The DVRPC Board

7/24/2003
10:30

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 June 26, 2003

2. Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

a. TIP Action PA03-30a:

I-76 Westbound Noise Walls, Montgomery County

b. TIP Action PA03-30b:

I-95 Pre-Cast Bridge Parapets, Philadelphia

c. TIP Action PA03-30c:

I-76 Pre-Cast Bridge Parapets
Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties

d. TIP Action PA03-31:

Section 5311 Capital Assistance, Capitol Trailways Intercity Bus Terminal, Montgomery County

e. TIP Action PA03-13:

Gloucester County Restriping Program Gloucester County

3. DVRPC FY 2004 Planning Work Program Amendment: Targeted Advertising for the BurLink-Southern New Jersey Light Rail Transportation System Connection

The Cross County Transportation Management Association (CCTMA) has requested that the Burlington County Shuttle be carried over to the FY 2004 DVRPC Planning Work Program. This project is intended to promote the Burlington to Trenton rail line, which will not open until the fall.

4. DVRPC's Disclosure of Public Records Policy

DVRPC is required by law to adopt a policy for the release of Public Records. A draft copy of DVRPC's Disclosure of Public Records Policy was distributed to the Board at its April 24, 2003 meeting for their review. Revisions have been made to the document and action is now needed to adopt this policy and to authorize DVRPC to open a public comment period to include this document in DVRPC's Public Participation Plan: A Strategy for Citizen Involvement which was adopted by the Board at its September 20, 2001 meeting.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

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 July 15, 2003.

ADVISORY ITEM

6. Board Committee Appointments for FY 2004

Chairman Gurick will announce the FY 2004 Board Committee Appointments.

INFORMATION ITEMS

7. Executive Director's Report

a. PENNDOT Planning partners meeting, July 22, 2003 Camp Hill, PA

b. DVRPC Annual Board Retreat, December 3, 2003, Trenton Marriott

c. Certification Review of the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area Planning Process, Final Report

8. Schuylkill Valley Metro Station Planning

John Beckman, PP, AICP, Wallace Roberts & Todd, LLC, will summarize the station area planning and implementation activities, working with local Community Task Forces, for five station areas along the proposed Schuylkill Valley Metro Rail corridor between Philadelphia and Reading.

9. South Jersey Port Inland Distribution Network Study

Marlin Peterson of DMJM & Harris will present the results of a feasibility assessment for establishing a Port Inland Distribution Network feeder port facility in South jersey. this work has been performed with the participation of DVRPC, the Delaware River Port Authority, the South Jersey Port Corporation, and other planning partners.

10. New Jersey Pavement Management System

Arthur Eisdorfer, Manager of Civil Engineering, will discuss the magnitude of pavement needs in New Jersey as identified by the Pavement Management System.

ADVISORY ITEMS

11. Committee Reports

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

b. Goods Movement Task Force - John J. Coscia

c. Regional Land Use and Development - Barry Seymour
Committee

d. Board Policy Analysis Committee - John J. Coscia

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:
(1) Minutes of meeting of June 26, 2003
(2) Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Items 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 3,and 4)
(3) PCC/RTC Recommendations for July 24, 2003


DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING



THURSDAY JULY 24, 2003
Immediately following Board Meeting

AGENDA


CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS *

1. Minutes of Meeting of June 26, 2003

2. Contract Authorizations:

a. Preliminary Engineering Services Pertaining to Access Improvements to the Crossroads Redevelopment Area, Township of Pennsauken, Camden County, New Jersey

b. Design and Printing Services for TransitChek Marketing Efforts

INFORMATION ITEM

3. DVRPC Planning Work Program Report - Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2003

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:
(1) Minutes of Meeting of June 26, 2003
(2) Commissioners Summary Sheet (Action Item 2a and 2b)

* 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: Edward Williams
Pennsylvania
PA Governor's Policy Office: Joanne Denworth
PA Dept. of Transportation: Larry M. King
PA Governor's Appointee: Caroline Anderson Novak
PA Counties: Charles H. Martin
City of Philadelphia: Gary Jastrzab