The DVRPC Board

1/22/2009
Preceding Board Meeting at 9:30 a.m.
All Board Members and Alternates
Watch Recording

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 December 4, 2009

2.    DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions  

a.    PA09-15a:  PA 100 South, Pines Community Noisewalls (MPMS #84989), Chester County

b.    PA09-15b:  I-476 Southbound, Avondale Springs Noisewalls (MPMS #84990), Delaware County

c.    PA09-16:  US 322, Main Street / PA 10 Intersection Improvements (MPMS #72603), Chester County

d.    PA09-17:  Schuylkill River Park Pedestrian Bridge (MPMS #81584), Philadelphia

e.    NJ09-05:  Maple Shade Township Special Projects Road Program (DB #To be determined), Burlington County

f.    NJ09-06:  Bridge Rehabilitation (DB #DR040), Delaware River Port  Authority

3.    Adoption of the DVRPC Fiscal Year 2010 Unified Planning Work Program
   
The DVRPC Fiscal Year 2010 Unified Planning Work Program public comment period closed on January 16, 2009.  Adoption by the Board is now being requested.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

4.    Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Repor  

The activities from the RCC Meeting of January 13, 2009 will be reported to the Board.

PRESENTATIONS

5.    Bucks County's New Year's Resolutions   

Commissioner James Cawley, Vice-Chair of the Bucks County Commissioners and Lynn Bush, Executive Director, Bucks County Planning Commission, will present to the Board New Year's Resolutions for Bucks County. 

6.    INFORMATION ITEM

a.    Connections Long-Range Plan Public Outreach

DVRPC has recently completed the initial round of public outreach activities to gather input for the Connections Long-Range Plan update.  Individual components included an on-line survey; focus groups and in-depth interviews with the public, municipal officials and developers; and a series of public workshops throughout the region.  Staff will summarize the results from each of the groups including common identified issues and barriers to implementing the plan.
 
b.   Efficient Growth for Growing Suburbs (EGGS)

The EGGS Program is a new grant program funded by PennDOT that will provide grants to growing suburbs to improve growth management and community design and to optimize the efficiency of the transportation network.


7.    Executive Director's Report 

a.    Federal Economic Stimulus Program
       
b.    Climate Change Planning Activities       

c.    Pennsylvania Community Transportation Initiation
   
d.    DVRPC Annual Dinner
   
8.    Committee Reports

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

b.    Information Resource Exchange Group    - Joseph Fazekas
       
c.    Regional Aviation Committee        - Roger Moog

d.    Delaware Valley Goods Movement Task Force    - Ted Dahlburg

9.    One Minute Reports  

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

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:

(1)    Minutes of meeting of December 4, 2008
(2)    Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Items 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f, and 3)
(3)    PCC/RTC Recommendations for January 22, 2009



DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

Commission Offices
190 N. Independence Mall West, 8th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS **

1. Minutes of Meeting of December 4, 2008

INFORMATION ITEM

2. Draft DVRPC Fiscal Year 2010 Budget

3. DVRPC FY 2009 Planning Work Program Second Quarter Report

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS


Attachments:

(1) Minutes of Meeting of December 4, 2008

* Voting Members:
New Jersey
NJ Dept. Of Community Affairs: Joyce Paul
NJ Dept. Of Transportation: Brent Barnes
NJ Governor's Appointee: Sonia Frontera
NJ Counties: Jerald R. Cureton, Esq.
City of Camden: Edward Williams


Pennsylvania
PA Governor's Policy Office: Joanne Denworth
PA Dept. of Transportation: James Ritzman
PA Governor's Appointee: David Mandelbaum
PA Counties: Carol Aichele
City of Philadelphia: Gary Jastrzab




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