The DVRPC Board

6/25/1998
10:30 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 - CHAIRMAN'S COMMENTS

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

ACTION ITEMS

1.    Minutes of Meeting of May 28, 1998

2.    Extension of the DVRPC FY 1997-2000 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for Pennsylvania

PennDOT is requesting Board approval to extend the development of the DVRPC FY 1997-2000 TIP for Pennsylvania until March 31, 1999.

3.    PA 463 Congestion Management System Report (Montgomery County)

The Congestoin Management System Report for PA 463 (Horsham Road) in Montgomery County is complete and ready for approval.  Staff will present a description of the projects, the CMS, and associated commitments.

4.    1997 DVRPC County and Municipal Population, Household, and Employment Estimates

DVRPC staff has developed and will present estimates of population and employment for 1997.  This information is necessary for various studies and planning activities including the update of long range regional forecasts.

5.    Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) Funding Request in Chester County

PENNVEST has forwarded an application to DVRPC for review for consistency with the regional plan.  The project, would improve and upgrade the existing wastewater treatment plant serving the Borough of South Coatesville and the Borough of Modena, Chester County.  This area has been identified as a Revitalized Center in the DVRPC Year 2020 Plan, therefore this application is consistent with the Year 2020 Plan.

6.    Election of DVRPC Board Officers for Fiscal Year 1999

The Nominating Committee proposes the following slate of candidates for office in Fiscal Year 1999 (July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999).

Chairman:    Colin A. Hanna, Chester County
Vice Chairman:    Jerrold D. Colton, New Jersey Governor's Appointee
Secretary:    Timothy J. Carson, Pennsylvania Governor's Appointee
Treasurer:    Ridgeley P. Ware, Burlington County

Nominations may also be made from the floor.

7.    DVRPC Position on Year 2000 Census

    In June of 1997, the DVRPC Board adopted a position statement on several issues in regard to the Year 2000 Census, including support for efforts to include all residents and support for the use of statistical sampling in 2000 (see attached).  The Committee will review that statement and decide on any further course of action.

INFORMATION ITEMS    

8.    Executive Director's Report

a.    Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) Update

    b.    TransitChek Policy Committee        

ADVISORY ITEMS

9.    Election of New Jersey County and Pennsylvania County Representatives to Serve on Executive Committee for FY 1999
a.    Result of New Jersey Caucus
b.    Result of Pennsylvania Caucus

10.    Committee Reports
a.    Planning Coordinating Committee/Regional Transportation Committee        -   John B. Claffey
b.    Regional Citizens Committee            -   Dennis Winters
c.    Policy Analysis Committee            -   Ridgeley P. Ware
d.    Regional Housing Committee            -   B. Seymour
e.    Goods Movement Task Force            -   John J. Coscia
f.    Information Resources Exchange Group    -   B. Seymour
g.    Regional Aviation Committee            -   Roger Moog

OLD BUSINESS

At the regular May Board meeting, the Regional Citizens Committee submitted two resolutions for consideration.  The first resolution requested the DVRPC Board to encourage the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission to more closely participate in regional efforts and the second resolution was in support of reforms to the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code.  These resolutions were forwarded to the Board Policy Committee.  The Board Policy Committee will present their recommendations to the Board.

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:
(1)    Minutes of meeting of May 28, 1998
(2)    Commissioner Summary Sheet (Action Item 2, 3, 4,5, 6 and 7)
(3)    PCC/RTC Recommendations for June 25, 1998
(4)    RCC Recommendations for June 25, 1998


DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 1998
Immediately following Board Meeting

Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads *
The Fidelity Building, 28th Floor
123 South Broad Street
(Broad & Samson Streets)
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 772-1500

* PLEASE NOTE - LOCATION CHANGE (directions attached)

AGENDA


CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS

1.    Minutes of Meeting of May 28, 1998

2.    Selection of Consultant for Airport Pavement Management Program
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has suggested that all airports receiving funds for runway, taxiway and aircraft parking have a pavement management system.  DVRPC has included this work in both the FY 1997 and FY 1998 airport planning work programs.

3.    Election of Board Officers for Fiscal Year 1999
The Nominating Committee proposes the following slate of candidates for the Executive Committee officers in Fiscal Year 1999 (July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999).

Chairman:    Colin A. Hanna, Chester County
Vice Chairman:    Jerrold D. Colton, New Jersey Governor's Appointee
Secretary:    Timothy J. Carson, Pennsylvania Governor's Appointee

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

LUNCH

TOUR

(See enclosed flyer)

Attachments:
(1)    Minutes of Meeting of May 28, 1998
(2)    Commissioners Summary Sheet (Action Item 2)