The DVRPC Board

12/2/2005
3:13 P.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


Resorts Casino Hotel*
1133 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Starlight Conference Room

* Please note time and location Change

AGENDA


CALL TO ORDER - CHAIRMAN'S COMMENTS

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of October 27, 2005

2. Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

a. TIP Action PA05-51: I-95 Bleigh to Academy, Philadelphia, ($7.290 million)

b. TIP Action PA05-52: High Arch Bridge, Montgomery County ($800,000)

3. New Jersey Local Scoping Highway Program

The New Jersey Local Scoping Program provides federal funds directly to member governments for the advancement of projects through the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and preliminary engineering processes. By developing solutions to a defined problem, projects may then be eligible for advancement in the Statewide TIP (STIP).

4. DVRPC FY 2006 Planning Work Program Amendments

a. US Route 202 Section 700 Traffic, Phase 2, Bucks and Montgomery Counties

b. Highway-Railroad Grade Crossing Management System

c. Route 202 - Section ES 1/100 Land Use Implementation Project, Chester and Delaware Counties

d. Identification of Bus Pull-Outs on Camden County Roads

5. Authorization to Open Transportation Conformity Public Comment Period for the Draft Conformity Finding of the FY 2005 Pennsylvania Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), FY 2006 New Jersey TIP, and the Destination 2030 Long Range Plan

Adhering to all regulatory requirements, DVRPC must demonstrate transportation conformity of the FY 2005 Pennsylvania TIP, FY 2006 New Jersey TIP, and the Destination 2030 Long Range Plan for the applicable pollutants in the national Ambient Air Quality Standards. Staff expects to complete all quantitative analyses by late November, and requests Board action to open a public comment period from December 5, 2005 to January 6, 2006 to receive comment on the finding.

6. FY 2005 Project Selection for the Transportation and Community Development Initiative (TCDI) Program

Over the past three years, DVRPC has provided a total of 76 TCDI planning grants throughout the region. The fourth round of the TCDI was announced in July 2005, and applications were due back to DVRPC on September 30th. The projects have been ranked and prioritized. Board action is being requested for the recommended projects.

7. DVRPC Draft FY 2007 Planning Work Program

The Board will be requested to authorize the distribution for review and comment of the DVRPC Draft Fiscal Year 2007 Planning Work Program for adoption in January.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

8. Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report

INFORMATION ITEMS

9. Executive Director's Report

a. New Jersey Central Forum held on November 14, 2005 in Princeton

b. New Jersey Department of Transportation Long Range Plan Discussion held on December 1, 2005

ADVISORY ITEMS

10. Committee Reports

a. Planning Coordinating Committee/Regional Transportation Committee - Donald 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 September 22, 2005
(2) Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Items 2a, 2b, 3, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 5, 6, and 7)
(3) PCC/RTC Recommendations for December 2, 2005


DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
  FRIDAY DECEMBER 2, 2005 - 3:15 p.m.*

Resorts Casino Hotel
1133 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Starlight Conference Room

AGENDA


CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS *

1. Minutes of Meeting of October 27, 2005

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:
(1) Minutes of Meeting of October 27, 2004

* 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