

 

Presenter

8 a.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
July 13, 2021, Commission Meeting

 

Danielle Madden,
Commission assistant,
515-239-1919

 

Commission Comments

   
 

DOT Staff Comments

   
 

*Commission Guidebook

 

Linda Juckette,
Commission Chair

 

*Administrative Rules 761 IAC

- 380 – Motor Vehicles Operated by an Automated Driving System

-400 – Vehicle Registration and Certificate of Title

-524 – For-Hire Intrastate Motor Carrier Authority

-540 – Transportation Network Companies



 

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

 

*Fiscal Year 2022 State Aviation Program

 

Shane Wright
Modal Transportation Bureau
515-239-1048

 

*Highway-Railroad Crossing Safety Program

 

Kris Klop
Modal Transportation Bureau
515-239-1108

 

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

 

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

 

*RISE Settlement – City of Ames

 

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

 

*RISE Settlement – City of Grimes

 

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

 

*RISE Settlement – City of Boone

 

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

8:15 a.m.

Adjourn

   

*Action items

 

Public input meeting agenda Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021

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

Time

Title

Presenter

*8:15 a.m.

Opening remarks

Linda Juckette, Commission chair

   8:20 am

City of Carroll

Mayor Pro Tem Jerry Fleshner

   8:30 am

Highway 30 Coalition

Adam Schweers

   8:45 am

St. Anthony Regional Hospital

Ed Smith

   8:50 am

Carroll County Board of Supervisors

Gene Meiners

   8:55 am

Carroll Area Development Corporation

Jim Auen

   9:00 am

Windstar Lines Inc.

Jeff Greteman

   9:10 am

Legislator Introductions/Comments

 

   9:25 am

Region XII Council of Governments

Rick Hunsaker

   9:40 am

Southwest Iowa Planning Council

John McCurdy

   9:50 am

US 61 Coalition

Della Schmidt

   9:55 am

Citizen

John Beltz

   10:05 am

Unscheduled Delegations 

 

 Monday, Aug. 9, 2021

Transportation tour
The Commission and Iowa Department of Transportation staff will tour transportation projects in southern Iowa Monday, Aug. 9, starting at 9:15 a.m. at the Carrollton Inn, 1730 US Highway 71 N in Carroll. The tour will end around 2:30 p.m. at Carrollton Inn. Transportation-related matters may be discussed, but no action will be taken on the tour.

Monday, Aug. 9, 2021

Informal workshop session
The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT Monday, Aug. 9, in person and via conference call beginning at 3:30 p.m. in the Santa Maria Event Center, 218 West 6th Street, following the tour. While the meeting is anticipated to be open for in-person attendance by delegations and the public, participation via conference call or Teams is still encouraged to minimize the number of in-person attendees. 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
    • Review of Commission Guidebook
    • Administrative Rules
      • 380 – Motor Vehicles Operated by an Automated Driving System
      • 400 – Vehicle Registration and Certificate of Title
      • 524 – For-Hire Intrastate Motor Carrier Authority
      • 540 – Transportation Network Companies
    • COVID-19 Transportation Funding Impact Update
  • 2021 Highway Program Balance Report
  • State Aviation Program Recommendation (The recommendations were discussed at the July Commission meeting and can be viewed at https://iowadot.gov/aviation/airport-managers-and-sponsors/State-Funding/state-funding-programs)
    • Commercial Service Vertical Infrastructure
    • General Aviation Vertical Infrastructure
    • Airport Improvement Program
  • Highway-Railroad Crossing Safety Program Amendment
  • RISE projects
    • Audubon County Immediate Opportunity
  • RISE settlements
    • City of Ames
    • City of Grimes
    • City of Boone
  • County RISE Fund Transfer
  • RISE Policy Discussion
  • COVID-19 Relief – Trails Funding Recommendations
  • Public Transit Infrastructure Grant Program Funding Recommendations (Following the meeting the recommendations can be viewed at https://iowadot.gov/transit/funding-programs-and-applications/funding-programs)
  • Corridor Preservation Zone Recommendation – Future U.S. 63 Northwest Bypass of Oskaloosa
  • Corridor Preservation Zone Recommendation – Iowa 12 Gordon Drive Viaduct in Sioux City

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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 440 237 881#

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