The DVRPC Board

2/26/2009
10:00 AM

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 - CHAIR'S COMMENTS

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

 

ACTION ITEMS  

 

1.    Minutes of Meeting of January 22, 2009

 

2.    DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions                    

 

a.    PA09-19a:  Clay Ridge Bridge Over Beaver Creek Bridge Replacement Project (MPMS #13014), Bucks County

b.    PA09-19b:  Church Road Bridge Over Valley Creek Bridge Replacement Project (MPMS #14261), Chester County            

c.    PA09-19c:  Station Road Bridge Over Chester Creek Bridge Replacement        Project (MPMS #15183), Delaware County

d.    PA09-20a:  Pineville Road Bridge Over Pidcock Creek Bridge Replacement    Project (MPMS #13242), Bucks County

e.    NJ09-07:  Route 295/42/I-76 Direct Connection (DB #355), Camden County

f.     NJ09-08:  Route 130, Campus Drive (DB #95078B1), Burlington County

 

3.    Approval of Recommended Projects for Economic Recovery Legislation          

As the region prepares to receive new funding for infrastructure from the proposed  Economic Recovery Legislation, DVRPC has been working with stakeholders to identify projects which could advance under this new program.  Recommended projects will be reviewed and discussed by the Board for approval.

 
   

4.        Recommendation for Reaffirmation of Conformity Determination of the  FY 2009-2012 TIPs for Pennsylvania and New Jersey and the Destination 2030     Long Range Plan            

The Wilmington Area Planning Council (WILMAPCO) is currently in the process of adopting their FY 2010-2012 TIP and New Castle County, Delaware is part of the Philadelphia-Wilmington PM 2.5 non-attainment area.  DVRPC must reaffirm its conformity findings to support WILMAPCO's conformity findings for their new TIP.

 
 

DISCUSSION ITEMS

       

5.    Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report             

The activities from the RCC Meeting of February 17, 2009 will be reported to the Board.

 

PRESENTATIONS

   

6.    Using Technology to Support Effective Infrastructure Decision Making   

 Anthony Bartolomeo, Pennoni Associates, will present to the Board a presentation which centers on the development of an Asset Management System based on smart technology.  It offers decision makers a means to determine the best use of limited capital improvement and maintenance dollars for their infrastructure systems. 

 

7.    Climate Change - Strategies and Legislation for Reducing Transportation Green House Gases   (Cindy Burbank)        

Climate change is rapidly emerging as a major issue for MPO's and State DOTs.     Cindy Burbank, Parsons Brinckerhoff, will present to the Board a presentation which draws on a year-long study for the National Cooperative Highway Research Program.  The study summarizes information on the most promising Green House Gas reduction strategies, potential Federal legislation, developments at the state and MPO level, and the need for climate adaptation planning.  

 

8.    Committee Reports

    a.    Supplemental Projects Status Memorandum for Congestion Management  Process (CMP)     

    b.    Freight Partnership Meeting

    c.    Philadelphia Sustainability Awards        

    d.    NARC Conference   

    e.    DVRPC Annual Dinner Awards

 

9.    Committee Reports       

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

b.    Regional Safety Task Force    - Regina Moore

c.    Land Use Transportation and Economic Development    - Evangeline Linkous        

b.    Land Use and Housing Committee    - Mary Bell

 

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 January 22, 2008
(2)    Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Items 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f, 3 and 4)
(3)    PCC/RTC Recommendations for February 26, 2009


 

DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

   

Thursday February 26, 2009
  Immediately following Board Meeting

 

    
        

 

AGENDA


 

CALL TO ORDER

 

ACTION ITEMS

 

1.    Minutes of January 22, 2009

 

2.    Adoption of the DVRPC Fiscal Year 2010 Budget   

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Attachments:     
  ((1)  Minutes of Meeting of January 22, 2009

 

* Voting Members:
New Jersey
NJ Dept. Of Community Affairs: Joyce Paul
NJ Dept. Of Transportation: Brent Barnes
NJ Governor's Appointee: Sonia Frontera
NJ Counties: Jerald R. Cureton, Esq.
City of Camden: Edward Williams


Pennsylvania
PA Governor's Policy Office: Joanne Denworth
PA Dept. of Transportation: James Ritzman
PA Governor's Appointee: David Mandelbaum
PA Counties: Carol Aichele
City of Philadelphia: Gary Jastrzab




DVRPC fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. DVRPC public meetings are held in ADA and transit-accessible facilities. auxiliary services can be provided to individuals who submit a request at least seven days prior to a meeting. For more information please visit the DVRPC website (www.dvrpc.org) or call (215) 238-2871.