2015 November Agendas

TRANSPORTATION POLICY BOARD

FOR THE

EL PASO METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (EPMPO)

(To be heldat:)

El Paso MPO Office

211 N. Florence Street, (Boardroom) Suite 103

El Paso, Texas 79901

PROPOSED AGENDAFriday, November 20, 2015 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://www.elpasompo.org)

*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

 

EX1..............................................................................................................Discussion and action of Executive Director’s Contract (551.074)............................................................……………..Executive Committee Chair

REPORTS:

1.Executive Director’s Report on the Horizon 2040 Metropolitan.…….…………………………..………………………………………....…MPO

Transportation Plan (MTP) Update and 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) development.

 

DISCUSSION AND ACTION:

2. Approve the minutes for the October 23, 2015 Transportation....................................................Chairperson

Policy Board (TPB) meeting.

 

3. Adopt the Parliamentary Rules of Order for all meetings. Begin 10 day..............Executive Committee Chair

Public Comment period (November 20, 2015 to November 30, 2015) to amend the TPB Bylaws to incorporate the Parliamentary Rules of Order.

 

4. Approve the recommendation from the Transportation Project Advisory..........................TPAC Chairperson

Committee (TPAC) on the Proposition 1 (Prop 1) candidate projects for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017 to be included in the Horizon 2040 MTP and the Horizon 2015-2018 TIP:

a.I-10 Widening project, upgrade to 8 lanes from FM 659 Zaragoza Road to Eastlake Boulevard, using Prop 1 funding in the amount of $15.69M in FY 2016.This project is currently in the Horizon 2040 MTP in FY 2019.

b.Mesa Park Interchange and Frontage Roads project, to construct a frontage road facility from Mesa Park Interchange / to Executive Center Interchange and Overpass at Mesa Park, using Prop 1 funding in FY 2017.The total project cost is $23M. This project is contingent upon the development of an updated Horizon 2040 MTP.

 

5. Approve proposed 2016 TPB meeting schedule......................................................................................MPO

 

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

 

REPORTS:

7. Secure Border Trade Demonstration Project Update.........................................................................................Secure Origins

 

8. Monthly Report/ Announcements………………………………….………………………………………………………………..…Chairperson

Next Meeting:The next meeting of the TPB is scheduled at 9:00 a.m. on the18thday ofDecember2015 at the El Paso MPO

Officelocated at 211 N. Florence, Boardroom Ste. 103 (1stFloor), El Paso, TX 79901

 

ADJOURN

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.

 

POSTED THIS13th day of November 2015at 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

 

 

 

Mayela Granados, Recording Secretary of the

Transportation Policy Board for the El Paso MPO Study Area

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