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2014 December-Amended Agendas

TRANSPORTATION POLICY BOARD

FOR THE

EL PASO METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (EPMPO)

(To be heldat:)

El Paso MPO Office

10767 Gateway Blvd. West, Suite 605

El Paso, Texas 79935

AMENDED AGENDAFriday, December 5, 2014 at 9:00 A.M.

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

1.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.

 

 

REPORTS:

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

a. Proposition 1 Call for Projects

b. Federal Transit Administration (FTA) 5310 El Paso Urbanized Area Grant Update

 

 

DISCUSSION AND ACTION:

3.Approve the minutes for the November 7,2014TPB meeting....................................................Chairperson

 

4.Approve Proposed 2015 TPB Meeting Schedule.........................................................................Chairperson

 

5.Resolution authorizing TPB Chairperson to execute the Memorandum..................................................MPO

Of Agreement between the El Paso MPO and the Mesilla Valley MPO.

 

6.Request of:............................................................................................................City Representative Acosta

a.Videotapingof Transportation Project Advisory Committee (TPAC).

b.Havevideo of meetings available online.

c.Haveminutes of meetings available prior to the next subsequent TPAC meeting.

 

7.Approve amendment for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014-2015 Unified Planning............................................MPO

Work Program (UPWP) to program $425,000 of New Mexico State Planning andResesarch(SPR) funds.

 

8.Approve Fiscal Year (FY) 2014-2015 Texas Transportation Alternatives........................Mayor Walter Miller

Program (TAP) Projects for inclusion in the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).

 

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

REPORTS:

10.Update on Union Pacific Railroad Double Track Project..........................................................................Union Pacific Railroad

 

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

 

12.Next Meeting:January Date to be announced at the end of the December meeting.

 

13.Adjournment.

Sign Language and foreign interpreters (provided that one is available)and copies of the Agenda will be provided inBraille, large print, other languages or audiotapeupon request made at a minimum of48 hoursprior 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 enBraille, copias ampliadas, otros lenguajes o la cinta magnética para audiocon petición de un mínimo de 48 horas antes de la fecha y de la hora de la reunión.

 

 

REPOSTED THIS1st day of December 2014at 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

TheTransportation Policy Boardmay retire intoEXECUTIVE SESSIONpursuant 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 551.071CONSULTATION WITH ATTORNEY

Section 551.072DELIBERATION REGARDING REAL PROPERTY

Section 551.073DELIBERATION REGARDING PROSPECTIVE GIFTS

Section 551.074PERSONNEL MATTERS

Section 551.076DELIBERATION REGARDING SECURITY DEVICES

Section 551.087DELIBERATION REGARDING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEGOTIATIONS

 

 

 

Mayela Granados, Recording Secretary of the Transportation Policy Board

forthe El Paso MPO Study Area

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