The DVRPC Board

4/26/2001
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 March 22, 2001

2. Authorization to Open Public Comment Period for the Draft FY 2002-2004 New Jersey Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

The New Jersey TIP is developed annually and a draft will be ready for public review in May and June. Board authorization is requested to hold a 30-day public comment period.

3. DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

  1. TIP Action PA0121 - PennDOT Adjustment Package
  2. TIP Action PA0125 - Century Lane Bridge (City of Philadelphia)

4. New Jersey FY 2001 Study and Development Program Amendment

NJDOT is requesting an amendment to the FY 2001 Study and Development Program to add the concept-development phase of the I-295/Rising Sun Road (missing moves) project in Bordentown Township, Burlington County.

5. Adoption of the Year 2025 Land Use and Transportation Plan for the Delaware Valley Region

The public comment process has been completed for the Year 2025 Land Use and Transportation Plan. Staff will comment on the results of that process and request approval from the Board to adopt the Plan as presented.

6. Appointment of Nominating Committee for Fiscal Year 2002 DVRPC Board Officers

A Nominating Committee will be selected to appoint candidates for Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer to the DVRPC Board for Fiscal Year 2002 (July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002). The Chairman for FY 2002 must be from New Jersey. The committee will report these candidates at the May Board Meeting and elections will take place at the June Board Meeting.

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 April 17, 2001.

INFORMATION ITEMS

8. Executive Director's Report

Central New Jersey Forum meeting of April 19, 2001

PRESENTATION

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. Goods Movement Task Force - John J. Coscia

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:

  1. Minutes of meeting of March 22, 2001
  2. Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Items 2a, 2b, 3, 4, and 5)
  3. PCC/RTC Recommendations for April 26, 2001

DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2001
Immediately following Board Meeting

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of March 22, 2001

2. Contract Authorizations

  1. Traffic Signal Equipment Inventory for The Schuylkill Expressway Corridor between King of Prussia and Center City Philadelphia

  2. Local Scoping for Resurfacing Projects and Safety Improvements in Washington Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey

3. Proposed Amendments to DVRPC's Rules for Personnel Administration: Carryover of Annual and Sick Leave

The Executive Committee is being requested to amend the DVRPC sick and annual leave carryover polices to reflect those formulated by PennDOT.

4. Appointment of Nominating Committee for Fiscal Year 2002 DVRPC Executive Committee Officers

A Nominating Committee will be selected to appoint Chairman, Vice Chairman and Secretary to the Executive Committee of the DVRPC Board. The Chairman for FY 2002 must be from New Jersey. The committee will report the candidates at the May Board meeting and elections will take place at the June Board meeting.

INFORMATION ITEM

5. FY 2001 Planning Work Program Third Quarter Report

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:

  1. Minutes of Meeting of March 22, 2001
  2. Commissioner Summary Sheet (Action Items 2a, 2b and 3)