The DVRPC Board

3/22/2001
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 February 22, 2001

2. DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendments

  1. TIP Action PA0117 - Smart Bridges (Delaware River Port Authority)
  2. TIP Action PA0118 - Passyunk Avenue Drawbridge Rehabilitation (PennDOT)
  3. TIP Action NJ0106 - East Atlantic Avenue Bike/Pedestrian Trail (Camden County)
  4. TIP Action NJ0107 - NJDOT Adjustment Package

3. FY 2002 Planning Work Program Amendment: PennDOT Transportation Management Association (TMA) Proposed Work Program Funding

In addition to their regular core program, the Pennsylvania TMAs have requested a funding increase for their TMA Assistance Grants in FY 2002. Staff will present an overview of their total grant request and the details of individual applications for these funds.

4. FY 2001 Pennsylvania and FY 2002 New Jersey Job Access and Reverse Commute Competitive Grant Program - Project Priorities and TIP Commitment

A Special Committee delegated by the Board to review and prioritize the list of applicant projects in Pennsylvania and New Jersey will recommend to the Board the priority projects for inclusion in the respective applications to the FTA.

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

  1. East Greenwich Township, Gloucester County
  2. Gloucester County Municipal Utilities Authority (GCUA)

DISCUSSION ITEMS

6. Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report

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

INFORMATION ITEMS

7. Executive Director's Report

  1. Status of FY 2000 Census
  2. Ozone Action Partnership Board Meeting, February 26, 2001
  3. National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) Policy Conference, Washington, March 17-20, 2001
  4. FHWA/FTA National Operations Regional Dialogue Sessions, May 2001
  5. Year 2025 Land Use and Transportation Plan Public Meetings

PRESENTATION

8. Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Long Range Plan

John Durbin, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, will present the overall needs and direction of the turnpike in Southeastern Pennsylvania and some of the current ongoing activities.

9. Home Ownership: A Dream Still Vanishing

Staff will present an update of the Commission's 1990 report on housing affordability. The current study considers the ability of average as well as first-time home buyers to purchase a median-priced home in each of the region's 353 municipalities.

ADVISORY ITEMS

10. Committee Reports

  1. Planning Coordinating Committee/Regional Transportation Committee - John B. Claffey
  2. Regional Land Use and Development Committee - Barry Seymour
  3. Information Resources Exchange Group - Barry Seymour
  4. Regional Aviation Committee - Roger Moog
  5. Tri-County Water Quality Management Board - Barry Seymour

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:

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

DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2001
Immediately following Board Meeting

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of February 22, 2001

2. Executive Director's Compensation Adjustment

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

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:

  1. Minutes of Meeting of February 22, 2001
  2. Commissioner Summary Sheet (Action Item 2)