The DVRPC Board

2/22/2001
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 January 25, 2001

2. DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendments

  1. TIP Action PA0113 - PennDOT Adjustment Package
  2. TIP Action PA0115 - US 202, Section 400 (Montgomery and Chester Counties)
  3. TIP Action NJ0105 - Embankment Restoration/Erosion Control (Delaware River Port Authority

3. Release of the Draft Year 2025 Regional Transportation and Land Use Plan for Public Review and Comment

An update of the Long Range Transportation and Land Use Plan will be presented. Staff will report the recommendations from the Board Policy Analysis Committee meeting of January 7 and request Board action to release the Plan for public review and comment

4. Job Access and Reverse Commute Competitive Grant Program - Regional Plan Consistency and Applicant Selection

Recommended qualified applicants and consistency of the proposed projects with the Regional Plan will be presented to the Board.

5. Fiscal Year 2001 Planning Work Program Amendment: Telework Pilot Program for Emissions Trading

Board approval is being requested to amend the FY 2001 Planning Work Program for DVRPC to work with the National Environmental Policy Institute to establish a pilot program for telecommuting in which credits will be accumulated for use or for sale in meeting other air quality obligations.

6. Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) Funding Requests in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties

PENNVEST has forwarded nine applications to DVRPC for review for consistency with the regional plan.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

7. Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report

Patrick Starr, RCC Chairman, will report to the Board the activities of the RCC's meeting of February 13, 2001.

INFORMATION ITEMS

8. Executive Director's Report

U.S. DOT Tri-Annual Review and Certification of DVRPC's Transportation Planning Process and Program

PRESENTATION

9. Demonstration of DVRPC's Online Mapping and Regional Information Network

Staff will present to the Board a demonstration of DVRPC's Online Mapping and Regional Information Network.

ADVISORY ITEMS

10. Committee Reports

  1. Planning Coordinating Committee/Regional Transportation Committee - John B Claffey
  2. Board Policy Analysis Committee - Barry Seymour

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NEW BUSINESS


Attachments:

  1. Minutes of meeting of January 25, 2001
  2. Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Items 2a, and 2b, 3, 4, 5, and 6)
  3. PCC/RTC Recommendations for February 22, 2001

DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2001
Immediately following Board Meeting


AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of January 25, 2001

2. Contract Authorizations

  1. PATCO Parking Study
  2. Henderson Road, Lafayette Street and Route 23 Traffic Study
  3. Final Scope Development for the Delaware River Heritage Trail

3. Adoption of DVRPC Fiscal Year 2002 Budget (July 1, 2001 - June 30, 2002)

  1. Non-participating Fund Committee Recommendation
  2. Adoption of Budget (copies of proposed budget distributed to Board in January)

4. Executive Director's Compensation Adjustment

A recommendation from the "Executive Director's Compensation Committee" will be made at the meeting.

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS