2015 June Agendas

TRANSPORTATION POLICY BOARD

FOR THE

EL PASO METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (EPMPO)

(To be held at:)

El Paso MPO Office

211 N. Florence Street, Suite 103

El Paso, Texas 79901

REVISED AGENDA Friday, June 19, 2015 at 9:00 A.M.

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance ….………………………………………………..…………………………………………..Chairperson

2. OPEN COMMENT PERIOD……………………………………………………………………………………………………………...Chairperson

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) 212-0258 at the MPO Office.

(The agenda and backup materials for the meeting packet are available on the MPO webpage:

http://elpaso-web.civica.granicuslabs.com/default.htm )

REPORTS:

3. Executive Director’s Report on Multimodal Plan Activities Update ............................................... ……….MPO

DISCUSSION AND ACTION:

4. Approve the minutes for the May 29, 2015 TPB meeting............................................................. Chairperson

5. Amend the TPB Bylaws to include a Chair and Vice-Chair .......................................................... Chairperson

for the Executive Committee to become effective after ten (10) day public involvement period to commence June 19, 2015 and end

June 29, 2015.

6. Amend the Fiscal Years (FYs) 2014-2015 Unified Planning Work:........................... City of Sunland Park, NM

Program (UPWP) to add Subtask 5.3 Camino Real Tierra Adentro Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) Study in the amount

of $2 Million of New Mexico funds.

7. Approve recommendations for a Continuous Education Program..................................................... EC Chair

8. Amend the Horizon 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) ………………………………………………………………..TPAC Chair and the 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to amend the Vista Del Sol Drive Widening Project, MPO ID#A428X-CAP/ CSJ 0924-06-507, to change funding source from Category 7 Surface Transportation Program-Metro Mobility (STP-MM) to County of El Paso Vehicle Registration Fee (VRF) funds and move the project from Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 to FY 2016.

9. Approve the recommendations on the June 2015 Project Readiness Report……………………………………………………TPAC Chair

10. Approve the recommendation to deprogram the Paso Del Norte (PDN) Port ……...…..…………………………..……...……TPAC Chair

of Entry Ready Lane Project MPO ID# C034X/CSJ 0924-06-474 in the amount of $100,000 of Category 5 funds in FY 2015 of the June 2015 Project Readiness Report.

11. Approve the recommendation to reprogram the Alameda Rapid Transit …………………………………………………………TPAC Chair

System (RTS) Operations Project in the amount of $1,000,0000 of Category 5 funds from FY 2016 to FY 2017 of the June 2015 Project Readiness Report.

12. Approve request(s) to excuse absent TPB Member(s) from the meeting ………...…………………………….………………...Chairperson

REPORTS:

13. New Mexico Long Range Transportation Plan …………………………………………………………………………………………...NMDOT

14. Monthly Report/ Announcements………………………………….………………………………………………………………..…Chairperson

15. Next Meeting: The next meeting of the TPB is scheduled at 9:00 a.m. on the 17th day of July 2015 at the El Paso MPO Office located at 211 N. Florence, Boardroom Ste. 103 (1st Floor), El Paso, TX 79901

16. 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.

REPOSTED THIS 15th day of June 2015 at the County Court House, First Floor, 500 East 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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