The DVRPC Board

10/23/2008
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



  (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

AGENDA


CALL TO ORDER - CHAIR'S COMMENTS

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of September 25, 2008

2. DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

a. PA09-03: Expressway Service Patrol Program (MPMS #69801), Various

b. PA09-04: North Broad Streetscape Improvement Project (MPMS #74807), Montgomery County

3. Fiscal Year 2009 Planning Work Program Amendments

a. Installation of Automated Weather Observation Systems (AWOS) at Ten General Aviation Airports in New Jersey

b. Sustainable Skylines Initiative, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties

c. Proposed Course on Energy and Smart Growth

PRESENTATIONS

4. Making the Land Use Connection - Regional What-If Scenario Analysis

Staff will present findings from this report, which examines three disparate future land use scenarios: sprawl, recentralization, and trend. The scenarios are analyzed for their impacts on land use, transportation, the environment and economic development. The report will be showcased at the upcoming county workshops which are being conducted to solicit public comment on long-range plan policies.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

5. Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report

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

6. Executive Director's Report

a. PennDOT Planning Partners

b. NJDOT Investment Strategies

c. PA First Suburbs Project

d. Forum on the Future of New Jersey

e. Long-Range Plan County Workshops

f. Mid-Atlantic Roundtable

7. Committee Reports

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

8. One Minute Reports (Board Members and Alternates)

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 September 25, 2008
(2) Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Items 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, and 3c)
(3) PCC/RTC Recommendations for October 23, 2008


DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

Thursday October 23, 2008
Immediately following Board Meeting

AGENDA


CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS **

1. Minutes of Meeting of September 25, 2008

INFORMATION ITEM

2. FY 2009 Planning Work Program First Quarter Report

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:
(1) Minutes of Meeting of September 25, 2008