The DVRPC Board

4/22/2010
10:00 A.M.

Commission Office
The ACP Building - 8th Floor
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
For directions Call (215) 592-1800
Please Use Sixth Street Entrance

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER - CHAIR'S COMMENTS

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

ACTION ITEMS
 
1.Minutes of Meeting of March 25, 2010

2.DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

a.NJ10-18:  River Road Improvements Cramer Hill (DB #D0902), Camden County

b.PA09-93a:  Vehicle Overhaul Program (MPMS #60582), SEPTA

c.PA09-93b:  Preventive Maintenance Flex (MPMS #90123) PennDOT/SEPTA

d.PA09-94:  Chester County ARRA Paving (MPMS #86872), Chester County

e.PA09-95:  US 13/9TH Street/Morton Avenue Signals (DS1) (MPMS #47990), Delaware County

f.PA09-96:  District 6 On-Demand Bridge Maintenance Contracts (MPMS #89027, 89028, 89092), Various Counties

3.Authorization to Open a 30-Day Public Comment Period for the Draft DVRPC 2011 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for New Jersey (FY2011-2014) and Pennsylvania (FY2011-2014) and for the Associated Transportation Conformity Determination

4.Fiscal Year 2011 DVRPC Planning Work Program Projects  

a.Burlington County Guide Rail Inventory Planning Initiative

b.Gloucester County Guide Rail Inventory Planning Initiative

5.Appointment of Nominating Committee for Fiscal Year 2011 DVRPC Board Officers   

A Nominating Committee will be selected to appoint candidates for Board Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer for Fiscal Year 2011 (July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011).  The Chair for FY 2011 must be from Pennsylvania.  The committee will report these candidates at the May Board meeting and elections will take place at the June Board Meeting.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

6.Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report   

The activities from the RCC Meeting of April March 13, 2010 will be reported to the Board.

INFORMATION ITEMS

7.Regional Infrastructure Improvement Zones (RIIZ) - Revisions and Status Update 

The proposed Senate Bill to amend the IRS Code to provide federal tax deductions for contributions to designated RIIZ infrastructure improvements is nearing introduction by Senator Arlen Specter.  In response to concerns raised by the Board in December 2009, revisions to the draft bill have been made. Representatives from the National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) will attend the Board meeting to summarize the proposed bill and the changes made, as well as respond to questions.

8.Executive Director's Report   

a. Pennsylvania Transportation Funding

b. New Jersey Transportation Funding

c. Connections Plan Municipal Implementation

d. Food System Plan Competitive Grants

e. DVRPC Annual Dinner

f. Regional Student Forum

g. APA National Conference

9.Committee Reports

a.Planning Coordinating Committee/Regional Transportation Committee-Donald Shanis

b.Regional Safety Task Force-John Ward

c.Delaware Valley Goods Movement Task Force-Donald Shanis

10.One Minute Reports  

Board Members and Alternates are invited to provide updates on the activities of their counties/agencies.

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