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Iowa Transportation Commission to meet June 13 in Burlington

AMES, Iowa – June 8, 2023 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting on Tuesday, June 13 in Burlington at the Auditorium-Burlington Riverfront Entertainment, 200 North Front Street.

Business meeting agenda Tuesday, June 13, 2023





8 a.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
May 9, 2023, Commission Meeting


Cindy Dorhout,
Commission assistant,


Commission Comments


DOT Staff Comments


*Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) – Mahaska County/Oskaloosa


Deb Arp, team leader,
Systems Planning Bureau


*Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) Project Settlement – Farley


Deb Arp, team leader,
Systems Planning Bureau


*2024-2028 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program


Stuart Anderson, director,
Transportation Development Division,

8:10 a.m.



*Action items


Public input meeting agenda Tuesday, June 13, 2023

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




*8:15 a.m.

Opening remarks

Richard Arnold, Commission chair

8:20 a.m.

City of Burlington

Mayor Jon D. Billups

8:35 a.m.

Highway 61 Coalition

Della Schmidt

8:45 a.m.

Legislator Introductions/Comments


9:00 a.m.

Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission

Mike Norris

9:15 a.m.

Bi-State Regional Commission

Denise Bulat

9:25 a.m.

Unscheduled Delegations



Monday, June 12, 2023

Transportation tour
The Commission and Iowa Department of Transportation staff will tour transportation projects in southeast Iowa on Monday, June 12, starting at 9:00 a.m. at the Hampton Inn & Suites Burlington, 3001 Winegard Drive, Suite 130, Burlington. The tour will end around 2:30 p.m. at the Hampton Inn & Suites Burlington. Transportation-related matters may be discussed, but no action will be taken on the tour.


Monday, June 12, 2023

Informal workshop session
The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT, Monday, June 12, in person and via conference call beginning at 3:30 p.m. at the at Auditorium-Burlington Riverfront Entertainment, 200 North Front Street, Burlington, following the tour. 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
  • Transportation Trends Update
  • 2023 Highway Program Balance Report
  • RISE Projects
    • Mahaska County/Oskaloosa Local Development
    • Farley Project Settlement
  • Five-Year Program Discussion


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 Teams 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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