2015 October 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 AGENDAFriday, October 23, 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 Multi-Modal Plan………………………………………………..………………………………………....…MPO

 

DISCUSSION AND ACTION:

2.Approve the minutes for the September 18, 2015 Transportation...............................................Chairperson

Policy Board (TPB) meeting.

 

3.Allow the TPB Chair to execute the Federal Transit Administration (FTA)...............................................MPO

Section 5310 Transportation Development Credit (TDC) Agreement between the El Paso MPO and the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT).

 

4.Accept the list of prioritized projects recommended by the Transportation Project………..………………………….TPAC Chairperson

Advisory Committee (TPAC) for inclusion the Horizon the 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plant (MTP), Horizon 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the new El Paso MPO’s 2017-2020 TIP from the New Mexico Call for Projects:

a.New Mexico Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (NM-CMAQ) Fiscal Year (FY) 2016; amount $1,444,165

1. Sunland Park Bus Purchase (Two-40 foot buses), $1,080,000{Sunland Park, NM}

2. 4thStreet Roadway Improvements, $364,165{Anthony, NM}

Remaining funds available: $0

b.NM-CMAQ FY 2019; amount $1,444,165

1. 4thStreet Roadway Improvements, $1,444,165{Anthony, NM}

Remaining funds available: $0

c.NM Surface Transportation Program-Large Urban (NM STP-Large Urban) FY 2018; amount $812,000

1. 4thStreet Roadway Improvements, $812,000{Anthony, NM}

Remaining funds available: $0

d.NM STP-Large Urban FY 2019; amount $812,000

1. 4thStreet Roadway Improvements, $812,000{Anthony, NM}

Remaining funds available: $0

 

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

Public Comment period (October 23, 2015 to November 4, 2015) to amend the TPB Bylaws to incorporate the Parliamentary Rules of Order.

 

6.Appointment of new member to replace Steve Norwood on the..................................................Chairperson

Executive Committee.

 

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

 

DISCUSSION:

8.Possibility and implications of the removal of tolls on roadways in the...TX State Representative Joe Pickett

MPO planning area.

REPORTS:

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

 

10.Monthly Report/ Announcements………………………………….………………………………………………………………..…Chairperson

 

Next Meeting:The next meeting of the TPB is scheduled at 9:00 a.m. on the20thday ofNovember2015 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 THIS16th day of October 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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