The DVRPC Board

5/27/2004
10:30 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


CALL TO ORDER - CHAIRMAN'S COMMENTS

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of May 22, 2004

2. Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

a. TIP Action PA03-54: Stanbridge Street Bridge, PENNDOT

b. TIP Action PA03-55: Schuylkill River Park Ramp at the South Street Bridge, City of Philadelphia

c. TIP Action NJ04-11a: Gloucester County Bike Trail, Gloucester County

d. TIP Action NJ04-11b: Gloucester County Restriping Project, Gloucester County

e. TIP Action NJ04-12: Battery Back-Up for Traffic Signals, Burlington County

f. TIP Action NJ04-13: Raised Pavement Markers, Camden County

g. TIP Action NJ04-14: Transportation and Community Development Initiative (TCDI), Various Counties in New Jersey

3. Proposed Amendments to the Tri-County Water Quality Management Plan

a. Florence Township Wastewater Management Plan Amendment, Florence Township, Burlington County

b. North Hanover Township Comprehensive Wastewater Management Plan, North Hanover Township, Burlington County

c. Four Total Maximum Daily Loads for Total Phosphorus in the Cooper River Watershed, Camden County, Lower Delaware Water Region

DISCUSSION ITEMS

4. Nominating Committee Report: Proposed Candidates for Fiscal Year 2005 DVRPC Board Officers

The Nominating Committee will report their recommended slate of officers to serve on the DVRPC Board for Fiscal Year 2005 (July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005). Elections will take place at the regular June Board meeting at which time nominations may also be made from the floor.

5. Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report

Dennis Winters, Chairman of the RCC, will report to the Board the activities of the RCC's Meeting of May 18, 2004.

INFORMATION ITEMS

6. Executive Director's Report

a. New Jersey Central Forum, April 23, 2003

b. TransitChek Policy Committee Meeting, April 29, 2004

c. Pennsylvania Rail Freight Conference in Harrisburg, May 5-7, 2004.

d. DVRPC Annual Dinner held on May 19, 2004

e. Ozone Action Kick-Off, May 24, 2004

PRESENTATION

7. Environmental and Open Space Planning at DVRPC

Staff will update the Board on DVRPC's Open Space and Environmental Planning projects, including open space inventories; greenway, open space and farmland preservation plans at the regional, county and municipal levels; conservation ordinances, coastal zone management projects, and sewer and water infrastructure studies.

8. DVRPC Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Program

DVRPC staff will present recent accomplishments of the ITS Program including the status of the Regional Integrated Multimodal Information Sharing (RIMIS) Concept. The intent of RIMIS is to develop an information sharing network which will link operations centers of the region's transportation and emergency response stakeholders.

ADVISORY ITEMS

9. Committee Reports

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

b. Tri-County Water Quality Management Board - Barry Seymour

10. 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 22, 2004
(2) Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Items 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f, and 2g)
(3) PCC/RTC Recommendations for May 27, 2004


DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

  MAY 27, 2004
Immediately following Board Meeting


AGENDA


CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS *

1. Minutes of Meeting of May 22, 2004

DISCUSSION ITEM

2. Contract Authorization: Gloucester County Guiderail Replacement

3. Nominating Committee Report for Fiscal Year 2005 DVRPC Executive Committee Officers

The Nominating Committee will report their recommended slate of officers to serve on the DVRPC Executive Committee for Fiscal Year 2005 (July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005)

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:
(1) Minutes of Meeting of April 22, 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