The DVRPC Board

5/22/2008
10:00 A.M.


AGENDA



  (Lunch will be served following the meeting)

* Please park at the National Constitution Parking Garage
(Parking is also still available at the Bourse Garage
for Board Members and Alternates)

A list of attendees will be given
to the Security Guard in the Main Lobby
Upon arrival, please check in with the Guard for a visitor badge
then proceed to the 8th floor DVRPC Conference Room


CALL TO ORDER - CHAIR'S COMMENTS

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of April 24, 2008 2. DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

a. PA07-92: Penn's Landing Ferry System (MPMS# 84470), DRPA - Proposed New Demo Project

b. PA07-93: Philadelphia Zoo Intermodal Transportation Improvements (MPMS #84473), Philadelphia - Proposed New Demo Project

c. PA07-94: PA 309/PA 63 Connector Project - Phase I (MPMS #16438), Montgomery County

d. PA07-95: US 202: Exton Bypass to US 202 Section 300 Project (MPMS #83612), Chester County - Proposed New Project

e. PA07-96a: I-95 Bridge Rehabilitation Analysis (MPMS #83803), Philadelphia - Proposed New Project

f. PA07-96b: I-95 Bridge Repair (MPMS #82619), Various Counties - Proposed New Project

g. PA07-97: Lancaster Avenue Signals (MPMS #57898), Philadelphia

3. Fiscal Year 2009 Planning Work Program Amendment: Lafayette Street Extension Traffic Study

4. Letter of Support for Delaware and Lehigh Pennsylvania Byway Designation, Bucks County

A letter of support is being requested from the Heritage Conservancy for the Delaware and Lehigh Pennsylvania Byway Designation.

PRESENTATIONS

5. William Penn Foundation Regional Indicators Project

The William Penn Foundation has requested DVRPC to update their regional indicators report which created a detailed inventory of protected open space lands and locally-funded open space programs for their grantmaking territory, a 22-county region centered on Philadelphia. Staff will present the updated report.

INFORMATION ITEMS

6. Nominating Committee Report: Proposed Candidates for Fiscal Year 2008 DVRPC Board Officers

The Nominating Committee will report their recommended slate of officers to serve on the DVRPC Board for Fiscal Year 2009 (July 1, 2008 through June 30, 3009. Elections will take place at the regular June Board meeting at which time nominations may also be made from the floor.

7. DVRPC TIP Website

Staff will present a new online search and mapping feature which has been added to the TIP Website.

8. Regional Citizens Committee RCC) Report

The activities of the RCC Meeting of May 14, 2008 will be reported to the Board.

9. Executive Director's Report

a. DVRPC Annual Dinner

b. Urban Land Institute Infrastructure Forum

c. Local Transportation Funding Options

d. Regional Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory

e. Southeastern Pennsylvania First Suburbs Convention

f. Land Use, Transportation and Economic Development Meeting

g. Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association

10. Committee Reports

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

11. 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 April 24, 2008
(2) Commissioner Summary sheets (Action Items 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f, 2g, 3 and 4)
(3) PCC/RTC Recommendations for May 22, 2008


DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

Thursday May 22, 2008
Immediately following Board Meeting


AGENDA


CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS **

1. Minutes of Meeting of April 24, 2008

2. Contract Authorizations: Conduct Research and Focus Groups for the TransitChek Program and for the Long Range Plan

3. Approval to Implement DVRPC Domestic Partners Benefits

INFORMATION ITEM

4. Nominating Committee Report: Proposed Candidates for Fiscal Year 2009 DVRPC Executive Committee Officers

The Nominating Committee will report their recommended slate of officers to serve on the Executive Committee for Fiscal Year 2008 (July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009). Elections will take place at the regular June Board meeting at which time nominations may also be made from the floor.

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:
(1) Minutes of Meeting of April 24, 2008
(2) Commissioner's Summary Sheets (Action Item 2 and 3)

* 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