The DVRPC Board

3/26/2009
10:00 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 B CHAIR'S COMMENTS

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

 

ACTION ITEMS  

 

1.    Minutes of Meeting of February 26, 2009

 

2.    DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions                    

 

a.    PA09-25:  PA 41, Gap Newport Pike over Valley Creek Bridge Replacement Project (MPMS #69917), Chester County  

 

3.    Approval of Project Selection for Pennsylvania Regional Safety Initiatives Line Item PA TIP MPMS #57927  

 

Staff will present four safety projects to be recommended for funding through the Pennsylvania Safety Initiatives Line item in the TIP, using HSIP funding.

 

4.    DVRPC FY 2009 and FY 2010 Amendments     

 

a.    Quakertown Rail Restoration Study, Phase II      

 

b.    US 422 River Crossing Complex Traffic Study, Supplement 1      

 

c.    Planning and Designing a Local Food Economy Grant Program           

 

5.    Approval of the FY 2010 PennDOT Transportation Management Assistance TMA) Grant Program Work Programs    

 

6.    Approval of  FY 2010 Mobility Alternatives Program (MAP) Work Programs      

 

7.    Approval of FY 2010 Job Access Reverse Commute (JARC) and New Freedom Funding Recommendations  

 

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

 

DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

9.        Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report       

 

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

 

PRESENTATIONS  

 

10.        Update on the Connections Long-Range Plan       

 

Staff will present an overview of various, on-going long-range plan activities including key plan policies and strategies, the financial plan and project evaluation criteria.

 

11.    Executive Director's Report       

 

a.        Pennsylvania Community Transportation Initiative project selection     

 

b.    NJ Alliance for Action Stimulus and Transportation Programs     

 

c.    Brookings Institution Regional Stimulus Approaches     

 

d.    Greater Philadelphia Regional Stimulus Meeting          

 

e.    DVRPC Annual Dinner and Awards

 

12.    Committee Reports

 

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

 

b.    Information Resource Exchange Group - Joseph Fazekas

 

c.    Regional Aviation Committee - Roger Moog

 

13.        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 February 26, 2008
  (2)    Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Items 2, 3, 4a, 4b, 4c, 5, 6, 7, and 8)
  (3)    PCC/RTC Recommendations for March 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 Meeting of February 26, 2009

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Attachments:
      (1)  Minutes of Meeting of February 26, 2009

           

* Voting Members:
            New Jersey
      NJ Dept. Of Community Affairs: Joyce Paul
      NJ Dept. Of Transportation: David A. Kuhn
      NJ Governor's Appointee: Joseph Neal, Esq.
      NJ Counties: Loius Cappelli, Jr., 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: Rina Cutler