2014 September 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

PROPOSED AGENDAFRIDAY, September 12, 2014 at 9:00 A.M.

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

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. 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:

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

 

DISCUSSION AND ACTION:

2.Approve the minutes for the August 1,2014 TPB meeting..........................................................Chairperson

 

3.Approve amendment to TPB Bylaws due to incorporation of City of San Elizario, TX..................Chairperson

to become effective after 10 day public involvement period to commence September 12, 2014 and end September 22, 2014.

 

4.Approve the City of El Paso’s Procurement Policy as the El Paso.......................................Vice Chairperson

Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Procurement Policy.

 

5.Amend Fiscal Year (FY) 2014-2015 Unified Planning Work Program.....................................................MPO

(UPWP) to incorporate the Planning Emphasis Areas (PEAs) for federal FY 2015.

 

6.El Paso MPO Office Lease and future locations......................................................................................MPO

 

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

REPORTS:

8.Sun Metro Brio System: Mesa Corridor Overview.…………………………………………………………………….......................Sun Metro

 

9.South Central New Mexico Human Service-Public Transit............................................................................................NMDOT

Coordinated Plan Update.

 

10.GRO! El Paso: A Community Resilience Initiative…………..…………………………………………………Texas Senator Jose Rodriguez

 

11.Status of the 2008 Comprehensive Mobility Plan (’08 CMP)………………………………………………………..………………………MPO

Video – Project#17

 

12.Monthly Report………………………………………………………….……………………………………………………………….………Chair

 

13.Next Meeting:The next meeting of the TPB is scheduled at 9:00 a.m. on the 3rd day of October 2014 at the El Paso MPO Office.

 

14.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.

POSTED THIS5th day of September 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

for the El Paso MPO Study Area

 

 

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