2016 July Agendas

TRANSPORTATION POLICY BOARD

FOR THE

EL PASO METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (EPMPO)

(To be held at:)

El Paso MPO Office

211 N. Florence Street, (Boardroom) Suite 103

El Paso, Texas 79901

PROPOSED AGENDA Friday, July 22, 2016 at 9:00 A.M.

· CALL MEETING TO ORDER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

· 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. Speakers will be allowed three (3) minutes for their comments. 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 )

DISCUSSION AND ACTION:

1. Approve the minutes for the June 17, 2016 Transportation............................................................ Chairperson

Policy Board meeting.

2. Nomination/election of Chairperson................................................................................................ Chairperson

3. Nomination/election of Vice- Chairperson....................................................................................... Chairperson

*NEWLY APPOINTED CHAIRPERSON CONDUCTS MEETING

4. Appointment of 2016-2017 Executive Committee Members............................... Newly Appointed Chairperson

5. Approve the recommendation from the Transportation Project ……………………………..................................................... ………………………TPAC Chairperson and MPO

Advisory Committee (TPAC) for the Active Transportation System and authorize the TPB Chairperson to execute a resolution for the

Active Transportation System.

6. Approve the recommendations from TPAC to amend the Horizon 2040............................. TPAC Chairperson

Metropolitan Transportation Plan, the Horizon 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the Horizon 2017-2020 TIP

to program the Railroad/Highway Crossing on O’Hara Road project (MPO ID# M641X/CN E100260) to install new gates and upgrade

flashing lights using $375,000 of Rail Crossing Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) funds in FY 2018.

7. Authorize the TPB Chairperson to execute the Project Grant Agreements .................................................................................................................................................................................................. MPO

Between the El Paso Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and sub-recipients New Mexico South Central Regional Transit District, Project Amistad and City of Socorro for FY 2015 Federal Transit Administration’s Section 5310 – Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities El Paso Urbanized Area grants.

8. Direct the Executive Committee to review the New Mexico Department............................................... NMDOT

of Transportation (NMDOT) request to review membership in light of new guidance from Federal Highway Administration.

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

REPORTS:

10. Announcement of the New Mexico Transportation Alternative ……………………………………………………………………………….MPO

Program (TAP) Call for Projects for Federal Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019.

11. Monthly Report/ Announcements .………………………………….……………………………………………………….………..…Chairperson

*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

Next Meeting: The next meeting of the TPB is scheduled at 9:00 a.m. on the 19TH day of August 201 6 at the El Paso MP O Office

located at 211 N. Florence, Boardroom Ste. 103 (1st Floor), El Paso, TX 79901

ADJOURN

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 15th day of July 2016 at the County Court House, First Floor, 500 East San Antonio Street, El Paso, Texas, New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (NMPRC) website:

Mayela Granados, Recording Secretary of the

Transportation Policy Board for the El Paso MPO Study Area

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