2014 March Agendas

TRANSPORTATION POLICY BOARD

FOR THE

EL PASO METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (EPMPO)

(To be held at:)

El Paso MPO Office

10767 Gateway Blvd. West, Suite 605

El Paso, Texas 79935

PROPOSED AGENDA ------------------- FRIDAY, March 7, 2014 at 9:00 A.M.

Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance.......................................................................................................................................................... Chair

OPEN COMMENT PERIOD

The Transportation Policy Board (TPB) will allow speakers from the audience to comment on any transportation related issue that is not on the agenda. During the course of the meeting, audience members will be given an opportunity to discuss each item in the order in which it appears on the agenda, after the Board has discussed the item. The TPB retains the option to set reasonable limits on the number, frequency, and length of presentations. For more information, please contact Mayela Granados, (915) 591-9735, Ext. 11 at the MPO Office.

REPORT

1. Executive Director’s Report........................................................................................................................................................ ……….MPO

DISCUSSION AND ACTION:

2. Approve the minutes for the February 7, 2014 TPB meeting............................................................................................................... Chair

3. San Elizario Membership....................................................................................................................................................................... Chair

4. Approve request(s) to excuse absent TPB Member(s) from the meeting ………...…………………………….………………………...Chair

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO APPROVE RECOMMENDATION FROM THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (EC) ON:

5. Election process of TPB Officers for Chair and Vice-Chair are to be ............................................................................................ Vice-Chair

nominated and elected separately, appointed officials are not eligible for nominations of Chair and Vice-Chair, re-election as Chair

or Vice-Chair is allowed after being out two years, and nominees for Chair and Vice-Chair must have sat on the EC for at least one

year at any given time.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE TRANSPORTATION PROJECT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

(TPAC) TO:

6. Adopt the proposed Federal Functional Classification updates of New……….…………………….…………..……….………..TPAC Chair

Mexico roads in EPMPO study area.

7. Adoption of the EPMPO Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section …….……………………………….…………………….TPAC Chair 5310 Program Management Plan (PMP)

REPORTS:

8. Announcement on calls for projects: …………………………………………………………………………………………………………..MPO

a.) Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 TIGER Discretionary Grants Program

b.) NMDOT solicitation of proposals for Transportation Safety Improvement projects.

9. Status of the 2008 Comprehensive Mobility Plan (’08 CMP)………………………………………………………..……………………TXDOT

10. Monthly Report ………………………………………………………….……………………………………………………………….………Chair

11. Next Meeting: The next meeting of the TPB is scheduled at 9:00 a.m. on the 4th day of April 2014 at the El Paso MPO Office.

12. Adjournment.

Sign Language and foreign interpreters (provided that one is available) and copies of the Agenda will be provided in Braille, large print, other languages or audiotape upon request made at a minimum of 48 hours prior to the date and time of the meeting.

Lenguaje de señas, intérpretes al Español (a condición de que uno esté disponible) y copias de la agenda se proveerán en Braille, copias ampliadas, otros lenguajes o la cinta magnética para audio con petición de un mínimo de 48 horas antes de la fecha y de la hora de la reunión.

POSTED THIS 28st day of February 2014 at the County Court House, First Floor, 500 E. San Antonio Street, El Paso, Texas, New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (NMPRC) website:

www.nmprc.state.nm.us

*EXECUTIVE SESSION

The Transportation Policy Board may retire into EXECUTIVE SESSION pursuant to the Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapter D, to discuss any of the following: (The items listed below are matters of the sort routinely discussed in Executive Session, but the Transportation Policy Board may move to Executive Session any of the items on this agenda, consistent with the terms of the Open Meetings Act.) The Transportation Policy Board will return to open session to take any final action and may also, at any time during the meeting, bring forward any of the following items for public discussion, as appropriate.

Section 551.071 CONSULTATION WITH ATTORNEY

Section 551.072 DELIBERATION REGARDING REAL PROPERTY

Section 551.073 DELIBERATION REGARDING PROSPECTIVE GIFTS

Section 551.074 PERSONNEL MATTERS

Section 551.076 DELIBERATION REGARDING SECURITY DEVICES

Section 551.087 DELIBERATION REGARDING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEGOTIATIONS

Mayela Granados, Recording Secretary of the Transportation Policy Board

for the El Paso MPO Study Area

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