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Iowa Transportation Commission to meet on March 9

Iowa Transportation Commission to meet on March 9

The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting via teleconference on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

Time

Title

 

Presenter

1 p.m.

*Approve Minutes of the

Feb. 9, 2021, Commission Meeting

 

Danielle Madden,

Commission assistant,

515-239-1919

 

Commission Comments

  
 

Iowa DOT Comments

  
 

*Commission Meeting Dates from July 2021 through June 2022

 

Danielle Madden,

Commission assistant,

515-239-1919

 

*Administrative Rules - 761 IAC

- 520, Regulations Applicable to Carriers

- 529, For-Hire Interstate Motor Carrier Authority

- 607, Commercial Driver Licensing

 

Melissa Gillett, director,

Motor Vehicle Division,

515-237-3121

 

*Administrative Rules -761 IAC

- 424, Transporter Plates

 

Melissa Gillett, director,

Motor Vehicle Division,

515-237-3121

 

*Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) application – Algona

 

Craig Markley, director,

Systems Planning Bureau,

515-239-1027

 

*RISE applications - Estherville

 

Craig Markley, director,

Systems Planning Bureau,

515-239-1027

 

*Mooring Cell Funding Recommendation

 

Craig Markley, director,

Systems Planning Bureau,

515-239-1027

 

*Linking Iowa’s Freight Transportation System Program Funding Recommendations

 

Laura Hutzell,

Rail Transportation Bureau,

515-239-1066

 

*Statewide Line Items (2022-2026 Highway Program

 

Stuart Anderson, director, Planning, Programming & Modal Division,

515-239-1661

 

*Federal Fiscal Year 2021 Appropriation and COVID Relief Funding Recommendations

 

Stuart Anderson, director, Planning, Programming & Modal Division,

515-239-1661

1:10 p.m.

Adjourn

  

*Action items

Informal workshop session

The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT Tuesday, March 9, 2021, via teleconference beginning at 9:30 a.m. The following transportation-related matters may be discussed, but no action will be taken during the meeting. The items are listed in no particular order and may be discussed at any point during the workshop.

  • Commission input
    • Director’s welcome
    • Administrative Rules
      • 761 IAC 520 – Regulations Applicable to Carriers
      • 761 IAC 529 – For-Hire Interstate Motor Carrier Authority
      • 761 IAC 607 – Commercial Driver Licensing
      • 761 IAC 424 – Transporter Plates
    • Future Commission Meeting Dates
    • COVID-19 Transportation Funding Impact Update and COVID Relief Funding Recommendation
    • 2021 Highway Program Balance Report
    • April Commission Tour Benchmark Assessment and Preview
    • RISE Projects
      • Algona Local Development
      • Estherville Local Development
    • Lock and Dam Study – Mooring Cell Recommendation
    • Linking Iowa’s Freight Transportation System (LIFTS) Program Funding Recommendations – (This program was discussed at the February Commission meeting and details are available at  https://iowadot.gov/iowarail/financial-assistance/lifts)
    • Corridor Preservation
      • I-380 from North Liberty to Cedar Rapids
      • I-80 from west of the U.S. 6/169 interchange to Grand Prairie Parkway
    • Five-year Program
      • Trade-off Analysis
      • Program Development

The delivery method of the online public meeting has been changed from Skype to Teams. There are two ways to listen to the Iowa Transportation Commission’s informal workshop session or business meeting or public input session when scheduled. The broadcast feed and phone lines are active 15 minutes prior to each meeting or session and discontinued immediately after a meeting ends.

Live audio and some presentation materials will be available via the Microsoft Teams Meeting link.

For those who wish to only join via audio, dial 515-817-6093 and use conference ID 333 771 076#

Federal and state laws prohibit employment and/or public accommodation discrimination on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. If you believe you have been discriminated against, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission at 800-457-4416 or Iowa Department of Transportation’s affirmative action officer.



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