2015 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

1.     Training 8:30am  to 9:00am………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..MPO

Commence the Transportation Policy Board meeting at 9:00am

March

PROPOSED AGENDA Friday, February 20, 2015 at 8:30 A.M.

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

3. 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) 591-9735, Ext. 11 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:

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

DISCUSSION AND ACTION:

5. Approve the minutes for the February 20, 2015 TPB meeting................................... ……………Chairperson

6. TPB Chairperson to appoint to the Executive Committee a new.................................................. Chairperson

member to fill the vacancy left by Ernesto Carrizal.

7. Project Readiness Report............................................................................................................. TPAC Chair

8. DRAFT Project Call/ Project Reporting Policy.......................................................................................... MPO

9. Amend the Horizon 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP).............................................. TPAC Chair

and the Horizon 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP):

a. Eastlake Phase I, MPO ID# P439X-MOD, to amend from Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 to FY 2016 and change funding source

from County Transportation Reinvesment Zone (TRZ) funds to County Vehicle Registration Fee (VRF) funds. (County of El Paso)

b. Eastlake Phase II, MPO ID# P438X-MOD, change funding source from Country TRZ to County VRF funds in FY 2016. (Horizon

City)

c. I-10 Ramp Improvements, MPO ID# I060X, to amend from FY 2015 to FY 2017 and change fudning source from $7,100,000 of

Category 12 funds to $4,920,000 of Category 3 Local funds (State Infrustructure Bank (SIB) funds) and $2,180,000 of Category 12

funds. (TXDOT)

d. Rojas Drive Improvments, MPO ID# P440X-MOD, to change funding source from Country TRZ funds to Country VRF funds.

(County of El Paso)

e. Old Hueco Tanks project, MPO ID# P509X-05A, to change funding source from Country TRZ funds to Country VRF funds. (City of

Socorro)

f. Delta Overpass, MPO ID# B301A, to amend from FY 2015 to FY 2017. (City of El Paso)

g. I-10 to Loop 375 Border Highway East to East and West to West project, MPO ID# I034X-MOD, to amend from FY 2016 to FY

2019 (December 2018), and rename to US54/ IH-10/ IH-110/ Loop 375 Interchange Improvements with limits from Loop 375

(Cesar Chavez) to SPUR 601 at Fred Wilson for signage only and identify as CSJ 0167-01-113. (TXDOT)

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

REPORTS:

11. Monthly Report ………………………………………………………….……………………………………………………………….………Chair

12. Next Meeting: The next meeting of the TPB is scheduled at 9:00 a.m. on the 17th day of April 2015 at the El Paso MPO Office.

13. 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 13th day of March 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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