The DVRPC Board

4/27/2006
10:00AM

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)


CALL TO ORDER - CHAIRMAN'S COMMENTS

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of March 23, 2006

2. Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

a. TIP Action PA05-67a: North Delaware Avenue Extension, Lewis to Bridge, Bridesburg, Philadelphia ($360,000)

b. TIP Action NJ05-67b: I-95: Levick to Bleigh, Philadelphia ($7 million)

c. TIP Action PA05-67c: Easton Road Bridges Over Deep Run Creek, Bucks County ($5.660 million)

d. TIP Action PA05-67d: Naaman's Creek Road Restoration, Delaware County ($7.5 million)

e. TIP Action PA05-68: Philadelphia Naval Center Shuttle, Philadelphia ($140,000)

f. TIP Action PA05-69: Limekiln Pike / 202 Intersection, Bucks County ($750,000)

g. TIP Action PA05-70: Willow Grove Avenue Over SEPTA R8 (Bridge), Philadelphia ($300,000)

h. TIP Action PA05-71: PA 422 Reconstruction, PA 29 to Township Line, Montgomery County ($350,000)

3. Authorization to Open a 30-Day Public Comment Period for the Draft FY 2007 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for New Jersey (FY 2007-2010) and for Pennsylvania (FY 2007-2010); and for the Conformity Determination of the 2030 Long Range Plan

The Draft FY 2007 Transportation Improvement Program for New Jersey and Pennsylvania has been developed as well as the updated conformity determination for the TIP and 2030 Long Range Plan. Board authorization is needed to release these documents for public and agency review and comment during a 30-day public comment period beginning in early May.

4. Appointment of Nominating Committee for Fiscal Year 2007 DVRPC Board Officers

A Nominating Committee will be selected to appoint candidates for Board Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer for Fiscal Year 2007 (July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007). The Chair for FY 2007 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.

5. Appointment of the Recommended Candidate to be the DVRPC Executive Director

The Executive Director Search Committee will present to the Board the recommended candidate selected to replace John J. Coscia as the Executive Director of DVRPC.

6. Federal Transit Administration Request for Comments - FY 2006 Interim Implementation Guidance and Proposed Fiscal Year 2007 Implementation Strategies for Elderly Individuals and Individuals with Disabilities, Job Access and Reverse Commute and New Freedom Programs

DISCUSSION ITEMS

7. Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report

The activities of the RCC Meeting of March 18, 2006 will be reported to the Board.

PRESENTATION

8. Ten Ideas for Creating the Transportation - Land Use Nexus

Staff will present Ten Ideas for Creating the Transportation - Land Use Nexus which includes lessons learned and recommendations for improving the state, regional and local coordination and implementation of transportation projects that integrate with their communities and contexts.

INFORMATION ITEMS

9. Executive Director's Report

a. Transportation Funding and Reform Commission Hearings, May 18 and 19 at DVRPC

b. Status Report on the DVRPC Annual Dinner

c. USDOT Joint Certification Review of DVRPC, May 31 and June 1, 2006

ADVISORY ITEMS

10. Committee Reports

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

b. Goods Movement Task Force - John J. Coscia

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 February 23, 2006
(2) Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Items 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f, 2g, 2h, 3, 4, 5, and 6)
(3) PCC/RTC Recommendations for April 27, 2006


DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING 

Thursday, April 27, 2006
Immediately following Board Meeting


AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS *

1. Minutes of Meeting of March 23, 2006

2. Appointment of Nominating Committee for Fiscal Year 2007 DVRPC Executive Committee Officers

INFORMATION ITEM

3. FY 2006 Planning Work Program Third Quarter Report

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:
(1) Minutes of Meeting of March 23, 2006

* Voting Members:
New Jersey
NJ Dept. Of Community Affairs: Joyce Paul
NJ Dept. Of Transportation: Brent Barnes
NJ Governor's Appointee: Paul T. Fader
NJ Counties: Thomas J. Gurick
City of Camden: Arijit De


Pennsylvania
PA Governor's Policy Office: Joanne Denworth
PA Dept. of Transportation: Larry M. King
PA Governor's Appointee: Richard W. Hayden, Esq.
PA Counties: Charles H. Martin
City of Philadelphia: Gary Jastrzab